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Signs Your Relationship has Become Unhealthy
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Signs Your Relationship has Become Unhealthy

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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6 Steps for Avoiding Toxic Dating Relationships
Laura Goossens, LCSW

6 Steps for Avoiding Toxic Dating Relationships

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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How do I know if this is who God wants me to marry?
Laura Goossens, LCSW

How do I know if this is who God wants me to marry?

November 24, 2020 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

How do you know if the person you are dating is the one God wants you to marry? Consider these important qualifications before stepping into marriage.

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The Benefits of Praying Together
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

The Benefits of Praying Together

September 9, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Praying with someone else can often feel uncomfortable. Discover the blessing of praying together and develop spiritual intimacy in your relationship.

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Who Am I Dating? Discover Their Secret Identity
Rev. Deb Koster

Who Am I Dating? Discover Their Secret Identity

August 9, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Find out the real passions of those you are dating before you marry. Use these practical suggestions to get to know the qualities that guide their lives.

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Celebrating Singleness: Dating is Not a Goal
Rev. Deb Koster

Celebrating Singleness: Dating is Not a Goal

May 8, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you eager to leave a life of singleness and step into a relationship? Consider this Biblical wisdom to discover what might be the best life choice.

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Communication Basics
Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Communication Basics

October 24, 2018 • Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

How healthy is the communication in your relationship? Get back to the basics of healthy communication to improve the health of your communication.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #8
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #8

September 6, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Is your relationship experiencing conflict? Consider taking a posture of humility and lead the path to healing through the power of offering an apology.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #9
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #9

September 6, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Forgiving can be difficult, but God equips us to forgive. Choose to forgive one another with the grace that we have received through Jesus Christ.

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Advice for High School Dating
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Advice for High School Dating

March 5, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Wondering what advice would be helpful for navigating high school dating relationships? Consider this biblical wisdom for a healthy perspective on dating.

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Devotions

Seeking God First in Courtship
Rev. Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

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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How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?

February 9, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Tired of hearing negative interactions? Consider some Biblical wisdom from the book of Galatians for letting the fruit of the Spirit overflow to others.

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Choose Thankfulness
Rev. Deb Koster

Choose Thankfulness

June 11, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Each day we choose to focus on our circumstances or on the God who has power over our circumstances. Discover wisdom from scripture to guide your thoughts.

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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Rev. Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you stuck in negative thinking? Consider this Biblical wisdom to transform your thinking and help you overcome the destructive power of negativity.

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Members of One Body
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Members of One Body

April 2, 2013 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

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Help to Stand
Rev. Deb Koster

Help to Stand

April 1, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Jonah: A Lesson in Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: A Lesson in Patience

December 12, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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