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Setting Limits: How Can Boundaries Help My Family?
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Setting Limits: How Can Boundaries Help My Family?

November 6, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Struggle with setting limits in your family? Discover the blessing of boundaries with Biblical wisdom to establish limits that guide healthy relationships.

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Advice for Conflict Management in Marriage
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Advice for Conflict Management in Marriage

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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The Wisdom of Seeking Counsel
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

The Wisdom of Seeking Counsel

October 16, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

When is the right time to seek counseling help for your marriage? Follow the wise counsel of scripture and choose to seek help for your relationship.

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Expressing Emotions
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Expressing Emotions

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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Preventative Maintenance For Your Marriage
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Preventative Maintenance For Your Marriage

September 14, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your marriage in need of some preventative maintenance? Improve your relationship by taking intentional steps towards keeping your marriage healthy.

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Handling Conflict Biblically and Constructively: Encouraging articles from Family Fire
Christopher Hunt

Handling Conflict Biblically and Constructively: Encouraging articles from Family Fire

September 13, 2022 • Christopher Hunt

These articles from Family Fire contributors offer perspectives in dealing with conflicts in our relationships constructively and biblically.

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Magic Words to Improve Your Relationships
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Magic Words to Improve Your Relationships

September 11, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

How can you play a role in cultivating a healthy marriage relationship? Consider these helpful phrases for creating a healthy environment in your marriage.

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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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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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Devotions

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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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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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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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: A Lesson in Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: A Lesson in Patience

December 12, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Treasure in Jars of Clay
Rev. Deb Koster

Treasure in Jars of Clay

August 7, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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