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Cultivating an Adventurous Faith
Kim Sullivan

Cultivating an Adventurous Faith

June 26, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Want your children to have an active faith? Learn how to cultivate an adventurous faith in the life of your children and guide them in a life of faith.

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Guiding Teens to Manage their Sexual Desires
Jean Holthaus, LMSW, LISW

Guiding Teens to Manage their Sexual Desires

June 19, 2022 • Jean Holthaus, LMSW, LISW

Are you struggling with how to help your teens to make wise choices with their bodies? Learn how you can guide your child to make sexually wise decisions.

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The Gift of Sincere Faith
Rev. Jason Ruis

The Gift of Sincere Faith

June 15, 2022 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Do you wonder about the legacy you are leaving for your children? Consider wisdom from scripture to bless your children with the gift of sincere faith.

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Training Children to Hear God's Voice
Kim Sullivan

Training Children to Hear God's Voice

June 12, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

How can your children become attentive to God's voice? Discover biblical wisdom to help you follow God's lead and instruct your children to do the same.

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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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Equipping for Mentoring
Rev. Jason Ruis

Equipping for Mentoring

June 1, 2022 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Feel unequipped to mentor? Wonder what you have to offer others? Discover how the Holy Spirit equips God's people to do the work he has called them to do.

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Balancing Technology Use
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Balancing Technology Use

May 11, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Looking for guidance on how to limit your children's use of technology? Discover a Christian approach to help your children to use technology responsibly.

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Establishing Healthy Screen-Time Habits For Children
Jean Holthaus, LMSW, LISW

Establishing Healthy Screen-Time Habits For Children

May 8, 2022 • Jean Holthaus, LMSW, LISW

Are you struggling to manage the electronic devices in your household? Consider how you can model wisdom and guide your children to use technology wisely.

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A Mother's Hands
Kim Sullivan

A Mother's Hands

May 4, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

This Mother’s Day, think about the many hands of women who have cared for and inspired you. Discover what the Bible says about the blessing of mothers.

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Balancing the Mother Load
Rev. Deb Koster

Balancing the Mother Load

May 1, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you feeling overwhelmed by your role as a mom? Learn how you can set down your load at God's feet and be equipped with God's strength as you parent.

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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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