Marriage

Articles

What does Submission in Marriage Look Like?
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

What does Submission in Marriage Look Like?

March 31, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

What should a healthy marriage relationship look like? Mutual submission in marriage is a Spirit-filled way that we can honor God and serve our spouse.

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Do I Matter in This Marriage?
Rev. Daniel Zylstra

Do I Matter in This Marriage?

February 10, 2021 • Rev. Daniel Zylstra

Are you feeling alone in your marriage relationship? Explore the ways that God has gifted each of you to bless your marriage and enrich your partnership.

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Spiraling Into Self-Pity
Rev. Jason Ruis

Spiraling Into Self-Pity

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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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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The Benefits of Praying Together
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

The Benefits of Praying Together

September 9, 2020 • Rev. Dr. 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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Praying for Your Spouse
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Praying for Your Spouse

September 6, 2020 • Rev. Dr. 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.

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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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Should We Seek Counseling? Restore Your Marriage Now!
Steve Augustus

Should We Seek Counseling? Restore Your Marriage Now!

July 19, 2020 • Steve Augustus

Wondering if you should seek help for your relationship? Consider this wise advice on when to seek the wisdom of a third party to help navigate problems.

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Live Your Own Life - Letting Go of Codependency
Charlene Brouwer, MA, LAMFT

Live Your Own Life - Letting Go of Codependency

July 5, 2020 • Charlene Brouwer, MA, LAMFT

Do you wonder if you might be codependent? Find wisdom from scripture to help you learn to let go of codependent behaviors and find peace in your life.

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Building a Partnership in Your Marriage
Leah Travis, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Building a Partnership in Your Marriage

July 1, 2020 • Leah Travis, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Do you and your spouse struggle to work cooperatively? Consider these ways for establishing a healthy partnership in your marriage relationship.

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Devotions

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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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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Members of One Body
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Members of One Body

April 2, 2013 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

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Help to Stand
Rev. Deb Koster

Help to Stand

April 1, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Avoiding Advantage
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Avoiding Advantage

March 31, 2013 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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