Marriage

Articles

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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How to Date When You Can’t Go Out
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How to Date When You Can’t Go Out

May 9, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Has date night drifted off your priority list? Explore some creative ideas for taking the time to date your spouse and prioritize your relationship.

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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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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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