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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

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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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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Parenting

Making Scripture the Parenting Authority in Your Home
Kim Sullivan

Making Scripture the Parenting Authority in Your Home

September 8, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

God's word should be the spiritual guide in your home. Check out these practical ways for you to establish God's word as the ruling authority in your home.

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Raising Boys Who Respect Girls
Ellen Duffield

Raising Boys Who Respect Girls

September 5, 2021 • Ellen Duffield

Are you wondering what you can do to raise boys who respect and empower their sisters? Consider what the research data says about how to raise caring sons.

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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

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

Help for Navigating Depression
Joella Ranaivoson

Help for Navigating Depression

September 19, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Is someone you know struggling with depression? Explore options available to care for the mental health of those you love and guide them to find healing.

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Why Online Worship Still Matters
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Why Online Worship Still Matters

September 15, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Are you wondering digital worship is important to your congregation and ministry? Consider how your church family might be blessed by virtual worship.

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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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