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Being Teachable: Characteristics of Un-teachable Behavior
Rev. Deb Koster

Being Teachable: Characteristics of Un-teachable Behavior

September 1, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Struggling with an unteachable attitude? Consider the characteristics of an unteachable spirit and find Biblical wisdom to guide you to a teachable heart.

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Being Teachable: Developing a Teachable Spirit
Rev. Deb Koster

Being Teachable: Developing a Teachable Spirit

August 29, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being corrected? Discover wisdom from scripture to cultivate a teachable spirit in your life and take steps to become more teachable.

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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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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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How to Move Forward After Messing Up
Laura Goossens, LCSW

How to Move Forward After Messing Up

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.

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Dear Emmanuel, I Feel so Lonely
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Dear Emmanuel, I Feel so Lonely

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.

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How Do I Forgive
Lynne Scherschel, MS, LMFT

How Do I Forgive

November 11, 2020 • Lynne Scherschel, MS, LMFT

Forgiving those who have hurt you can be difficult. We want to forgive someone, but we don't know how. Check out this Biblical wisdom for forgiving others.

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Managing Covid Conversations
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Managing Covid Conversations

August 16, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Has COVID-19 become a source of tension in your relationships? Practice effective listening and speak your truth with love to help preserve relationships.

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Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach
Rev. Jason Ruis

Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach

July 26, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Struggling with uncomfortable family dynamics? Discover constructive approaches to handling conflict in your family using wisdom from the scriptures.

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Devotions

How We Communicate Has Consequences
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How We Communicate Has Consequences

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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Who Can Tame the Tongue?
Rev. Jason Ruis

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

June 1, 2015 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Do you struggle with holding your tongue? Discover Biblical wisdom to give God control of your speech and find the blessing of God's power in your life.

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A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness
Rev. Deb Koster

A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness

April 20, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with dealing with selfish behavior? Discover the example God gives us in the book of Jonah for dealing with selfish attitudes and behavior.

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Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry
Rev. Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

February 5, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are feeling overwhelmed by the worries of life? Consider this Biblical guidance for turning your fears into prayers so God can carry your burden for you.

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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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Making Time to Stay Connected
Rev. Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

October 18, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you feel overwhelmed with life's challenges? Find some encouragement from scripture and discover how God sees you. God takes great delight in you!

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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