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The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness

October 20, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your relationship struggling? Discover the blessing of forgiveness to restore peace and joy as well as cultivating a deeper intimacy with one another.

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How Do I Forgive: Write a Letter of Lament and Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

How Do I Forgive: Write a Letter of Lament and Forgiveness

October 17, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

When we find it difficult to forgive someone, putting thoughts onto paper can help. Writing a letter to the person who wronged you can help you forgive.

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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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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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Help for Dealing with a Conflict Avoiding Family
Joella Ranaivoson

Help for Dealing with a Conflict Avoiding Family

August 8, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you have people in your family that shy away from conflict? Consider how you can guide your family to face problems and manage conflict constructively.

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The Romans 12 Guide to Dealing with Difficult People
Rev. Deb Koster

The Romans 12 Guide to Dealing with Difficult People

July 21, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Struggling with difficult people in your life? Wonder what the Bible says about dealing with unreasonable people? Find guidance and peace in Romans 12.

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Dealing with a Dysfunctional Family Member
Joella Ranaivoson

Dealing with a Dysfunctional Family Member

July 18, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Are you struggling with how to deal with the behavior of a dysfunctional family member? Learn how you can set boundaries to bring healing to your family.

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How to Move Forward After Messing Up
Laura Goossens, LCSW

How to Move Forward After Messing Up

June 6, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Do struggle with guilt and shame after you mess things up? Consider how God walks with you even through the messiness of life to forgive and bring healing.

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Transforming Your Emotions
Rev. Deb Koster

Transforming Your Emotions

May 19, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you struggling with your emotions? Tune in to your emotions in a curious, nonjudgmental way to discover their origins and find a grace-filled response.

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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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