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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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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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Why Mentoring Matters
Rev. Jason Ruis

Why Mentoring Matters

June 27, 2021 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Do you wonder about the benefits of mentoring? Explore scripture to see why mentoring is critical for growing faith and establishing healthy communities.

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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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Creating a Healthy Work Ethic
Kim Sullivan

Creating a Healthy Work Ethic

May 23, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

How do we convey a healthy work ethic to our children? Discover great guidelines for how Christians can respond to the work that God has given to them.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Sanity this Summer
Kim Sullivan

5 Ways to Keep Your Sanity this Summer

May 5, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Looking for ideas to keep your sanity during the summer while school is out? Consider these ideas for adding some structure and fun to your summer months.

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When Your Child Chooses A Different Standard
Kim Sullivan

When Your Child Chooses A Different Standard

April 28, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

It is difficult having our children making poor life choices. Discover Biblical wisdom on how you can come alongside children who walk away from faith.

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How Do I Raise My Child to Embrace Faith?
Rev. Deb Koster

How Do I Raise My Child to Embrace Faith?

March 14, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Every Christian parent wants their kids to have a strong and authentic faith, but how do we help them get there? From kids to teens, here's how to help.

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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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