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Ways to Involve Your Family in Caring for the Hungry
Kim Sullivan

Ways to Involve Your Family in Caring for the Hungry

September 28, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Looking for concrete ways to involve your family in caring for those in need? Find practical suggestions for demonstrating God's love to the hungry.

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Engaging Kids in Creation Care
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Engaging Kids in Creation Care

September 25, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Help your kids to engage and enjoy God's world. Be a guide for your children to discover the beauty of creation and learn to be faithful stewards of it.

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Whose Homework is This?
Rev. Deb Koster

Whose Homework is This?

September 7, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you have a child who struggles with homework? Consider this wisdom for helping your children learn to claim responsibility for their own work.

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Two Obstacles to Raising Resilient Girls
Ellen Duffield

Two Obstacles to Raising Resilient Girls

August 24, 2022 • Ellen Duffield

Are you struggling to help your child cultivate resilience? Consider the two biggest obstacles that get in the way of developing a resilient mindset.

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How to Raise Resilient Girls
Ellen Duffield

How to Raise Resilient Girls

August 21, 2022 • Ellen Duffield

How do you guide your daughters to be resilient in the face life's obstacles? Explore the role that you play as a parent in creating a resilient mindset.

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Parenting Through Exhaustion
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Parenting Through Exhaustion

July 17, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the never ending tasks of parenting. Find encouragement and strength for each day through a relationship rooted in God.

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God, Help Me Protect My Kids!
Rev. Deb Koster

God, Help Me Protect My Kids!

July 13, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Protecting our children can be a daunting task. Discover what the Bible says about keeping your children safe with advice from the one who loves them best!

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Talking to Children about Death
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Talking to Children about Death

July 10, 2022 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

When death invades your community, how will you talk about it with your children? Discover biblical wisdom for guiding your children through grief.

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There’s no App for That: Raising our Children in Faith
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

There’s no App for That: Raising our Children in Faith

June 29, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

If only there were an app to nurture the faith of our children, but God has a better plan. Discover how you can guide your children to grow spiritually.

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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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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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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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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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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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