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Dave and Ann Wilson

What Is Easter?

March 20, 2015
Baskets filled with brightly colored eggs. Soft furry bunnies and tiny yellow chicks. They're a common sight in the spring, but what do they have to do with Easter? VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer joins Dennis Rainey to talk about the real meaning of Easter.

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Do you desire more for your Easter celebration? Barbara Rainey talks about some of her newest resources that will help families understand and appreciate the Easter story better. Barbara reminds listeners that, whether you're welcoming guests at the door with an Easter banner proclaiming "He is risen" or inviting friends and family members to engage in more memorable conversations about some of the claims made by Jesus, you can go deeper into this holiday than you ever imagined.
March 19, 2015
No holiday is complete without gathering around the table for a family meal. This Easter why not decorate your table with visual reminders of who Christ is and what He's done for us? Ever Thine Home® creator Barbara Rainey shares how she plans to decorate her Easter table and gives listeners some simple yet creative ideas on how they can do the same.
March 18, 2015
Our Easter celebrations should be as special as the miracle we commemorate. Barbara Rainey, founder and creator of the Ever Thine Home® line of resources, raises our awareness on the importance of Easter. Barbara encourages listeners to prepare our hearts for Easter Sunday by implementing some simple and practical resources designed to remind us of the glory of our Savior.
March 17, 2015
While Easter is one of the most holy and profound holidays in the Christian calendar, unlike Christmas it's largely ignored by the culture. This week Barbara Rainey gives us some creative ideas to prepare for and celebrate the Easter holiday.
March 16, 2015
Many broken families feel marginalized in the church. Pastor Dave Wilson knows how they feel. His parents divorced when he was young, and he's always felt that his family was "less than" in the local congregation. Dave recalls one of his Sunday sermons when he publicly apologized to the broken and blended families in his congregation for the church's weak attempts to reach out to the divorced and hurting families around them.
March 13, 2015
Blended families take up a fair share of the pew space in our local churches today. The church, however, doesn't often know what to do with them. Dennis Rainey shares a message about Jesus' interaction with the Samaritan woman at the well to illustrate how all of us, as Christians, are a part of God's blended family.
March 12, 2015
The goal of Bible study is for God's Word to change us. So we want to make sure we're approaching the Scriptures correctly. Jen Wilkin, a long-time Bible study leader and author of the book, Women of the Word, takes listeners through the "Five P's" of Bible study: purpose, perspective, patience, process, and prayer.
March 11, 2015
Are you studying the Bible correctly? Without understanding the genre of the writing and which people group the writer was directing the message to, you're likely misinterpreting the Scriptures. Long-time Bible study leader Jen Wilkin walks us through the missteps Christians make when studying the Bible.
March 10, 2015
Do you love God's Word? Are you eager to spend your time wandering through the pages of your Bible, soaking in God's truth? Bible teacher Jen Wilkin voices her concerns about Bible illiteracy among the body of Christ. Jen talks about the importance of seriously studying the Bible and watching God's Word transform the lives of its readers.
March 9, 2015
A famous Christian star like Steven Curtis Chapman has it made, right? Not so fast. Steven and Mary Beth Chapman give us a very transparent look at their life and marriage.
March 6, 2015
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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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