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Dave and Ann Wilson

Surviving It: God Wants to Heal You

April 9, 2010
With Leslie Vernick
God cares about your relationships. Today Christian counselor Leslie Vernick tells how God healed the emotional wounds caused by her mother and tells others how to survive an abusive relationship.

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With Leslie Vernick Are all conflicts created equal? Not necessarily, especially if you're in a toxic relationship, according to Christian counselor Leslie Vernick. Today Leslie talks about changing an emotionally destructive relationship into a healthy one, beginning with your own behavior and response.
April 8, 2010
With Leslie Vernick Are you in an emotionally destructive relationship? Would you know if you were? Today licensed clinical social worker Leslie Vernick talks about the abuse she suffered at the hands of her mother and lists some of the tell-tale signs of an emotionally abusive relationship.
April 7, 2010
With Brett Johnston Your sibling relationships are the longest relationships you'll ever have. Wouldn't it be great then if you could do something now to ensure your children would stay close through adulthood? Well you can, says Brett Johnston, a father of three who surveyed 10,000 people about their sibling relationships. Join us to find out the key things families do that bond siblings for life.
April 6, 2010
With Brett Johnston Why are some siblings close, and others not? Father of three Brett Johnston wondered the same thing, so he went to work studying adult siblings and their relationships to each other. Today he reveals the number one reason people give for not being connected with their siblings, as well as the surest way to build close relationships among your kids.
April 5, 2010
With Gary Oliver One loss can send you reeling, but how does someone recover from two losses happening so close together? Well-known Christian psychologist Gary Oliver and his wife, Carrie, were praying their way through a diagnosis of cancer when their 23-year-old son, Matt, took his own life. Gary tells how God's faithfulness carried him through those dark days.
April 2, 2010
With Gary Oliver What if you knew your days with a loved one were coming to an end? That's where Gary Oliver found himself when his wife, Carrie, was diagnosed with cancer and given three months to live. Gary shares some practical advice for couples walking through similar trials, and encourages them to hold onto Christ by faith, believing that He cares for them.
April 1, 2010
Gary Oliver Whether by beating an illness, outliving a spouse, or just staying strong in the face of an unexpected crisis, we all will become survivors someday. But what kind of survivor will you be - a bitter one or a joyful one? Popular author and psychologist Gary Oliver fondly reminisces about his early days of marriage to his wife, Carrie, and talks about the unwelcome guest - cancer, that showed up in their 24th year of matrimony.
March 31, 2010
Gary Thomas Are you worthy of your husband? On the broadcast today, Gary Thomas, author of the book Sacred Influcence, talks with Dennis Rainey about what men most need from their wives.
March 30, 2010
Gary Thomas Today on the broadcast, best-selling author Gary Thomas tells women what they must know to be their husband's most powerful influencer.
March 29, 2010
Al Mohler Marriage - it's all just a personal matter, right? Not so fast, explains Dr. Al Mohler. In this stirring address, presented to an ecumenical audience in New York City last year, Dr. Mohler lays out common ground upon which all Christians must unite, if we are to accurately and compassionately transfer the culture-defining and civilizing truth about marriage to the next generation.
March 26, 2010
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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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