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Dave and Ann Wilson

The Miracle from Possum Trot

November 25, 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.

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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
Tim Philpot, a circuit judge in family court, tells what it's like being a man of the law. Philpot explains how no-fault divorce works and why he encourages couples to seriously consider how their divorce will affect the children in their care.
November 17, 2016
Tim Philpot, a circuit judge in family court in Lexington, Kentucky, reveals what it's like to be a judge, presiding where nearly 90% of cases involve unmarried couples. Philpot, who asked the Lord to put him in the middle of the mess, tells why he is more pro-marriage than ever.
November 16, 2016
Barbara Rainey invites young women to encourage their husbands to lead, and follow when they do. She recalls the disappointment she experienced early in her marriage as she discovered that Dennis Rainey led differently than she expected. What she thought was failure was just a different way to lead.
November 15, 2016
Barbara Rainey helps wives understand that a husband is designed to be the leader of the home, and a wife is called to follow him. Much like a dancer working with her partner to create a beautiful dance, a wife needs to know what to say, how to say it, and discern the best timing.
November 14, 2016
Each marriage holds special memories. Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth (formerly Nancy Leigh DeMoss) share some sweet moments they've enjoyed in their first year together.
November 11, 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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