Parenting

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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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Sex After Kids Arrive?
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Sex After Kids Arrive?

March 30, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Has your love life suffered or even disappeared since the birth of your baby? Discover how prioritizing your sexual relationship can bless your marriage.

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Three Ways to Build Parenting Resilience
Ellen Duffield

Three Ways to Build Parenting Resilience

March 27, 2022 • Ellen Duffield

Are you feeling overwhelmed by your role as a parent? Consider the ways that you can foster resilience and create a more effective parenting partnership.

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Parenting on Fumes and Learning Selfcare
Jess Ronne

Parenting on Fumes and Learning Selfcare

February 20, 2022 • Jess Ronne

Are you feeling exhausted and lacking the strength for your parenting role? Consider how you can prioritize some self-care to allow God to strengthen you.

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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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8 Scripture Promises for Christian Parents
Kim Sullivan

8 Scripture Promises for Christian Parents

October 10, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

We have lots of fears as parents for the physical and spiritual safety of our children. Scripture offers promises to help us navigate our parenting fears.

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Making Scripture the Parenting Authority in Your Home
Kim Sullivan

Making Scripture the Parenting Authority in Your Home

September 8, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

God's word should be the spiritual guide in your home. Check out these practical ways for you to establish God's word as the ruling authority in your home.

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Building God's Kingdom Through Mundane Parenting Tasks
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Building God's Kingdom Through Mundane Parenting Tasks

May 26, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Some parenting tasks can feel never ending and you wonder if you are making a difference. Be inspired to see how each act of caring builds God's kingdom.

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Prayers for New Parents
Rev. Deb Koster

Prayers for New Parents

May 12, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you know new parents who could use some support? Recognize the challenges and blessings of this season so you can pray and support them along the way.

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Be the mirror your child needs
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Be the mirror your child needs

January 3, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Help your children gain a healthy sense of self. Be the mirror that helps them to see their reflection without distortion and grow into the image of God.

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Devotions

Christian Parenting at the Dinner Table
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Christian Parenting at the Dinner Table

February 11, 2014 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Do you struggle finding time to sit together around the dinner table? Discover the blessings that come from time spent together as family with God's word.

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Making Time to Stay Connected
Rev. Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

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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Tell of His Faithfulness
Rev. Deb Koster

Tell of His Faithfulness

September 8, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

We have seen God's faithfulness and our job is to tell that story to others. Tell your story of God's grace and celebrate the faithful deeds of our Lord!

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Parenting: Rising to the Challenge
Rev. Deb Koster

Parenting: Rising to the Challenge

December 6, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Your Most Dangerous Weapon
Rev. Deb Koster

Your Most Dangerous Weapon

May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Finding Rest
Rev. Deb Koster

Finding Rest

May 18, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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