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Nurturing Faith by Challenging and Encouraging
Rev. Jason Ruis

Nurturing Faith by Challenging and Encouraging

October 13, 2021 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Struggling to give your children the challenge and encouragement they need? Learn how to support and challenge your children with wisdom from 1 Timothy.

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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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Raising Boys Who Respect Girls
Ellen Duffield

Raising Boys Who Respect Girls

September 5, 2021 • Ellen Duffield

Are you wondering what you can do to raise boys who respect and empower their sisters? Consider what the research data says about how to raise caring sons.

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Should Parents Have Favorites?
Joella Ranaivoson

Should Parents Have Favorites?

August 11, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you struggle with feeling closer to one child than another? Discover how you can bridge the disconnection and build deeper bonds with your children.

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Teaching Our Children to Ask God
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Teaching Our Children to Ask God

August 4, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How will you guide your children to take their concerns to God? Learn how to foster intentional habits of bringing fears and concerns before God in prayer.

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Teaching Our Children to Thank God
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Teaching Our Children to Thank God

August 1, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Are you guiding your children to give God thanks? Consider the source of our blessings and guide your children to be thankful to God in their prayer life.

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Teaching Our Children to Adore God
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Teaching Our Children to Adore God

July 25, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How can you guide your children to worship God? Help your children to identify God's attributes and make adoration a part of their everyday prayer life.

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Teaching the Importance of Confession
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Teaching the Importance of Confession

July 14, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you wonder how to teach your children how to ask God for forgiveness? Discover the gift of confession to connect with God in prayer and find healing.

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Helping Kids Discover Their Gifts
Kim Sullivan

Helping Kids Discover Their Gifts

June 16, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Do you wonder how to encourage your children to discover their gifts? Discover how to guide your children to see the gifts that God has given to them.

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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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