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October 19, 2022 • Laura Goossens, LCSW
Do you struggle with conflict in your marriage? Consider this wise advice from a counselor on navigating the difficulties in life as a united team.
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October 2, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Do you struggle to express your emotions in constructive ways? Learn how you can follow the example of Jesus and steward your emotions in healthy ways.
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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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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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 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.
December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster
December 12, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster
May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster