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February 21, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW
Are you wondering if your relationship is becoming toxic? Consider these signs to discern whether your relationship has become something unhealthy.
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January 20, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW
Do you find yourself gravitating toward unhealthy relationships? Consider the steps that you can take to avoid stepping into a toxic dating relationship.
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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.
May 9, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Has date night drifted off your priority list? Explore some creative ideas for taking the time to date your spouse and prioritize your relationship.
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June 16, 2021 • Kim Sullivan
Do you wonder how to encourage your children to discover their gifts? Discover how to guide your children to see the gifts that God has given to them.
June 13, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema
Do you struggle with understanding your child? Find healthy advice on how you can become aware of your child's needs and your own desires for their life.
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January 13, 2021 • Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC
Are you ruminating over past regrets? Consider how God invites you to move past the pain and regrets of the past and practice kindness for yourself.
December 23, 2020 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT
Are you struggling with feelings of isolation and loneliness? Find comfort in our Immanuel God who loves us and came to earth to make his dwelling with us.
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.
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.
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.
May 19, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster
Are you struggling with your emotions? Tune in to your emotions in a curious, nonjudgmental way to discover their origins and find a grace-filled response.
August 13, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster
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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July 30, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
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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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.