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Nourishing Faith through Daily Devotions
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Nourishing Faith through Daily Devotions

January 5, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you wondering how best to help your children to grow in faith? Consider how you can cultivate faith by establishing routines of connecting with God.

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Wonderfully Made: Your Child and You
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Wonderfully Made: Your Child and You

December 26, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you wonder about God's love for you? As we love our children, we are reminded of the unconditional love God has revealed in his word for each of us.

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How to Love Well at Christmas
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

How to Love Well at Christmas

December 22, 2021 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Does your Christmas feel like it is more about stress than love? Let the wisdom from Romans 12 guide your family to love more like Jesus desires for us.

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Put on Love's Little Black Dress
Kim Sullivan

Put on Love's Little Black Dress

December 19, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Have you spent time thinking about your holiday wardrobe this Christmas? Explore the importance of preparing your spiritual wardrobe this holiday season.

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Finding Joy at Christmas!
Kim Sullivan

Finding Joy at Christmas!

December 12, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Missing your Christmas joy? Reflect on the source and meaning of joy, and how your perspective can transform your experience of joy this Advent season.

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Bring Peace to Those Around You
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Bring Peace to Those Around You

December 8, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Looking for ways to be God's agents of peace in the world? Consider how God can use you to bring peace to the life of those who are hurting this Christmas.

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Bringing Meaning to Advent
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Bringing Meaning to Advent

December 5, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you find the holiday pace exhausting? Are you feeling weary? Discover how your family can rediscover peace and focus on the true meaning of Christmas.

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Advent Hope
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Advent Hope

November 28, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Discover the wonder of celebrating advent and see how it can direct your family closer to God. Get back to the wonder of Christmas by celebrating advent.

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Living Daily in Gratitude
Kim Sullivan

Living Daily in Gratitude

November 21, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Do you struggle with feeling fearful? Learn the blessing of offering thanksgiving to God to drive out your fear and restore joy and peace to your life.

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The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness

October 20, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your relationship struggling? Discover the blessing of forgiveness to restore peace and joy as well as cultivating a deeper intimacy with one another.

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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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Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience

May 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being patient? Discover Biblical wisdom for cultivating patience in your life and find the blessings that come through waiting on God.

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Putting Aside Idolatry
Rev. Deb Koster

Putting Aside Idolatry

April 27, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with sinfulness in your life? Discover wisdom from the Bible for dealing with the sinful habits in your life to find repentance and hope.

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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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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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