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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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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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17 Things Spiritually Healthy People Don’t Do
Rev. Deb Koster

17 Things Spiritually Healthy People Don’t Do

August 10, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you want to be spiritually healthy? Consider these 17 behaviors that spiritually healthy people don't don't do to discover how you can become well.

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​Why Worship?
Rev. Deb Koster

​Why Worship?

August 7, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Is it difficult to get the family off to church? Discover why worship matters and find encouragement to draw your family closer to God and to each other.

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Time Management with Jesus: Don't Rush Past the Blessings
Rev. Deb Koster

Time Management with Jesus: Don't Rush Past the Blessings

July 20, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle to manage your time? Consider these Biblical lessons to see how Jesus chose to use his time to find wisdom for living with kingdom values.

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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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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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Devotions

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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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Rev. Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you stuck in negative thinking? Consider this Biblical wisdom to transform your thinking and help you overcome the destructive power of negativity.

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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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