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17 Things Spiritually Healthy People Don’t Do
Rev. Deb Koster

17 Things Spiritually Healthy People Don’t Do

August 10, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you want to be spiritually healthy? Consider these 17 behaviors that spiritually healthy people don't don't do to discover how you can become well.

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Single Again
Rev. Deb Koster

Single Again

July 27, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Struggling to cope after a relationship ends? Consider this wisdom for navigating the transition to single life and discover God's all sufficient grace.

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Coping as a Single Parent: Four ways God Showed He Would Not Leave
Chris Hunt

Coping as a Single Parent: Four ways God Showed He Would Not Leave

July 24, 2022 • Chris Hunt

Are you feeling alone in your struggles? Consider this wisdom from scripture on how God perseveres with you through difficulties and guides your steps.

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Learning How to Practice Empathy
Rev. Deb Koster

Learning How to Practice Empathy

July 6, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Sympathy and empathy are not the same. Learn to be empathetic to those in need of our help. Find help for practicing the art of being empathetic to others.

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Cultivating Relationships with Stepchildren
Rev. Deb Koster

Cultivating Relationships with Stepchildren

July 3, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Struggling to build relationships with stepchildren? Is blending a family harder than you planned? Find wisdom for building family relationships.

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How Do I Manage Frustration?
Rev. Deb Koster

How Do I Manage Frustration?

June 8, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Frustrations are a normal part of life but don't let them control you. Discover these helpful biblical guidelines for managing frustrations constructively!

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Uprooting the Idols in Our Families
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Uprooting the Idols in Our Families

June 5, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

We all have idols that take the place of God in our lives. Let scripture guide you to uproot the idols in your life and restore your relationship with God.

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Lies The Church Tells About Sex
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Lies The Church Tells About Sex

May 25, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

The church has at times embraced anxiety concerning sex. Explore the scriptures and discover how sex is a beautiful gift from God for marriage.

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Lies Our Culture Tells About Sex
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Lies Our Culture Tells About Sex

May 22, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Our culture's perceptions about sex often conflict with God's plan for unity and blessing in marriage. Explore the blessing of God's design for intimacy.

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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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Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Rev. Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

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

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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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

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

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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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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How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?

February 9, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Tired of hearing negative interactions? Consider some Biblical wisdom from the book of Galatians for letting the fruit of the Spirit overflow to others.

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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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