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Finding Belonging
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Finding Belonging

March 7, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Where do you feel a sense of belonging? Consider God's promises in scripture to discover your identity as a beloved child of God enfolded into his family.

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Guiding Our Kids to Pray
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Guiding Our Kids to Pray

March 3, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Are you wondering how to guide your children into a relationship with God. Seize the everyday moments to guide your children into a life of prayer.

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Laying My Burdens Down
Rev. Deb Koster

Laying My Burdens Down

February 28, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you overwhelmed by the weight of your burdens? Consider the instructions of Jesus in Matthew 6 for setting aside our fears and laying down our burdens.

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How to Cultivate Family Worship Time
Rev. Deb Koster

How to Cultivate Family Worship Time

February 24, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Family worship is an important for healthy families. Consider this wisdom on how to get more intentional about cultivating worship time with your family.

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Signs Your Relationship has Become Unhealthy
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Signs Your Relationship has Become Unhealthy

February 21, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Are you wondering if your relationship is becoming toxic? Consider these signs to discern whether your relationship has become something unhealthy.

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Six Steps to Inspiring Spiritual Growth in Your Family
Kim Sullivan

Six Steps to Inspiring Spiritual Growth in Your Family

February 17, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Spiritual growth happens as we cultivate spiritual habits at home. Invest in the spiritual health of your family using faithful guidance from the shema.

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Spiritual Disciplines: Family Fasting
Kim Sullivan

Spiritual Disciplines: Family Fasting

February 14, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Considering trying the spiritual discipline of fasting within your family? Discover the blessing of fasting together and find tips on how to get started.

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Do I Matter in This Marriage?
Rev. Daniel Zylstra

Do I Matter in This Marriage?

February 10, 2021 • Rev. Daniel Zylstra

Are you feeling alone in your marriage relationship? Explore the ways that God has gifted each of you to bless your marriage and enrich your partnership.

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How do I help my young adult gain a healthy sense of self-worth?
Laura Goossens, LCSW

How do I help my young adult gain a healthy sense of self-worth?

February 7, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Does your child struggle with self-worth? Help your child foster a healthy view of self by connecting them with their identity as a beloved child of God.

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Five Questions to Ask when Reading the Bible
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Five Questions to Ask when Reading the Bible

February 3, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Are you trying to understand what Biblical texts meant to its first audience and for us today? Consider these five important questions to find the meaning.

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Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Rev. Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you ever say words you regret? Consider what scripture says about our speech and learn to use words with care so that God is glorified in our speech.

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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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Seeking God First in Courtship
Rev. Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Has your dating relationship become more important than God? Consider Biblical wisdom for keeping your priorities aligned so that God is sought first.

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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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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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