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The Noble Purpose of Your Marriage

July 10, 2017

Dennis and Barbara Rainey share their insight into 20 things they learned in 44 years of marriage. Gain insight on why forgiveness is vital and why marriage and family are all about the glory of God.

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Their first year of marriage was a huge mess, and many of the years that followed weren’t much better. But when Domingo and Irene Garcia gave their lives to Christ, miracles happened. Hear Domingo and Irene share how God filled their hearts to the brim; so much so that they’ve fostered or raised 32 children, many of whom have special needs.
July 7, 2017
Irene’s marriage was on the rocks. But when a customer at Irene’s hair salon led her to the Giver of all hope—Jesus Christ—Irene’s life, and marriage, began to change. Domingo and Irene Garcia talk about the miraculous transformation that occurred when they gave their lives to Christ.
July 6, 2017
Mexican, happy, musical. Cold, hungry, afraid. Those are very different words to describe two very different people. And when these two very different people fell in love and married, it was like mixing oil and water. Hear more about Domingo and Irene Garcia’s unique love story in their own words.
July 5, 2017
Rusty and Marsha Mauney's marriage was headed toward a dead end fast when God broke through with life-changing help. Through the death of a buddy during deployment and the ensuing rage that followed, hear how God miraculously worked in Rusty and Marsha's story of perseverance and hope. 
July 4, 2017
Songwriter and performer Laura Story has led a charmed life, right? She composed the mega hit “Indescribable” and 2013 Grammy award-winning song "Blessings," is a worship leader at a megachurch, and tours the country as a performer. But today we’ll hear the rest of the story, including her husband’s battle with disability caused by a brain tumor.
July 3, 2017
Foster parents TJ and Jenn Menn talk about the benefits and challenges of being foster parents. The Menns fondly recall how they've been blessed and remind us that we are close to the heart of God when we care for orphans and widows in their distress.
June 30, 2017
TJ and Jenn Menn never imagined when they signed on to be foster parents shortly after getting married that they would welcome 22 foster children into their home. The Menns talk of their incredible journey over the years since participating in the foster care system.
June 29, 2017
Are your children learning to over commit from you? Wife and mom, Melissa Spoelstra, tells what she does to ensure that her family honors the Sabbath and learns to rest and enjoy each other's presence.
June 28, 2017
Author Melissa Spoelstra, a mother of four, shares some ways she disciples her children. Spoelstra stresses the need to be in God's Word regularly and to instill a love for the Scriptures in children from an early age. Parents are mentors to their children, and they also encourage their kids to seek out mentors who can help them grow spiritually.
June 27, 2017
Do you feel like you're being graded for how your kids turn out? Author Melissa Spoelstra reminds parents they are not their children's report card, and if they measure their parenting by their children's behavior it will lead to disappointment and discouragement. Instead of worrying about how their kids are doing at that moment, parents need to strive to lead their kids to know and love God over the long haul.
June 26, 2017
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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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