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How To Love Your Wife

April 26, 2021

What does it mean to love your wife like Christ loves the church? On FamilyLife Today, authors Matt and Lisa Jacobson tell how simple, daily gestures of love and kindness can make a big difference in a marriage. Hear them share practical tips for loving your wife in a way that honors her and the Lord.

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As the lead singer of the band Sanctus Real, Matt Hammitt had assumed loving Jesus would overcome his neglect of his marriage. But a moment at the dining room table changed everything when his wife, Sarah, made the desperate plea, "I need you to lead me." On today's broadcast, Matt describes the look on her face that day compared to the joyful look in their wedding photo hanging on the wall. This led not only to their reconciliation, but also to them co-writing the powerful song "Lead Me."
April 23, 2021
On FamilyLife Today, Matt and Sarah Hammitt describe the many risk factors facing their marriage due to his musical career as the lead singer of the band Sanctus Real. Sarah persisted in her desire to resolve their issues and prioritize the marriage, but Matt found it easier to pour himself into his traveling musical career and avoid the conflict.
April 22, 2021
Dads, what do you wish your daughters would say about you when you are gone? It's never too late to win your daughter's heart.  On FamilyLife Today, hosts Dave and Ann Wilson visit with Michelle Watson Canfield as she encourages fathers to stay invested in their daughters' lives. 
April 21, 2021
Men often like to cut to the bottom line of a conversation, but a girl’s heart often opens by sharing words.  And on FamilyLife Today, Michelle Watson Canfield bridges that gap by sharing practical communication tips with Dave and Ann Wilson, along with ideas of what to do when a daughter pulls away.
April 20, 2021
Girls long for a good relationship with their dads, but dads often have a hard time knowing how to talk to their daughters. That’s why Michelle Watson Canfield wrote her most recent book, "Let’s Talk." On FamilyLife Today, Michelle shares with hosts Dave and Ann Wilson conversation starters that can knit the hearts of dads and daughters together in a meaningful way.
April 19, 2021
Our words are so important in managing our households, but sometimes our words get us in trouble.  On FamilyLife Today’s program, Chap Bettis discusses with hosts Dave and Ann Wilson the need for a strategy in the home and some practical ideas of what that can look like.
April 16, 2021
On FamilyLife Today, Chap Bettis explains how to evaluate our anger toward our children. Anger is not always sinful, but can be destructive, so he talks with hosts Dave and Ann Wilson about having good desires for our kids and expressing those desires in constructive ways.
April 15, 2021
Triggers in marriage can take many forms —like financial differences, not feeling loved, or intimacy problems —but there’s hope! On FamilyLife Today, Guy and Amber Lia share with hosts Dave and Ann Wilson valuable insight on communication and the fulfillment we find in Christ.
April 14, 2021
How can we be outward focused and winsome to our friends and neighbors if we are constantly fighting each other? What needs to happen to break the cycle? On FamilyLife Today, Guy and Amber Lia speak to hosts Dave and Ann Wilson about how to deal with conflict and reflect Christ’s love to one another.
April 13, 2021
Why are some of our biggest triggers exposed in our marriage relationship, and what do we do about them?  Join hosts Dave and Ann Wilson as they discuss with Guy and Amber Lia real-life examples of hurt and healing, on FamilyLife Today.
April 12, 2021
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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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