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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 Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness

October 20, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your relationship struggling? Discover the blessing of forgiveness to restore peace and joy as well as cultivating a deeper intimacy with one another.

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Help for Dealing with a Conflict Avoiding Family
Joella Ranaivoson

Help for Dealing with a Conflict Avoiding Family

August 8, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you have people in your family that shy away from conflict? Consider how you can guide your family to face problems and manage conflict constructively.

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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

Help for Overcoming Pornography
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Help for Overcoming Pornography

August 25, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is pornography a struggle for someone you love? Find Biblical guidance for overcoming pornography and restoring healthy sexuality in your relationships.

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When You Discover Your Spouse Has a Porn Habit
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

When You Discover Your Spouse Has a Porn Habit

August 22, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Discovering your spouse's porn habit can feel devastating. Choose to lean on God to carry you and your spouse to healing and hope for the path forward.

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Spirituality

How Do I Forgive: Write a Letter of Lament and Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

How Do I Forgive: Write a Letter of Lament and Forgiveness

October 17, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

When we find it difficult to forgive someone, putting thoughts onto paper can help. Writing a letter to the person who wronged you can help you forgive.

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Exploring an Eternal Perspective for Earthly Grief
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Exploring an Eternal Perspective for Earthly Grief

October 6, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Are you grieving the loss of someone that you love? The Bible's teachings on heaven can help you process loss and comfort you with an eternal perspective,

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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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