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Dave and Ann Wilson

Nurturing a Heart for Adoption

March 11, 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.

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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
"Is it love, or is it the flu?" In a tongue-in-cheek, but biblical presentation, Bob Lepine explains 5 toxic behaviors that impair physical "feelings" of romance in marriage relationships.Download Transcript
March 4, 2013
It’s been said, “A boy without a father is like an explorer without a map.” Author and pastor Doug Wilson reflects on his decision as a young father to start a Christian school when his children were small, and encourages other men to say, “Geronimo!” and jump to action when the circumstances call for it. Doug defines masculinity as “the glad assumption of sacrificial responsibility,” and tells how the family is blessed when a man gives himself away in loving sacrifice to his wife and children.Download Transcript 
February 26, 2013
Kids are running on fumes today – what our guest, Pastor Doug Wilson, calls father hunger. Doug, a father of three and grandfather to 16, implores men to be intentional in their role as fathers and model and instruct their children on the responsibilities of manhood:  to provide and protect.Download Transcript 
February 25, 2013
For over five decades, Dr. Howard Hendricks faithfully labored in God’s vineyard. He served with humility, shunning the limelight, even as he shaped the theological worldview of over 13,000 students at Dallas Theological Seminary. Last Wednesday, February 20th, 2013, Dr. Hendricks departed for heaven. Join us as we pay tribute to a great Patriarch, our friend, Dr. Howard Hendricks.
February 22, 2013
Learn a simple and creative way to teach your children the true meaning of Easter. Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine have some kids in the studio to help them talk about this important story.Download Transcript 
February 21, 2013
What are you doing to teach your children the true meaning of Easter? Moms Barbara Rainey and Tracey Eyster tell how they celebrated Easter when their children were young, and share some fun ideas that can help your children embrace the wonder and awe of Jesus’ death and resurrection. Download Transcript
February 20, 2013
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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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