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Dave and Ann Wilson

Learning How to Love

December 21, 2017

Don and Sally Meredith, cofounders of FamilyLife, join their good friends Dennis and Barbara Rainey to reminisce about the good ol' days. The Merediths were opposites when they first married, but they both knew the Lord and were committed to working through their issues. As Don sought wisdom from the Scriptures about how to love Sally well, he began to share what he was learning with others. This eventually led to the ministry that is now called FamilyLife.

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Missionary Katie Davis Majors, author of the book, "Daring to Hope," talks about the lives of the people she's served while in Uganda. She also tells the story of the way her husband, Benji, proposed and how her 13 adopted daughters were able to witness it.
December 20, 2017
Author Katie Davis Majors, a wife and mother of 14, talks about the realities of living and serving as a missionary in Uganda. Majors tells the story of Mack, the village alcoholic who put his trust in Jesus, and shares how her understanding of God has changed since she first stepped foot on Ugandan soil in 2006.
December 19, 2017
Katie Davis Majors was just 18 years old when she went to Uganda for the first time. By age 20, she had founded Amazima Ministries, and by 23, she had become the mother to 13 beautiful girls by way of adoption. Majors tells how God surprised her with her husband, Benji, and reveals what God has shown her while walking through pain and hardship.
December 18, 2017
Amy Peterson, author of the book, "Dangerous Territory," tells how she tried to satisfy her sense of wanderlust by serving as a teacher in Southeast Asia. As only one of two Christians in a town of 250,000 people, Peterson talks about the challenges and joys of sharing the gospel with her students. During her time there she also saw her thinking change between how she defined great things and how God defined it.  
December 15, 2017
As a child, Amy Peterson read tales of brave missionaries and longed to serve God in an extraordinary way, too. While in high school, Peterson made a commitment to serve God overseas for one year. She got her chance after college, and talks about what it was like to serve God in Southeast Asia.
December 14, 2017
Do your kids know how to think critically? John Stonestreet, author of "A Practical Guide to Culture," talks about hot button issues of our culture—like pornography, promiscuity, sexual orientation, and gender identity—and teaches parents how to engage their kids around these topics.
December 13, 2017
Today's youth are bombarded by information, yet they lack the necessary tools to discern and navigate the cultural waters. John Stonestreet, Colson Center president, believes kids need to rely on their parents to help them distinguish the lies from the truth. Stonestreet encourages parents to gather the family around the dinner table (minus the screens) and to spend time connecting with their kids in and out of the kitchen.
December 12, 2017
John Stonestreet, president of the Colson Center and host of "BreakPoint," tells how advancements are changing our society for the good and bad. Stonestreet reminds listeners we aren't the first generation to face a broken culture. Believers have to decide how to interact within society, and how to live out their convictions despite the world's brokenness.
December 11, 2017
Author Sally Lloyd-Jones tells about her calling as a children's author and stresses the importance of reading and connecting with children. In her latest book, "Baby Wren and the Great Gift," a tiny wren is in awe of the incredible creatures that surround her, all the while wishing she had a special gift to share. As she marvels at the beauty around her, she discovers a unique talent that’s been inside her all along.
December 8, 2017
Popular children's author Sally Lloyd-Jones gets us in the spirit of the holidays by recalling the Christmases of her youth in Africa and England. Her book, "Song of the Stars," recounts the birth of Christ.
December 7, 2017
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About FamilyLife Today®

FamilyLife Today® is a weekday podcast featuring fun, engaging conversations that help families grow together with Jesus while pursuing the relationships that matter most.

About Dave and Ann Wilson

Dave and Ann Wilson are co-hosts of FamilyLife Today©, FamilyLife’s nationally-syndicated radio program.

Dave and Ann have been married for more than 40 years and have spent the last 35 teaching and mentoring couples and parents across the country. They have been featured speakers at FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® since 1993, and have also hosted their own marriage conferences across the country.

Dave and Ann helped plant Kensington Community Church in Detroit, Michigan where they served together in ministry for more than three decades, wrapping up their time at Kensington in 2020.

The Wilsons are the creative force behind DVD teaching series Rock Your Marriage and The Survival Guide To Parenting, as well as authors of the recently released books Vertical Marriage (Zondervan, 2019) and No Perfect Parents (Zondervan, 2021).

Dave is a graduate of the International School of Theology, where he received a Master of Divinity degree. A Ball State University Hall of Fame Quarterback, Dave served the Detroit Lions as Chaplain for thirty-three years. Ann attended the University of Kentucky. She has been active with Dave in ministry as a speaker, writer, small group leader, and mentor to countless women.

The Wilsons live in the Detroit area. They have three grown sons, CJ, Austin, and Cody, three daughters-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren.

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