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December 13, 2020 • Janet Irvine, PsyD
Many suffer bleakness in the Christmas season. Consider how the main characters in the first Christmas felt loneliness, fear, and sadness, but found joy.
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October 27, 2019 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken
Should Christians participate in celebrating Halloween? Thoughtfully consider the trajectory of your family's choices in exercising your Christian freedom.
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December 16, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Is the holiday rush distracting you from the gospel message? Consider the miracle of God's presence in us and discover the blessing of spiritual intimacy.
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December 12, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
The busyness of the holidays can be hard to manage with children. Make a plan for caring for their needs while preserving the true meaning of the holiday.
December 9, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Do you wonder if holiday traditions are worth the hassle? Follow the example of our God who drew near to us and draw near to him and to one another.
December 5, 2018 • Rev. Michael VanderLaan
Holiday advertising can foster discontentment within us. Choose to guide your family away from entitlement to find joy and contentment in God's presence.
December 14, 2017 • Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC
Do the many details of the Christmas season feel overwhelming? Focus on the true meaning of the holiday and look for ways to invest in what truly matters.
December 11, 2017 • Aneece Alicea
The holidays can add stress to the already busy life of parenting children. Make wise choices to help your family experience God's peace this Christmas.
December 7, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Overwhelmed with holiday gift giving and trying to reciprocate? The gift of God's love can never be measured in things, but in grace and relationship.
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December 4, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
It can be challenging establishing new holiday traditions. Consider the importance of setting aside your own interests to look to the interest of others.
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.
October 18, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster
Do you feel overwhelmed with life's challenges? Find some encouragement from scripture and discover how God sees you. God takes great delight in you!
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