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Dave and Ann Wilson

Learning the Language of Love

February 17, 2020

What says love to you? A tender touch? A surprise gift? Time with your honey? Gary Chapman, author of “The Five Love Languages,” joins blended-family expert Ron Deal, to talk about the love languages and the blended family. 

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Dave and Ann Wilson walk through an acrostic built around the word "touch." They offer helpful ways for husbands and wives to communicate love through non-sexual touch.
February 14, 2020
Pastor Dave Wilson and his wife, Ann, talk about the value of communicating love to your spouse using non-sexual touch. They share stories about their failures and successes.
February 13, 2020
Pastor Jonathan "JP" Pokluda talks about the benefits of living in community. He reminds us that “bad company corrupts good morals,” and talks about the wisdom of walking in the counsel of the righteous. What if your children are walking with the wrong crowd? Pokluda shares sound advice.
February 12, 2020
Are today’s college students ready to face the responsibilities of adulthood? Pastor Jonathan "JP" Pokluda, author of “Welcome to Adulting,” says “No.” Pokluda wasn't either and recalls the many job changes he made as a young man dreaming of becoming a millionaire. Coming to Christ, however, changed his perspective and his goals.
February 11, 2020
Author Jonathan "JP" Pokluda remembers his growth to adulthood and the many mistakes he made along the way, despite being raised in church. One night in college he sensed his depravity and called out to God. After chasing the American Dream, Pokluda tells how he placed his faith in Christ and found the key to real purpose and joy. 
February 10, 2020
Larry and Gladine McCall, authors of the book “Grandparenting with Grace,” talk about the special calling of grandparents. While grandparents can certainly bring the fun factor into grandchildren’s lives, a grandparent’s role is so much more. The McCalls tell how they’ve spoken into their grandchildren’s lives in a positive way. 
February 7, 2020
Grandparents Larry and Gladine McCall talk about the joy of grandparenting with intentionality. The McCalls remind us of Deuteronomy 4 and Psalm 78 which teach us not to forget to tell the generations about the hope of God. Together they share how they point their grandchildren towards the Lord, and at the same time respect their adult children.           
February 6, 2020
Author Hannah Anderson talks about justice and our call as Christians to pursue what is just. In order to do this, we must treat people honorably as endowed by our Creator, God. Learn how to teach your children to promote justice without raising legalists. 
February 5, 2020
Author Hannah Anderson explains what it means to be discerning and how to pursue the good in others even while disagreeing with them. Find out why humbling ourselves is something we must do before we attempt to speak the truth in love to others.   
February 4, 2020
In a culture filled with opinions, who should you listen to? Hannah Anderson, author of the book “All That’s Good,” dives deep into the topic of discernment. Too many opinions can be overwhelming. Hannah tells how she’s training her children to decide between what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s the best.
February 3, 2020
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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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