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Dave and Ann Wilson

Moral Majority to Moral Minority

December 28, 2016
Forty years ago, a so-called Moral Majority came to national prominence, as vocal Christians resisted gay-rights advocates in Florida. In the ensuing four decades, the moral norms of our nation have shifted and eroded to the point that Christians now find themselves a definite moral minority. What happened, and can we reverse the slide? Dr. Al Mohler provides crucial insights on the next FamilyLife Today.

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Author Gloria Furman reminds mothers they have been designed to nurture the lives He creates. The biggest challenge, she admits, is forgetting that the Jesus she worships has walked out of His grave and is alive, and that He is with her in this parenting mission.
December 27, 2016
Gloria Furman, a popular blogger and mother of four, gives mothers a biblical view of motherhood. Too many moms, Furman says, see limitations rather than the incredible opportunities they have to make disciples for Christ. Mom, you are a woman on a mission!
December 26, 2016
Astronaut Butch Wilmore and his wife, Deanna, talk about the difficult training that's involved in becoming an astronaut. Wilmore, the pilot on the Space Shuttle Atlantis in 2009, describes what it's like being in space and living and working aboard the Space Shuttle. Wilmore also describes his first space walk.
December 23, 2016
NASA Astronaut Butch Wilmore and his wife, Deanna, tell how they met and how they've worked to build their marriage on Christ and the Scriptures. Barry shares how he came to be an astronaut, and Deanna explains how she encourages Butch to step up, especially when it comes to keeping their marriage and family first.
December 22, 2016
Dennis and Barbara Rainey, along with Jeff Kemp, provide solid biblical answers to questions concerning broken family relationships. A few of the topics they cover include: preventing sibling conflicts between adult children, handling estranged family relationships, and how to rebuild a marriage after marital and spiritual dysfunction.
December 21, 2016
If someone's sin must be confronted, it is best done in the context of relationship. How do you disciple followers of Christ, when the norms of the culture--not the Bible--define the worldview? Hear some respected pastors and their wives offer their perspective on this challenging topic.
December 20, 2016
In Post Modern America, gender identity is considered fluid. How do you minister, and stay true to the gospel, when the cultural winds are blowing in the wrong direction? Hear some pastors and their wives offer relevant, biblical guidance for being effective communicators of the Gospel.
December 19, 2016
It is said, God doesn't choose the equipped, He equips those he chooses. In this case, he chose a single woman, Ney Bailey. She felt the burden the failing marriages of her co-workers in ministry. Through her, influence, the ministry of FamilyLife was birthed. Ney Bailey, Dave and Sande Sunde, and Dennis and Barbara Rainey share what it was like in the beginning days of the ministry of FamilyLife.
December 16, 2016
Rick Johnson, author and founder of Better Dads, tells how he came to faith in Christ during his fathering years. Johnson explains how his parenting changed for the better once he understood the meaning of grace and forgiveness. Once an angry and impatient man, Johnson's changed demeanor influenced his family to embrace Christ.
December 15, 2016
Fathering expert Rick Johnson recalls the alcoholic home he was raised in and the mistakes he made early on in his marriage. Johnson talks about the men who helped shape his own parenting style, and encourages men to either find a mentor or become a mentor to another man.
December 14, 2016
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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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