Dave and Ann Wilson

Dave and Ann Wilson are hosts of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife’s nationally-syndicated radio program.

Dave and Ann have been married for more than 38 years and have spent the last 33 teaching and mentoring couples and parents across the country. They have been featured speakers at FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® marriage getaway since 1993 and have also hosted their own marriage conferences across the country.

Cofounders of Kensington Church—a national, multicampus church that hosts more than 14,000 visitors every weekend—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 book Vertical Marriage (Zondervan, 2019).

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 33 years. Ann attended the University of Kentucky. She has been active alongside Dave in ministry as a speaker, writer, small-group leader, and mentor to countless wives of professional athletes.

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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Dave Wilson, co-host of FamilyLife Today, reveals some of his greatest parenting mistakes and shares how he experienced God's grace in the midst of them. View Show Notes →
Is God someone you can really trust? Dave Wilson tackles the interplay of faith and fear, declaring that God is bigger than anything you may face. View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson encourage us to create a habit of speaking life within our homes and realizing the impact it can have on those we love. View Show Notes →
Our tongues have so much power to build up or tear down. Dave and Ann Wilson remind us that one of the most important things in a marriage is choosing to speak life to our spouses. View Show Notes →
Marriage gets complicated when couples must manage a stepfamily maze with multiple lives aroud them. Ron Deal talks with Dave & Ann Wilson about how to navigate those struggles by sharing life with other stepfamilies and leaning on God for help. View Show Notes →
The guilt and shame of our parenting mistakes can haunt us. Dave and Ann Wilson share wisdom about recognizing Satan's schemes and embracing God's forgiveness. View Show Notes →
In the Bible, children are referred to as "arrows in the hand of a warrior," and arrows are meant to be pointed at something and released. Dave and Ann Wilson discuss building a legacy with a strategic aim. View Show Notes →
As parents, we often think about the future and what expectations and dreams we have for our children. Dave and Ann Wilson give insight on having plans for our kids, while understanding God has a bigger one. View Show Notes →
Blended and Blessed is a one-of-a-kind event for stepfamily couples with valuable teaching by respected experts. Get a glimpse of the upcoming event as you hear fun and informative interviews from previous speakers including Ron Deal and Shaunti Feldhahn. View Show Notes →
What do we do when we find ourselves drifting apart in marriage? Dave and Ann Wilson talk with author and Director of FamilyLife Blended, Ron Deal, about being intentional with our spouses. View Show Notes →
Wouldn't it be nice to have maintenance check-ups to make a marriage run more smoothly? Dave and Ann Wilson talk with Ron Deal about practical thoughts on creating marital sparks and keeping the fire alive. View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson are very transparent about the early challenges in their marriage. Today, they tell the remarkable God-orchestrated story of how they started dating and how they got engaged. View Show Notes →
FamilyLife Today hosts Dave and Ann Wilson answer a wife's question about responding to a husband who doesn't lead. View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson want couples to know that when they draw closer to God, they will become closer to their spouses emotionally and sexually. View Show Notes →
Pastor Dave Wilson and his wife, Ann, talk about marital conflict. The Wilsons admit they had a lot to learn about conflict when they got married. Together they share what they've learned. View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson look back on a turning point in their marriage. Dave takes us back to his big wake up call, and together they share what they did to get their marriage back on track. View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson bring us six W's of hope for families during COVID-19, on FamilyLife Today. View Show Notes →
Bob Lepine, Ron Deal, Gary Chapman, Juli Slattery, Charlie and Kirstie Dates, and Dave and Ann Wilson discuss expectations in marriage from the 2020 Love Like You Mean It® marriage cruise. View Show Notes →
Join Bob Lepine, Ron Deal, Gary Chapman, Juli Slattery, Charlie and Kirstie Dates, and Dave and Ann Wilson for a panel discussion about marriage recorded aboard the 2020 Love Like You Mean It® marriage cruise. View Show Notes →
What you believe about God impacts a lot in your life. Dave and Ann Wilson talk about how to have a happy, healthy attitude with a lot of laughter. They teach listeners the four habits for joy in marriage. View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson tackle a listener's question about healthy communication in marriage. Together they describe how affirmation has improved their marriage. View Show Notes →
FamilyLife Today® hosts Dave and Ann Wilson tackle the tough questions from listeners. Hear their advice about dealing with an angry spouse. View Show Notes →
Sometimes people say the strangest things-and on occasion, they're hurtful. What do you do when the person is your husband? Join us for an insightful and compassionate discussion of this difficult topic. View Show Notes →
Words can encourage and give life, or they can destroy and kill. Dave and Ann Wilson tell how they learned this principle the hard way in their marriage and family, on "FamilyLife Today." View Show Notes →
Dave and Ann Wilson respond to a listener's difficult living situation by using the biblical story of Jacob's wife Leah, to offer hope and encouragement. View Show Notes →