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Dave and Ann Wilson

Words That Reveal, Heal and Live

May 27, 2011
Words, either good or bad, can have a lasting impact. Christin Ditchfield fondly remembers the words of her grandmother and tells how they’ve affected her to this day. Christin reminds listeners to use their words wisely, especially as we invest in the next generation.

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Have you considered the strength of your words? Today Dennis Rainey talks with author Christin Ditchfield about the power of the tongue.Download Transcript
May 26, 2011
The sins of worldliness and lack of self-control keep Christians down. Dennis Rainey joins forces with author Jerry Bridges about Scripture’s command that we be in the world, but not of it.Download Transcript
May 25, 2011
If all sin is ungodliness, why does the church tolerate gossip, slander, and pride? On today’s broadcast, Jerry Bridges, author of Respectable Sins, brings this issue into the light.Download Transcript
May 24, 2011
Ungodliness is ultimately at the core of our sin. Author Jerry Bridges talks today with Dennis Rainey about what makes a sin a sin.Download Transcript
May 23, 2011
When the kids leave home you become a new kind of parent. On today's broadcast, best-selling authors Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates discuss the challenges and benefits of relating in a new way to your adult sons and daughters.Download Transcript
May 20, 2011
Marriages, like tides, ebb and flow. Today on the broadcast, authors Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates give some practical advice for reconnecting with your husband during the empty nest.Download Transcript
May 19, 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.Download Transcript
May 18, 2011
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
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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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