FamilyLife Today® Podcast

Searching For Identity

with Trevin Wax | August 2, 2021
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Looking within, looking around, looking the search for our identity, Trevin Wax helps give direction for the journey, and warnings for pitfalls along the way.

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  • About the Host

  • About the Guest

  • 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.

Looking within, looking around, looking up…in the search for our identity, Trevin Wax helps give direction for the journey, and warnings for pitfalls along the way.

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Searching For Identity

With Trevin Wax
August 02, 2021
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Bob: I think that all of us, throughout the day, find ourselves sometimes looking around/sometimes looking in. We need to be reminded to look up; we need to remember that that’s where truth is found; that’s where a right understanding of our self is found. We need to help our kids with this as well.

Dave and Ann have been talking today with Trevin Wax, who has written a very helpful book on this subject called Rethink Your Self—all about identity. A great book for us and a great book for us to go through with our teenagers. In fact, we want to make this book available to you this week/to any of you who would like a copy. If you can help support the ministry of FamilyLife with a donation, we’d love to send you this book as our thank-you gift. Go to to make an online donation; or call us to donate over the phone: 1-800-FL-TODAY is our number.

Let me just remind you that the ministry of FamilyLife—all that happens through this ministry—happens because you make it happen. When you give to FamilyLife Today, you’re helping us reach hundreds of thousands of people, day in and day out, with practical biblical help and hope for their marriage and for their family. So thanks, in advance, for your support of the ministry. We hope you enjoy Trevin Wax’s book, Rethink Your Self. Again, you can request it when you make an online donation at; or call to donate at 1-800-358-6329; that’s 1-800-“F” as in family, “L” as in life, and then the word, “TODAY.”


Now, tomorrow, Trevin Wax is going to help us understand what happens in our lives when we adjust our perspective: when instead of looking inside first or looking around us first, we start to look up first. I hope you can join us for that tomorrow.

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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