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Encountering the Prince of Peace
Rev. Deb Koster

Encountering the Prince of Peace

December 7, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you struggling to find God's peace during the holiday season? Explore these three challenges from scripture to help you encounter the Prince of Peace.

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Seven Steps to Planning for a Counter-Cultural Christmas
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Seven Steps to Planning for a Counter-Cultural Christmas

December 4, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you stressed by the consumerism of the holiday? Discover practical ways to plan for a counter-cultural, faith based Christmas to restore peace and joy.

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Ten Suggestions for Scheduling Family Holiday Gatherings
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Ten Suggestions for Scheduling Family Holiday Gatherings

December 4, 2022 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Planning for family gatherings during the holidays can be challenging. Use these ten suggestions to avoid scheduling pitfalls and promote family unity.

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How to Love Well at Christmas
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

How to Love Well at Christmas

December 22, 2021 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Does your Christmas feel like it is more about stress than love? Let the wisdom from Romans 12 guide your family to love more like Jesus desires for us.

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Put on Love's Little Black Dress
Kim Sullivan

Put on Love's Little Black Dress

December 19, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Have you spent time thinking about your holiday wardrobe this Christmas? Explore the importance of preparing your spiritual wardrobe this holiday season.

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Finding Joy at Christmas!
Kim Sullivan

Finding Joy at Christmas!

December 12, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Missing your Christmas joy? Reflect on the source and meaning of joy, and how your perspective can transform your experience of joy this Advent season.

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Bring Peace to Those Around You
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Bring Peace to Those Around You

December 8, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Looking for ways to be God's agents of peace in the world? Consider how God can use you to bring peace to the life of those who are hurting this Christmas.

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Bringing Meaning to Advent
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Bringing Meaning to Advent

December 5, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you find the holiday pace exhausting? Are you feeling weary? Discover how your family can rediscover peace and focus on the true meaning of Christmas.

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Advent Hope
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Advent Hope

November 28, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Discover the wonder of celebrating advent and see how it can direct your family closer to God. Get back to the wonder of Christmas by celebrating advent.

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Living Daily in Gratitude
Kim Sullivan

Living Daily in Gratitude

November 21, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Do you struggle with feeling fearful? Learn the blessing of offering thanksgiving to God to drive out your fear and restore joy and peace to your life.

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Devotions

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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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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Making a Fresh Start
Rev. Deb Koster

Making a Fresh Start

January 2, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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