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Cohabitation: Should Christians Live Together Before Marriage?
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Cohabitation: Should Christians Live Together Before Marriage?

September 21, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Living together before marriage is common in our culture, but is it a good idea? Discover Biblical wisdom for making the best choice for your relationship.

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Starting Marriage With Good Habits
Rev. Deb Koster

Starting Marriage With Good Habits

August 17, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Wondering how to program your marriage for success? Consider these important routines that establish constructive habits to strengthen your marriage.

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Planning a God-Centered Wedding (& Marriage)
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Planning a God-Centered Wedding (& Marriage)

August 14, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Are the bride and groom the center of attention in your wedding planning? Shift your focus to keep God central to your celebration and marriage.

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Building an Intimate Marriage
Rev. Deb Koster

Building an Intimate Marriage

April 27, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Intimacy is fueled by everyday acts of investing in one another's lives. Discover ways to invest in deepening your relationship by cultivating intimacy.

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What is Marriage?
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

What is Marriage?

April 24, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Is marriage a sacrament, contract, or a covenant? Discover how God views marriage and how you can establish your relationship on a godly foundation.

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When the Boat Rocks: Advice for Newlyweds
Rev. Deb Koster

When the Boat Rocks: Advice for Newlyweds

November 17, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Launching into the seas of matrimony is challenging if you are not prepared. Discover advice for helping newlyweds launch into married life successfully.

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What if I Don't Like My Boyfriend's Family?
Joella Ranaivoson

What if I Don't Like My Boyfriend's Family?

November 14, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you dislike your boyfriend's family? Engage the situation with honesty and grace to discern together if there is a way forward for your relationship.

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Biblical Guidelines for Sexually Healthy Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Biblical Guidelines for Sexually Healthy Relationships

November 7, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Wonder what the Bible has to say about sex? Consider this wisdom from the Bible to see sexuality as a gift designed by God to be used for his glory.

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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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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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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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