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Why is Communication So Difficult?
Rev. Deb Koster

Why is Communication So Difficult?

March 23, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with communication? Consider these common obstacles to communication to help improve your listening and speaking for healthy communication.

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Gentle Answers to Defuse Arguments
Rev. Deb Koster

Gentle Answers to Defuse Arguments

March 20, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you find yourself getting pulled into debates and arguments? Consider how you can defuse arguments by choosing a grace based response to confrontation.

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Why Can't  My Spouse Recognize My Needs?
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Why Can't My Spouse Recognize My Needs?

March 13, 2022 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Are you wishing your spouse could recognize your needs? Consider the differing experiences that shape us and discover how to communicate more effectively.

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Have Hope For Your Marriage
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Have Hope For Your Marriage

December 1, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Marriage can go through seasons of unhappiness, but don't lose hope, God will walk with you. Discover great advice for restoring hope in your marriage.

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When the Boat Rocks: Advice for Newlyweds
Rev. Deb Koster

When the Boat Rocks: Advice for Newlyweds

November 17, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Launching into the seas of matrimony is challenging if you are not prepared. Discover advice for helping newlyweds launch into married life successfully.

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How Unmet Childhood Needs Shape Your Life
Linda Ostlund, MA, LCPC

How Unmet Childhood Needs Shape Your Life

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.

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Why Our Words Matter
Rev. Deb Koster

Why Our Words Matter

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.

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One Sided Marriage
Rev. Deb Koster

One Sided Marriage

July 22, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

One sided marriages are not healthy. Consider this Biblical wisdom to creating a relationship where both parties are committed to making the marriage work.

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Practicing Assertive Communication
Jessica Parks

Practicing Assertive Communication

July 8, 2020 • Jessica Parks

Do you struggle with making your voice heard? Learn how to assert yourself in a positive way using guidance from scripture to communicate your needs.

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Sharing Feelings
Rev. Deb Koster

Sharing Feelings

May 13, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with sharing your feelings? Discover the importance of sharing your feelings with one another to cultivate intimacy in your relationships.

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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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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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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Rev. Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you stuck in negative thinking? Consider this Biblical wisdom to transform your thinking and help you overcome the destructive power of negativity.

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Jonah: A Lesson in Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: A Lesson in Patience

December 12, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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What is Beauty?
Rev. Deb Koster

What is Beauty?

May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Your Most Dangerous Weapon
Rev. Deb Koster

Your Most Dangerous Weapon

May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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