FamilyLife Today® Podcast

Big God or Little god

with Dave and Ann Wilson | September 6, 2021
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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.

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  • 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.

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.

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Big God or Little god

With Dave and Ann Wilson
September 06, 2021
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Bob: What Dave and Ann Wilson have been talking about today has been the foundation for so many years of everything we talk about and teach at our FamilyLife Weekend to Remember marriage getaways. Many of you know we’ve been hosting these getaways for more than four decades now; and there have been millions of couples who have attended, spent a weekend with us:

  • Couples, who/some of them, were in distress in their marriage.
  • Many of them, who were coming, who were in a good marriage, and they just wanted a tune up. They wanted to make sure their marriage continued to head in the right direction.

And what they found is that a weekend away with us, focusing on the big God who cares about the little things we’re going through—learning about what His Word has to say about marriage—it’s been transformative/revolutionary for so many couples.

We’ve got about 30 of these getaways happening in cities all across the country this fall; and if you sign up today to attend a Weekend to Remember marriage getaway, you can save 50 percent off the regular registration fee. Let me just add this: the registration comes with a money-back guarantee. So if you come to the getaway—and there’s any reason, you just say, “I want my money back,”—we give you your money back, no questions asked. So there’s really not a lot to lose.

You can save money today by going to Click the link to the Weekend to Remember; find when a getaway is happening in a city near where you live; register online. Again, you’ll save 50 percent off the registration fee. That special offer is good through tomorrow, so take advantage of that. Go to and register for an upcoming Weekend to Remember marriage getaway.


Now, tomorrow, we want to talk about what you should do if you’re at a point in your marriage, where you go, “I just don’t know that we can make it. I’ve tried everything I know to do. I’m not sure I want to keep going.” Toni and Carey Nieuwhof are going to join us. Their marriage was at that place, and we’re going to hear what they did. I hope you can tune in for that.

On behalf of our hosts, Dave and Ann Wilson, I’m Bob Lepine. We will see you back next time for another edition of FamilyLife Today.

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