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Dave and Ann Wilson

Remembering Christ at Christmas

December 2, 2016
Dennis and Barbara Rainey and their daughter Laura reflect on Christmases past and the traditions they shared. The Raineys talk about new traditions, too, like decorating with Adorenaments®, including this year's set: world globes featuring Jesus' advent names.

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Dennis and Barbara Rainey, along with their daughter Laura reflect on some fun Rainey Christmases they've enjoyed. Laura looks forward to Christmas with new husband, Josh, and tells how she will use Adorenaments® in her holiday decorating.
December 1, 2016
After researching the names of Christ, Barbara Rainey explains how she came up with the idea of having Christmas ornaments that reflect who Christ is.
November 30, 2016
This holiday season Dennis and Barbara Rainey suggest hiding one new Christmas ornament and letting a child open one decorated bag each week of advent season. After opening, discuss what it means for Jesus to be the Light, the Son, the Word, and the Messenger.
November 29, 2016
Dennis and Barbara Rainey tell how they prepare for the holidays now as empty nesters. Barbara's desire to declare the truth about Christ, led her to design ornaments that reflect who Jesus is to a lost and hurting world: the Light, the Son, the Word, and the Messenger.
November 28, 2016
Bishop W. C. Martin of Bennett Chapel in Possum Trot, Texas, was inspired by the life and memory of his mother-in-law, to give back to the community. So he and his wife adopted a young girl and her brother from the foster care system. What started out as an act of obedience to one family, caught fire with the congregation in the small community.
November 25, 2016
As believers, we should be joyful, prayerful, and thankful. Bob Lepine expounds on some biblical directives from 1 Thessalonians 5.
November 24, 2016
When God tells you to do something, obey. Despite numerous obstacles, Mike and Hayley Jones leaned into their faith and trusted God to help them adopt eight siblings from Sierra Leone. The Jones recall the wonderful day they brought them home and revealed the new name they gave to each child.
November 23, 2016
They had two children, but were open to more. Mike and Hayley Jones tell of their radical decision to adopt eight siblings from an orphanage in Sierra Leone, no matter what the cost.
November 22, 2016
Mike and Hayley Jones reflect on their brief courtship and the engagement. Three years into marriage, however, a disgruntled Mike was ready for greener pastures, and Hayley moved home with her parents. Find out what led them back together.
November 21, 2016
Circuit judge Tim Philpot talks about the lessons he's learned in family court and shares how adoptions are his favorite part of the job. He also tells why he believes the Christian community needs to do more.
November 18, 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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