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Dave and Ann Wilson

Loyalty and Decision Making

September 5, 2014
Differences, though normal, often strain a marriage. Husband and wife team Tim and Joy Downs tell how differences in priorities, structure, and even the way we make decisions challenges husbands and wives to understand and love each other.

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Opposites attract, but later they attack. Those are the thoughts of award-winning authors Tim and Joy Downs as they discuss how different obligations and expectations can stir up conflict in marriage.
September 4, 2014
Are you and your spouse as different as night and day? If so, you're not alone. Polar opposites Tim and Joy Downs laugh as they recall their differences and remind couples that God can use those "very different characteristics" in your spouse to mold and shape you in a beautiful way.
September 3, 2014
Women can be a powerful influence for good in the family.  Barbara Rainey encourages women to raise their vision and discover God’s third essential calling on their lives--being women who are world-changers.
September 2, 2014
Every day, married women have a myriad of choices for spending their day.  Barbara Rainey discusses two essentials for every married woman--being a woman of the Word and being a helper to her husband.
September 1, 2014
Pastor Daniel Kaggwa's church in Uganda closed an orphanage by fostering all of the children through local church families.  Pastor Kaggwa shares the remarkable story of how the people in his community rallied together for the love of orphans.
August 29, 2014
Tyrone Flowers was a promising young athlete whose athletic career was cut short when a teammate shot him, leaving him paralyzed.  Tyrone went on to achieve his law degree, and currently uses it to help urban youth.  He shares the details of his story, and how God has been working in his life.
August 28, 2014
Barbara Rainey talks about her daughter Deborah, whom she and Dennis adopted more than twenty years ago. Barbara also shares some of the ways adoption affects your marriage, your other children, and your relationship with Christ.
August 27, 2014
Adoption is a blessing that's riddled with challenges. Jon and Shelly Bergeron talk frankly about the realities of adoption. Parents of two deaf sons, Jon and Shelly share how they assumed that their love and care would be the cure-all for their adoptive children, but soon discovered that love wasn't going to heal the traumas each boy had experienced. Though both boys are better off than they would have been, the Bergerons ask prospective parents to consider that adoption is not without difficult financial, emotional and spiritual costs.
August 26, 2014
Jon and Shelly Bergeron were comfortable in life. Jon was finally finished with graduate school and enjoying his work as a child psychologist. Not feeling the need for biological children, Jon and Shelly decided to become foster parents, but were adamant about not adopting. How then, do they now have two adopted children? Jon and Shelly talk about their tentative trek into the world of adoption, first by adopting a deaf boy from the foster care system and next by adopting a deaf teen from China.
August 25, 2014
Tired of the ups and downs of a boy-crazy life? Then join us, when Paula Hendricks, a former boy-crazy girl, tells how she got off the crazy roller coaster of boy-girl relationships by deepening her faith and trusting in the God who made her and knows her best. Paula takes listeners through the boy-crazy quiz so they can find out if they're boy-crazy too.
August 22, 2014
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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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