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Defusing Sibling Rivalry
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Defusing Sibling Rivalry

November 23, 2022 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Does your household struggle with sibling rivalry? Find Biblical wisdom for building unity into your family relationships and bringing peace to your home.

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The Value of Praying the Scriptures
Rev. Deb Koster

The Value of Praying the Scriptures

November 20, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with what to pray? Consider the value of praying the scriptures to invigorate your prayer life and reconnect you back to the heart of God.

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How NOT to Lead A Family - Lessons Learned From the Life of Lot
Kim Sullivan

How NOT to Lead A Family - Lessons Learned From the Life of Lot

November 16, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Looking for a good example for how to lead your family? The Biblical lessons from the life of Lot will tell exactly what not to do as you lead your family!

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Living into the Authority God Established for Families
Rev. Deb Koster

Living into the Authority God Established for Families

November 13, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you struggling with being in charge of your household? Consider this guidance from scripture to reclaim your authority and bring peace to the home.

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Marriage Boundaries: Tending Our Fences and Opening Our Gates
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Marriage Boundaries: Tending Our Fences and Opening Our Gates

November 9, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Marriages benefit from having healthy boundaries. Consider this biblical wisdom for knowing when fences should be built and when gates should be opened.

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Setting Limits: How Can Boundaries Help My Family?
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Setting Limits: How Can Boundaries Help My Family?

November 6, 2022 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Struggle with setting limits in your family? Discover the blessing of boundaries with Biblical wisdom to establish limits that guide healthy relationships.

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How to Make the Decision to Retire
Rev. Deb Koster

How to Make the Decision to Retire

November 2, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you struggling to decide when to retire? Seek God's leading as you weigh options and discern how and when you will serve God's kingdom in retirement.

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Retirement as Invigoration
Jolene DeHeer

Retirement as Invigoration

October 30, 2022 • Jolene DeHeer

Are you wondering how to fill your days after you retire from your job? Consider how God is calling you to serve and thrive in the next season of life.

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When a Family Member Needs a Caregiver
Dr. Robert Ritzema

When a Family Member Needs a Caregiver

October 26, 2022 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Are you responsible for caring for your aging parents and wondering when to enlist caregivers? Care for yourself well by enlisting a supportive team.

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What Does It Mean to Honor Aging Parents?
Dr. Robert Ritzema

What Does It Mean to Honor Aging Parents?

October 23, 2022 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

What does it mean to honor our parents as they age? Consider the role that God may be inviting you to play in the support and care of your aging parents.

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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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