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Dave and Ann Wilson

What Does God Approve Of?

October 24, 2016
Some things, like intimacy, are hard to discuss. Clinical psychologist Dr. Juli Slattery answers the question she's asked most frequently: "What does God approve of?" Slattery says it can now be assumed that the average couple is dealing with porn, and many men and women are affected by sexual trauma, shame, and guilt, which are pervasive in a sexually permissive culture.

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Barbara Rainey loves to sit and interact with younger moms. Recently, we were able to sneak microphones into one of Barbara's sessions with moms of teens where she offered her unique brand of encouragement.
October 21, 2016
Marriage should be a work of art, and the best marriages are definitely collaborative works. Artist and author Barbara Rainey shares marriage lessons taken from a pallet of more than four decades of matrimony.
October 20, 2016
Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Dennis and Barbara Rainey explain why believers have reason to be hopeful in a perilous world. The Raineys remind us that Jesus is our stability yesterday, today, and tomorrow. We can rest assured that God is still in control.
October 19, 2016
Life is uncertain. How can we walk in confidence when the culture is continually changing? Dennis and Barbara Rainey remind listeners that regardless of what they're facing, Jesus is still the rock and firm foundation. The Raineys coach parents on how to teach their children to be anxious for nothing.
October 18, 2016
Our culture seems to be in a moral, political ,and economic shift. Dennis and Barbara Rainey point listeners back to Isaiah 33:6, "And he will be the stability of your times." The Raineys remind the church that no matter what happens, Jesus is our security and our stability.
October 17, 2016
What do you like best about God? Author and speaker Jen Wilkin tells why God's omnipresence is her favorite attribute of God. God is so much bigger than we can imagine, but we can learn about His character by studying His Word.
October 14, 2016
What is God's personality like? Author Jen Wilkin explains the self-sufficiency of God, as well as His eternality, which means He is not bound by time like we are, but exists outside of time.
October 13, 2016
How well do you know God? Jen Wilkin, author of "None Like Him," talks about the attributes of God. Wilkins reminds listeners that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
October 12, 2016
Are you fearful? Author Trillia Newbell talks about the fine line many Christians walk between fear and faith. Newbell recalls the time she was sexually assaulted in college and how it made her cautious around men. Newbell also discusses loss and tragedy and the fear of the unknown.
October 11, 2016
Does fear plague you? Trillia Newbell, director of Community Outreach for the Southern Baptist Convention, talks about her long battle with fear. Newbell talks about the death of her father, and the fear she had of displeasing her husband. Newbell reminds believers to take every thought captive, and to fear the Lord, rather than man.
October 10, 2016
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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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