Marriage

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Building an Intimate Marriage
Rev. Deb Koster

Building an Intimate Marriage

April 27, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Intimacy is fueled by everyday acts of investing in one another's lives. Discover ways to invest in deepening your relationship by cultivating intimacy.

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What is Marriage?
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

What is Marriage?

April 24, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Is marriage a sacrament, contract, or a covenant? Discover how God views marriage and how you can establish your relationship on a godly foundation.

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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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Cultivating Invitational Love
Rev. Deb Koster

Cultivating Invitational Love

February 16, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you looking to spark some romance in your marriage? Choose a path of vulnerability by taking the initiative in kindling romance in your marriage.

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8 Keys to Living a Joyful Life
Rev. Deb Koster

8 Keys to Living a Joyful Life

December 15, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you overwhelmed with challenges? Are you wishing for a more joyful life? Consider Christ's example and follow his lead for embracing a joy-filled life.

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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 to Improve Your Sex Life
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How to Improve Your Sex Life

November 10, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Christian marriages should have a healthy and active sex life. Discover how to improve your physical intimacy by investing in your marriage relationship.

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What is the Purpose of Marriage?
Rev. Deb Koster

What is the Purpose of Marriage?

November 3, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

What is the purpose of marriage anyway? Discover some truths from scripture to help you see why God instituted and values marriage relationships.

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Living in an Imperfect Marriage
Kim Sullivan

Living in an Imperfect Marriage

October 31, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Sometimes the way to demonstrate love to a spouse requires setting limits around behavior. Discover when God wants submission and when action is required.

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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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