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Dave and Ann Wilson

The Cultural Landscape and Manhood

January 30, 2012
A boy without a father is like an explorer without a map. William Bennett, former Secretary of Education under Ronald Reagan, addresses manhood in today's culture and reflects on his own boyhood and the men who influenced him.

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Do you want to develop greater love and intimacy in your marriage? Learn how today as internationally known Bible teacher, Kay Arthur, talks about the goal of marriage and the unique roles of a husband and wife.Download Transcript
January 20, 2012
If our marriages are going to flourish, we must know God’s standard for success. So says Kay Arthur, internationally known Bible teacher. Hear Kay tell the secret of holding a marriage together.Download Transcript
January 19, 2012
Christ’s light still shines, even in dark times. And maybe because of it. Dave Wilson and Bob Shirock, both Detroit pastors, talk about the collaborative ministry outreach called EACH -- Everyone a Chance to Hear. They explain how more than 500 metro churches and organizations came together to serve and minister to the city of Detroit with the love of Christ.Download Transcript
January 13, 2012
Detroit has been taking some hits economically. But God has not forgotten this city. Dennis Rainey talks to Detroit pastors Bob Shirock and Dave Wilson about the recent recession and the response of the churches there to lift Christ up and make Him known.Download Transcript
January 12, 2012
Making it in the modeling business is hard. Holding to your values while you climb the corporate ladder makes it even more so. Model Rachel Lee Carter shares how she gave her career over to God, turning down jobs that were immodest, and watched amazed as God brought her continued success.Download Transcript
January 11, 2012
Everyone has a calling. And for Rachel Lee Carter, it was modeling. Rachel talks about her life as a model -- the long hours, the continuous focus on outward appearance, and the battles with bulimia. Rachel shares how Christ transformed her perspective on beauty and how she came to identify and rest in Him.Download Transcript
January 10, 2012
Modeling as a career can be tough. Especially if you’re a Christian. International model Rachel Lee Carter tells how she broke into the modeling business as a teen and shares what life was like when she first moved to the Big Apple to pursue her career. With the world at her fingertips, Rachel began to tune out spiritually, and found that modeling offered some unique challenges.Download Transcript
January 9, 2012
Sometimes you trip over the hound of heaven, and sometimes he chases you down. Marvin Olasky, editor-in-chief of World Magazine, shares more about the twists and turns of his life since embracing Christianity as a young college student.Download Transcript
January 6, 2012
World Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Marvin Olasky, recalls his days as a brash young reporter who left his stint in the newspaper business to go back to graduate school. Changing to a Christian worldview halfway through, Olasky found himself reading the Russian New Testament, as well as other Puritan works, and came to realize that there was more to these Christians, and God, then he first thought.Download Transcript
January 5, 2012
Marvin Olasky, editor-in-chief of World Magazine, talks about his childhood in a secular Jewish home and the sin of envy that led him to seek answers in Communism as a young adult. Hear about his crazy college days at Yale and the surprising turn of events that led him to Christ.Download Transcript
January 4, 2012
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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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