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Ways to Involve Your Family in Caring for the Hungry
Kim Sullivan

Ways to Involve Your Family in Caring for the Hungry

September 28, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Looking for concrete ways to involve your family in caring for those in need? Find practical suggestions for demonstrating God's love to the hungry.

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Engaging Kids in Creation Care
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Engaging Kids in Creation Care

September 25, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Help your kids to engage and enjoy God's world. Be a guide for your children to discover the beauty of creation and learn to be faithful stewards of it.

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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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4 Ways to Get a Kick Out of Singlehood
Keren Kanyago

4 Ways to Get a Kick Out of Singlehood

September 18, 2022 • Keren Kanyago

Do you view singleness as a blessing or a challenge? Discover how you can turn your worries over to God and accept singleness as a valuable gift.

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Preventative Maintenance For Your Marriage
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Preventative Maintenance For Your Marriage

September 14, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your marriage in need of some preventative maintenance? Improve your relationship by taking intentional steps towards keeping your marriage healthy.

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Handling Conflict Biblically and Constructively: Encouraging articles from Family Fire
Christopher Hunt

Handling Conflict Biblically and Constructively: Encouraging articles from Family Fire

September 13, 2022 • Christopher Hunt

These articles from Family Fire contributors offer perspectives in dealing with conflicts in our relationships constructively and biblically.

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Magic Words to Improve Your Relationships
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Magic Words to Improve Your Relationships

September 11, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

How can you play a role in cultivating a healthy marriage relationship? Consider these helpful phrases for creating a healthy environment in your marriage.

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Whose Homework is This?
Rev. Deb Koster

Whose Homework is This?

September 7, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you have a child who struggles with homework? Consider this wisdom for helping your children learn to claim responsibility for their own work.

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Communicating with College Kids From a Distance
Rev. Deb Koster

Communicating with College Kids From a Distance

September 4, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you find it challenging to communicate with your college child away from home? Consider this wisdom for helping you to navigate conversations from afar.

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It’s Okay to Be Angry as You Grieve
Jalicia Maeweather

It’s Okay to Be Angry as You Grieve

August 31, 2022 • Jalicia Maeweather

Are you struggling with having anger mixed in with your grief? Learn how to express your anger in constructive ways as you process the grief you feel.

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Denial In Grief
Jalicia Maeweather

Denial In Grief

August 28, 2022 • Jalicia Maeweather

Denial is part of the grieving process but denying or avoiding pain is not a healthy coping strategy. Consider taking your pain to God for healing instead.

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Two Obstacles to Raising Resilient Girls
Ellen Duffield

Two Obstacles to Raising Resilient Girls

August 24, 2022 • Ellen Duffield

Are you struggling to help your child cultivate resilience? Consider the two biggest obstacles that get in the way of developing a resilient mindset.

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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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Who Can Tame the Tongue?
Rev. Jason Ruis

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

June 1, 2015 • Rev. Jason Ruis

James 3:1-12

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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Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience

May 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Psalm 25:1-5

Do you struggle with being patient? Discover Biblical wisdom for cultivating patience in your life and find the blessings that come through waiting on God.

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Putting Aside Idolatry
Rev. Deb Koster

Putting Aside Idolatry

April 27, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah 2:1-9

Do you struggle with sinfulness in your life? Discover wisdom from the Bible for dealing with the sinful habits in your life to find repentance and hope.

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