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Dave and Ann Wilson

What Do I Do With My Disappointment?

May 18, 2011
As you look back on your parenting, do you often feel a twinge of regret? Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates talk about what to do when the high expectations you have for your kids don’t materialize.

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On today's broadcast, author Barbara Rainey, a mother of six adult children, and Susan Yates, an author and mother of five adult children, share their personal experiences about entering the empty nest. Hear them talk about the loneliness they felt as they tried to adjust to this new chapter in their lives.Download Transcript
May 17, 2011
You’ve longed for the day when the house would be peaceful again and the kids would finally be grown and on their own. But now that it’s here, all you can do is mourn your loss. Today on the broadcast, authors Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates remember the day when their youngest chicks flew the family coop and suddenly propelled them into the new stage of life called the empty nest.Download Transcript
May 16, 2011
You take care of your baby girl’s every need. But as a daughter matures, a mom must learn to let go of the reins and let God take control. Today author Cheri Fuller and her daughter, Ali Plum, look back on the days of Ali’s addiction and depression and give God the glory for what He’s done since.Download Transcript
May 13, 2011
Do you and your daughter find yourself at odds more times than not? You’re not alone. Today mother daughter duo Cheri Fuller and Ali Plum talk about what they’ve done to smooth out the wrinkles in their sometimes bumpy relationship.Download Transcript
May 12, 2011
Jason Houser might look like he’s had the perfect life as an award-winning music writer and worship leader, but he knows better. There was a time when he didn’t even know if his marriage was going to make it. Find out why - and how - it did, on “FamilyLife Today.”Download Transcript
May 11, 2011
Enliven your family worship! Today musician Jason Houser of SEEDS Family Worship, along with Tom Dodds, songwriter for Bethlehem Baptist Church’s Fighter Verse Song project, tell how setting the scriptures to song is imparting God’s word into the hearts of children and adults.Download Transcript
May 10, 2011
Learning the Scriptures shouldn’t be boring. If fact, it can be all-out fun! Today Jason Houser of SEEDS Family Worship and Tom Dodds of the Fighter Verse Song project of Bethlehem Baptist Church, tell how they began "sowing" the scripture into music and what they and others have reaped as a result.Download Transcript
May 9, 2011
Sometimes we need to wait on God. Other times we need to step out in faith. Author Lisa Whittle and her mom, Kathie Reimer, recall a time in Lisa’s life when all her best plans failed. But God had something better, as they would find out when Lisa took a step of faith in a new direction.Download Transcript
May 6, 2011
Are you losing sight of Jesus in the midst of your storms? Today mother and daughter Kathie Reimer and Lisa Whittle team up to talk about one of the hardest things God asks a woman to do – surrender every care to Christ.Download Transcript
May 5, 2011
How many scripture verses could you recite? 10? 50? Dennis Rainey welcomes homeschooler Brittany Schlichter, a participant in last year’s National Bible Bee. Brittany memorized over 1,800 Bible verses to win 2nd place in her division. She is joined by her parents, Dan and Cheryl Schlichter.Download Transcript
May 4, 2011
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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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