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December 9, 2020 • Rev. Steven Koster
Are you struggling to forgive yourself for the things you have done? Consider the forgiveness that we have in Jesus and his invitation to offer it freely.
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November 29, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis
Are you frustrated with the amount of chores that are falling to you? Consider whether you are engaging in self-pity or practicing sacrificial love.
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November 18, 2020 • Laura Goossens, LCSW
Are you concerned about how much alcohol you or someone you love is drinking? Consider God's leading and explore the role that alcohol has in your life.
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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October 11, 2020 • Linda Ostlund, MA, LCPC
Are living with resentment over childhood pain? Don't expect others to meet your emotional needs; change the narrative and trust God's unconditional love.
September 13, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster
Our words have an impact on others. Explore Biblical wisdom on why our choice of words matters and consider what your words convey to the lives of others.
September 9, 2020 • Rev. Steven Koster
Praying with someone else can often feel uncomfortable. Discover the blessing of praying together and develop spiritual intimacy in your relationship.
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September 6, 2020 • Rev. Steven Koster
Praying with and for our spouse can produce anxiety because it brings a spiritual nakedness. Here are some ideas of how to better pray for your spouse.
September 2, 2020 • Kelsee Costanza, MS, LPC
Are you wondering if a relationship has become emotionally abusive? Learn to recognize emotional abuse so you can set healthy boundaries and find healing.
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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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.