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Dating

Dating Advice for Young Adults
Rev. Deb Koster

Dating Advice for Young Adults

June 23, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Looking for some good advice on dating? Consider this wisdom from scripture for navigating a dating relationship without compromising your faith.

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How to End a Dating Relationship: Clear Is Kind
Joella Ranaivoson

How to End a Dating Relationship: Clear Is Kind

June 20, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you struggle with how to end a dating relationship? Consider the importance of being kind in your words and actions by taking a direct approach.

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Marriage

The Romans 12 Guide to Dealing with Difficult People
Rev. Deb Koster

The Romans 12 Guide to Dealing with Difficult People

July 21, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Struggling with difficult people in your life? Wonder what the Bible says about dealing with unreasonable people? Find guidance and peace in Romans 12.

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How to Move Forward After Messing Up
Laura Goossens, LCSW

How to Move Forward After Messing Up

June 6, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Do struggle with guilt and shame after you mess things up? Consider how God walks with you even through the messiness of life to forgive and bring healing.

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Parenting

Is it okay for my child to explore other faith traditions?
Joella Ranaivoson

Is it okay for my child to explore other faith traditions?

July 28, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Are you worried about your children being curious about other faith traditions? Learn how you can support your kids and guide them to encounter God.

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Teaching Our Children to Adore God
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Teaching Our Children to Adore God

July 25, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How can you guide your children to worship God? Help your children to identify God's attributes and make adoration a part of their everyday prayer life.

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Grandparenting

Dealing with a Dysfunctional Family Member
Joella Ranaivoson

Dealing with a Dysfunctional Family Member

July 18, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Are you struggling with how to deal with the behavior of a dysfunctional family member? Learn how you can set boundaries to bring healing to your family.

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How Best to Handle Stress: Take a Lesson from Older Adults
Dr. Robert Ritzema

How Best to Handle Stress: Take a Lesson from Older Adults

July 11, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Stress is a normal part of life so learn how to manage it in constructive ways. Discover the secret managing stress from those who have experienced it.

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Sexuality

Cultivating Intimacy in Your Marriage
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Cultivating Intimacy in Your Marriage

May 17, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Struggling with intimacy in your marriage? God designed us for intimacy in body, mind, and Spirit. Marriages thrive when connection is made in all areas.

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Initiating Sex with Your Spouse
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Initiating Sex with Your Spouse

February 9, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you struggle with initiating sex with your spouse? Choose to be vulnerable enough to seek physical connection and demonstrate love to your spouse.

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Spirituality

How has Pandemic Living Affected Your Relationships?
Joella Ranaivoson

How has Pandemic Living Affected Your Relationships?

June 30, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

How has your life been changed by the pandemic? Discern how God has walked with you and used this season to nurture your faith and guide your life.

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Persevering Through a Difficult Season
Joella Ranaivoson

Persevering Through a Difficult Season

June 9, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Are feeling fatigued from this difficult season? Consider this wisdom for practicing good self care through the challenging times that we face in life.

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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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