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A Mother's Hands
Kim Sullivan

A Mother's Hands

May 4, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

This Mother’s Day, think about the many hands of women who have cared for and inspired you. Discover what the Bible says about the blessing of mothers.

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Kingdom Building Practices of the Early Church
Rev. Deb Koster

Kingdom Building Practices of the Early Church

April 19, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Wonder why the early church was successful? Discover practices that guided the church and see how they are still significant for vital faith community.

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Nourishing Faith through Daily Devotions
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Nourishing Faith through Daily Devotions

January 5, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you wondering how best to help your children to grow in faith? Consider how you can cultivate faith by establishing routines of connecting with God.

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Put on Love's Little Black Dress
Kim Sullivan

Put on Love's Little Black Dress

December 19, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Have you spent time thinking about your holiday wardrobe this Christmas? Explore the importance of preparing your spiritual wardrobe this holiday season.

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Finding Joy at Christmas!
Kim Sullivan

Finding Joy at Christmas!

December 12, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Missing your Christmas joy? Reflect on the source and meaning of joy, and how your perspective can transform your experience of joy this Advent season.

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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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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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Is it okay for my child to explore other faith traditions?
Joella Ranaivoson

Is it okay for my child to explore other faith traditions?

July 28, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Are you worried about your children being curious about other faith traditions? Learn how you can support your kids and guide them to encounter God.

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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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