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Dave and Ann Wilson

Trusting God in the Valley

April 26, 2013
What do you do in life’s valleys? Amy Julia Becker and Jennifer Shaw talk about the unique challenges of raising a child with special needs. Amy Julia is mother to Penny, who has Down syndrome. Jennifer's son Toby, has Sensory processing disorder.  Both women commend their husbands for stepping up and serving them sacrificially when times were especially hard, making their marriage bonds even stronger. Amy Julia and Jennifer also share how they’ve seen God at work in the midst of their child’s difficulties.  

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Life doesn’t always go as planned. Jennifer Shaw and Amy Julia Becker talk about the talk about the fear, despair and disorientation they sometimes felt as they sought to understand and fully embrace their child’s special needs.Download Transcript
April 25, 2013
Having a hard time figuring out the woman in your life? Then join us as author Shaunti Feldhahn coaches men on female behavior and unlocks the mysteries of the fairer sex.Download Transcript
April 24, 2013
Are you having difficulty “reading” your man? Then put on your thinking cap and join us as Shaunti Feldhahn walks us through the A-B-C’s of understanding men.Download Transcript
April 23, 2013
There’s no denying that men and women are different. But do you realize HOW different? Author Shaunti Feldhahn talks to Dennis Rainey about some of the biggest revelations she discovered while doing research for her books, “For Men Only,” and “For Women Only.”Download Transcript
April 22, 2013
Adoption is dear to the heart of God. Adoptive parent Jedd Medefind talks to Dennis Rainey about the explosion of interest and engagement in the church around the subject of adoption. Jedd, who is the President of the Christian Alliance for Orphans, talks about the reality of adoption, its joys and challenges, and tells what first lead him and his wife to first consider bringing another child into their home.Download Transcript
April 19, 2013
Bob and Karrie Wood, leaders in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry, tell Dennis how they first put their faith in Christ and how God's power and love began to break the spell of their addictions to drugs, alcohol, pornography, and eating disorders.  Hear how God continues to renew and restore their lives and their relationships with those they love most.Download Transcript
April 18, 2013
Bob Wood, a leader along with his wife, Karrie, in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry, talks about his former addiction to drugs, alcohol, and pornography.Download Transcript
April 17, 2013
Karrie Wood, a leader with her husband, Bob, in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry, shares how God delivered her from her addiction to alcohol and bulimia when she began putting her trust in a God who forgives, transforms, and offers hope.Download Transcript
April 16, 2013
Dennis Rainey talks with Bob and Karrie Wood, leaders of the Celebrate Recovery Ministry at Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Karrie tells how she slid into an addiction to alcohol and bulimia and suffered silently from sexual abuse.Download Transcript
April 15, 2013
What secrets in your past are you keeping in the closet? Author Lisa Troyer spent many years trying to run away from her past, which included sexual abuse delivered at the hands of a former high school teacher. But no matter how she tried, she couldn’t outrun it, or the shame, guilt and depression that came with the memories. Lisa recalls the watershed moment when she finally found the freedom to admit her abuse to herself and others.   Download Transcript
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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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