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Dave and Ann Wilson

Tidings of Comfort and Joy

December 24, 2009
Ken Daniel
Angels declared the good news of Christ's birth. On today's broadcast, Ken Daniel tells why remembering the birth of our Savior should bring us comfort and joy.

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Gerald Sittser Has God ever let you down? Gerald Sittser lost his wife, mother and daughter in a tragic accident that left him wondering, "Why?" Then a friend challenged him with the thought, "Why not?" Rethinking his expectations about life and Christianity, Jerry came to realize that God didn't promise him a pain-free life, but promised instead to be with him in his loss and suffering.
December 23, 2009
Al Mohler What does beauty reveal about God? Today respected theologian Dr. Al Mohler explains that if beauty is a gift, then there must be a giver, the Lord God Almighty, the source of all beauty. Hear him tell what distinguishes the truly beautiful from those things that are merely pretty.
December 22, 2009
Al Mohler Our faith is in a state of emergency! Faced with so many differing churches and philosophies, Christians today face the daunting task of deciding which doctrines of the faith should be given the highest priority and which doctrines need the least. Today Dr. Al Mohler, President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, helps us perform spiritual triage to order to discern which issues we must stand firm on and which issues we can differ in without rupturing the fellowship of the church.
December 21, 2009
Rick Horne Do you treat your teen as a child or an adult? Today long-time school guidance counselor Rick Horne helps parents better understand their teens. Find out what your teen really wants and what you can do to see some lasting change in his or her behavior.
December 18, 2009
Rick Horne Would your teen say you're a good listener? Be honest. Today, Christian counselor Rick Horne helps parents to become better communicators with their teens by listening for what their teens say they don't want, as well as what they want.
December 17, 2009
Rick Horne What do you do when you don't know what to do? Rick Horne, a guidance counselor for over 30 years, talks with Dennis Rainey about the importance of leaning on God for wisdom when parenting an angry teen. Today, Rick teaches parents how to find out what their son or daughter really wants by asking that teen some thought-provoking questions.
December 16, 2009
Robert and Bobbi Wolgemuth Do you know a child that needs to be encouraged? If so, join us today when Bobbi Wolgemuth and her husband, Robert, tell just how fun and easy it is to bless a child with Christ's love by hosting a "tea party with a purpose." Whether it's a snowflake tea or a "Happy Birthday Jesus" tea, Bobbi tells how a little simple planning can turn into a sweet time that children will enjoy and remember.
December 15, 2009
Robert and Bobbi Wolgemuth Ready for a spot of tea? Thirty-five years ago, Bobbi Wolgemuth started reaching out to neighborhood kids by inviting them into her kitchen for a simple tea party. Today Bobbi shows women how they can follow in her footsteps by hosting short and sweet tea parties of their own. Bobbi shares some of her favorite tea party themes and tells just how easy it is to bless the children around you with the love of Christ. Joining Bobbi on the program is her husband, Robert.
December 14, 2009
Sharon Jaynes Are you positive that what you believe about yourself is the truth? If it doesn't match what God says about you, it's not. Today Sharon Jaynes encourages women not to buy into the enemy's lie that "I would be happy if..." by immersing themselves in the Scriptures and relinquishing their hopes and dreams into the loving hands of God.
December 11, 2009
Sharon Jaynes Are you defining yourself by your weaknesses? Today gifted author Sharon Jaynes tells women how they can break free from the strongholds of inadequacy, inferiority and insecurity by changing the way they think about themselves and God.
December 10, 2009
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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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