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Dating

What if I Don't Like My Boyfriend's Family?
Joella Ranaivoson

What if I Don't Like My Boyfriend's Family?

November 14, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you dislike your boyfriend's family? Engage the situation with honesty and grace to discern together if there is a way forward for your relationship.

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Journeying Single
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Journeying Single

October 27, 2021 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Living the single life can be both a blessing and a challenge. Discover a Biblical view of singleness and how you can seek God's will in this season.

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Marriage

Have Hope For Your Marriage
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Have Hope For Your Marriage

December 1, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Marriage can go through seasons of unhappiness, but don't lose hope, God will walk with you. Discover great advice for restoring hope in your marriage.

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When the Boat Rocks: Advice for Newlyweds
Rev. Deb Koster

When the Boat Rocks: Advice for Newlyweds

November 17, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Launching into the seas of matrimony is challenging if you are not prepared. Discover advice for helping newlyweds launch into married life successfully.

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Parenting

Nurturing Faith by Challenging and Encouraging
Rev. Jason Ruis

Nurturing Faith by Challenging and Encouraging

October 13, 2021 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Struggling to give your children the challenge and encouragement they need? Learn how to support and challenge your children with wisdom from 1 Timothy.

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8 Scripture Promises for Christian Parents
Kim Sullivan

8 Scripture Promises for Christian Parents

October 10, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

We have lots of fears as parents for the physical and spiritual safety of our children. Scripture offers promises to help us navigate our parenting fears.

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Grandparenting

Generational Living: Connecting with Youth
Kim Sullivan

Generational Living: Connecting with Youth

September 29, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Do ever find yourself complaining about other age groups? Look at this wisdom from scripture to discover the blessing of investing across the generations.

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Help, My Child is Keeping Me From My Grandchildren!
Joella Ranaivoson

Help, My Child is Keeping Me From My Grandchildren!

September 26, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

How do you deal with children who keep you from having a relationship with your grandchildren? How can we heal the past to connect with my grandkids?

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Sexuality

How to Improve Your Sex Life
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How to Improve Your Sex Life

November 10, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Christian marriages should have a healthy and active sex life. Discover how to improve your physical intimacy by investing in your marriage relationship.

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Biblical Guidelines for Sexually Healthy Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Biblical Guidelines for Sexually Healthy Relationships

November 7, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Wonder what the Bible has to say about sex? Consider this wisdom from the Bible to see sexuality as a gift designed by God to be used for his glory.

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Spirituality

Advent Hope
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Advent Hope

November 28, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Discover the wonder of celebrating advent and see how it can direct your family closer to God. Get back to the wonder of Christmas by celebrating advent.

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Choosing Gratitude
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Choosing Gratitude

November 23, 2021 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Sometimes finding and giving gratitude can be a struggle. As people created to give thanks, choose to let gratitude flow from your heart.

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Recent Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Rev. Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Psalm 19:12-14

Do you ever say words you regret? Consider what scripture says about our speech and learn to use words with care so that God is glorified in our speech.

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How We Communicate Has Consequences
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How We Communicate Has Consequences

July 30, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Proverbs 15:1-4

Struggling to communicate with your family? Consider this Biblical wisdom for establishing healthy boundaries to create loving communication in your home.

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Seeking God First in Courtship
Rev. Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Matthew 6: 25-34

Has your dating relationship become more important than God? Consider Biblical wisdom for keeping your priorities aligned so that God is sought first.

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