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Dave and Ann Wilson

My Boy, My Prodigal

March 21, 2013
There are defining moments in every life. Dennis Mansfield, an executive film producer and father of three, talks about his spiritual journey, his marriage and his children, particularly his oldest son, Nate. Dennis talks openly about Nate’s early drug use, his spiral downward into the drug culture, including his run-in with the law, and his attempts with his wife to help their prodigal son.

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After Ryan Bomberger’s birth mother was raped, she could easily have chosen abortion…but Ryan and his nine siblings are glad she didn’t. Tune in for this incredible story of life giving redemption in the face of incredible hardship.Download Transcript
March 18, 2013
The death of someone we love is an unwelcome reality, but how do we continue to live and function in a worldly realm when someone who has impacted us so deeply is no longer with us? Join us as Dr. Michael Easley eulogizes his friend and mentor Dr. Howard Hendricks, and unpacks the Gospel truth of our coming resurrection.Download Transcript  
March 15, 2013
Plenty of well known people receive flowery eulogies from the famous and powerful, but far fewer receive parting words of genuine love and and affirmation from their children. Dr Howard Hendricks was one of those fortunate men who received both. Join us as we celebrate a life lived to the glory of God, as recounted by his children.Download Transcript 
March 14, 2013
Some of the greatest lessons of life come through parenting. Michael and Sharon Dennehey, the parents of 12 children, nine of whom are adopted, have spent much time in life’s classroom and reflect on what adoption has taught them. The Denneheys remind listeners that as believers, we’ve all been adopted by God, and that expanding their family through adoption hasn’t depleted the love they have to give, but has enlarged it.  Download Transcript
March 13, 2013
Adoption has its challenges. Michael and Sharon Dennehy, known as the “United Nations” couple due to the number of international adoptions they’ve pursued, talk about the challenges and realities of adopting children with special needs. Sharon admits there are days when parenting seems overwhelming, and she just wants to take a long nap. Then she remembers God’s calling, and she realizes afresh the amazing blessing she has is these children.Download Transcript
March 12, 2013
Have you ever considered adoption? Michael and Sharon Dennehy didn’t, at least not in the early years of marriage as they dreamed about their ideal family. But God began to change their minds. And then they saw George, a little boy from Romania with no arms, and knew they wanted him to be their son. Michael and Sharon talk about the incredible family God designed for them, which includes 12 children, nine of whom are adopted and many of whom have special needs.Download Transcript 
March 11, 2013
Courage can be contagious – but in order to transmit it to someone else, you have to have it yourself, and they have to be exposed to it. Dennis Rainey shares the attributes of Joshua, a courageous servant of God in this powerful message on courage.Download Transcript
March 8, 2013
When we experience failures and defeats, it’s tempting to walk away, and Priscilla Shirer says that’s the moment when Christ often shows up and uses our defeat as a pulpit to proclaim His glory. Join us, as Priscilla Shirer speaks on the Sisterhood of the Net, on the next FamilyLife TodayDownload Transcript
March 7, 2013
Do you think your marriage is supposed to be the most important relationship in your life? If so, then Voddie Baucham wants you to read Revelation 19 again. Understanding and living out our marriages as a picture of the coming marriage of Christ and his Bride, on the next FamilyLife Today with Dennis RaineyDownload Transcript
March 6, 2013
Are you looking for something that can revolutionize your marriage? Eric Mason says you might want to start with a little repentance. He shares charactertisticcs of a genuinely broken, truly repentant spouse, based on Psalm 51.Download Transcript
March 5, 2013
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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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