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Help for Navigating Depression
Joella Ranaivoson

Help for Navigating Depression

September 19, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Is someone you know struggling with depression? Explore options available to care for the mental health of those you love and guide them to find healing.

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Why Online Worship Still Matters
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Why Online Worship Still Matters

September 15, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Are you wondering digital worship is important to your congregation and ministry? Consider how your church family might be blessed by virtual worship.

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Why In-Person Worship Still Matters
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Why In-Person Worship Still Matters

September 12, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Are you content with worship online and wonder about the value of showing up in-person? How might you be blessed by gathering together with God's family.

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Making Scripture the Parenting Authority in Your Home
Kim Sullivan

Making Scripture the Parenting Authority in Your Home

September 8, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

God's word should be the spiritual guide in your home. Check out these practical ways for you to establish God's word as the ruling authority in your home.

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Raising Boys Who Respect Girls
Ellen Duffield

Raising Boys Who Respect Girls

September 5, 2021 • Ellen Duffield

Are you wondering what you can do to raise boys who respect and empower their sisters? Consider what the research data says about how to raise caring sons.

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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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Help for Overcoming Pornography
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Help for Overcoming Pornography

August 25, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is pornography a struggle for someone you love? Find Biblical guidance for overcoming pornography and restoring healthy sexuality in your relationships.

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When You Discover Your Spouse Has a Porn Habit
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

When You Discover Your Spouse Has a Porn Habit

August 22, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Discovering your spouse's porn habit can feel devastating. Choose to lean on God to carry you and your spouse to healing and hope for the path forward.

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Nine Conversations to Have With Your College-Bound child.
Rev. Deb Koster

Nine Conversations to Have With Your College-Bound child.

August 18, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Wondering how to equip your child for facing the challenges of college life? Try these helpful conversations to prepare your child for new independence.

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Launching College Kids
Kim Sullivan

Launching College Kids

August 15, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Worried about your child leaving for college? Consider this wisdom from scripture to help equip your child to handle the transition to college life.

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Should Parents Have Favorites?
Joella Ranaivoson

Should Parents Have Favorites?

August 11, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you struggle with feeling closer to one child than another? Discover how you can bridge the disconnection and build deeper bonds with your children.

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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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