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FamilyLife Today®

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Rank #104 in Christianity category

Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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Fun, engaging conversations about what it takes to build stronger, healthier marriage and family relationships. Join hosts Dave and Ann Wilson with FamilyLife Today® veteran cohost Bob Lepine for new episodes every weekday.

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Fun, engaging conversations about what it takes to build stronger, healthier marriage and family relationships. Join hosts Dave and Ann Wilson with FamilyLife Today® veteran cohost Bob Lepine for new episodes every weekday.

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This is an Incredible Parent Resource

By Ang2356 - Nov 06 2019
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Thank you south for this content. It encourages and builds our home every day. Thank you!!!!

Practical

By K carrots - Sep 13 2019
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They're not afraid to tackle hard subjects!

iTunes Ratings

853 Ratings
Average Ratings
736
52
27
21
17

This is an Incredible Parent Resource

By Ang2356 - Nov 06 2019
Read more
Thank you south for this content. It encourages and builds our home every day. Thank you!!!!

Practical

By K carrots - Sep 13 2019
Read more
They're not afraid to tackle hard subjects!
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FamilyLife Today®

Latest release on Oct 22, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 11 days ago

Rank #1: The Desire to Control

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Shannon Popkin, author of the book "Control Girl," tells how she finally came to realize she had a control issue. Whether getting angry at her husband or losing it with her kids, Popkin acknowledges her anger often stemmed from her need to control the situation and those around her. She explains how acknowledging God's sovereignty and surrendering to His control has helped her reign in her controlling tendencies and walk in the Spirit.

Show Notes and Resources

Learn more About Shannon Popkin at https://www.shannonpopkin.com/
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
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May 14 2020

30mins

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Rank #2: Getting Closer to God and Each Other

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Dave and Ann Wilson, parents of three grown children, want couples to know that when they draw closer to God, they will become closer to their spouses emotionally and sexually. Ann, who has led a bible study for the wives of the Detroit Lions for 30+ years, remembers one time when she encouraged a wife to surprise her husband on their anniversary by treating herself to some new lingerie. The wife later revealed that it was the best night of their relationship. The Wilsons tell how past sexual experiences can affect a husband's or wife's current sex life.

Show Notes and Resources

Join the Vertical Marriage Facebook group. https://www.familylife.com/vertical-marriage-fb-group/
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 13 2020

30mins

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Rank #3: Women and Submission

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How has the culture influenced your view of womanhood? Elyse Fitzpatrick, counselor and author of the book "Worthy," is joined by her co-author Eric Schumacher, as she tells how her thoughts of femininity and submission changed through the years. Fitzpatrick assented to the idea of submission, and her easy-going husband made it easy for her to love and respect him. Fitzpatrick tells what submission really is, as Scripture defines it, and coaches wives on how to speak hard things from their hearts without being disrespectful to their husbands.

Show Notes and Resources

Find resources from this podcast at https://shop.familylife.com/.
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 07 2020

26mins

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Rank #4: Women Out of Control

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Wife and mom Shannon Popkin talks about our tendency as sinners to want to be in control. Opening the Bible to the story of Abraham and Sarah, Popkin shows how Sarah, in trying to control her circumstances and help things along, actually made her situation worse. Popkin shares how letting go of control has improved her relationships and helped her rest in the Lord.

Show Notes and Resources

Learn more About Shannon Popkin at https://www.shannonpopkin.com/
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 15 2020

33mins

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Rank #5: Helping Our Daughters Realize Their Worth

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Authors Elyse Fitzpatrick and Eric Schumacher talk about the dignity and value of women. Starting with the definition of femininity, they list strong women of the Bible who broke the stereotype of the timid female and, instead, proved that women of God can be strong. Hear how Fitzpatrick and Schumacher are raising their daughters and sons to embrace their gender and love the person God made them to be.

Show Notes and Resources

Find resources from this podcast at https://shop.familylife.com/.
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 08 2020

32mins

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Rank #6: The Compulsion to Compare

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Shannon Popkin, author of the book "Comparison Girl," talks about her ongoing struggle to compare herself to others. Popkin remembers how the need to compare started and explains how insecurity often fuels the desire to have more. Popkin reminds us what Jesus says about comparing ourselves to others and gives us the steps for overcoming this annoying practice.
Show Notes and Resources

Learn more about Shannon Popkin at ShannonPopkin.com.
Find resources from this podcast at https://shop.familylife.com/.
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 18 2020

29mins

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Rank #7: Prettier Than You

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Author Shannon Popkin remembers the first time she compared herself to others. She had gone to camp a happy girl set on having fun in the great outdoors to a self-conscious girl suddenly aware of the other stylish campers around her. Popkin shares how that inner voice continued to be her worst critic over the years. What if we had the freedom to be who God created us to be, to be comfortable in our own skin? Find out what husbands can do to affirm their wives' beauty.
Show Notes and Resources

Learn more about Shannon Popkin at ShannonPopkin.com.
Find resources from this podcast at https://shop.familylife.com/.
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 19 2020

29mins

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Rank #8: Shut Up and Repent

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Dave and Ann Wilson, authors of the book "Vertical Marriage," look back on a turning point in their marriage. At the time, they had two children, Dave was starting a church, and he served as a chaplain for the Detroit Lions. Ministry demands occupied much of his time, and Ann was feeling the strain of his absence. Dave takes us back to his big wake up call, and together they share what they did to get their marriage back on track.

Show Notes and Resources

Join the Vertical Marriage Facebook group. https://www.familylife.com/vertical-marriage-fb-group/
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 11 2020

31mins

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Rank #9: How to Resolve Conflict

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Pastor Dave Wilson and his wife, Ann, talk with Dennis and Barbara Rainey about marital conflict. The Wilsons admit that they had a lot to learn about conflict when they got married. Ann's family background included loud fights, which was a far contrast from Dave's, who learned at an early age not to rock the boat. Together they share what they've learned over the years about the finer points of conflict.

Show Notes and Resources

Join the Vertical Marriage Facebook group. https://www.familylife.com/vertical-marriage-fb-group/
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 12 2020

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Rank #10: Behold, I Make All Things New

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Abandoned by her angry, abusive father when she was young, and eventually by her mother several years later, author Esther Fleece Allen only began to understand what a real, godly family looked like after being taken in by a family at her church. Esther encourages believers to lament their past in order to embrace the new life Christ offers them.

Show Notes and Resources

Find resources from this podcast at https://shop.familylife.com/.
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 04 2020

29mins

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Rank #11: I Will Give You a New Name

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Esther Fleece Allen recalls the pain of being abandoned by both her father and mother when she was young. She tells how God breathed new life into her broken spirit, and later prepared her for her new name and role as a wife when she became Mrs. Allen.

Show Notes and Resources

Find resources from this podcast at https://shop.familylife.com/.
Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Networkhttps://www.familylife.com/familylife-podcast-network/
Have the FamilyLife Today® podcast and resources helped you?  Consider becoming a Legacy Partner, a monthly supporter of FamilyLife. https://www.familylife.com/legacy

May 05 2020

29mins

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