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How Do I Forgive: Write a Letter of Lament and Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

How Do I Forgive: Write a Letter of Lament and Forgiveness

October 17, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

When we find it difficult to forgive someone, putting thoughts onto paper can help. Writing a letter to the person who wronged you can help you forgive.

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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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Exploring an Eternal Perspective for Earthly Grief
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Exploring an Eternal Perspective for Earthly Grief

October 6, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Are you grieving the loss of someone that you love? The Bible's teachings on heaven can help you process loss and comfort you with an eternal perspective,

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Lamenting Life's Losses
Joella Ranaivoson

Lamenting Life's Losses

October 3, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Do you know someone who is struggling to carry the weight of their grief? Help them navigate the journey through the pain to find restoration and healing.

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Generational Living: Connecting with Youth
Kim Sullivan

Generational Living: Connecting with Youth

September 29, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Do ever find yourself complaining about other age groups? Look at this wisdom from scripture to discover the blessing of investing across the generations.

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Moving Forward After Loss
Jolene DeHeer

Moving Forward After Loss

September 22, 2021 • Jolene DeHeer

Are navigating a difficult loss in your life? Discover God's faithful presence to comfort in difficult times and help you see the blessings and find hope.

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Help for Navigating Depression
Joella Ranaivoson

Help for Navigating Depression

September 19, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Is someone you know struggling with depression? Explore options available to care for the mental health of those you love and guide them to find healing.

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Why Online Worship Still Matters
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Why Online Worship Still Matters

September 15, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Are you wondering digital worship is important to your congregation and ministry? Consider how your church family might be blessed by virtual worship.

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Why In-Person Worship Still Matters
Laura Goossens, LCSW

Why In-Person Worship Still Matters

September 12, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Are you content with worship online and wonder about the value of showing up in-person? How might you be blessed by gathering together with God's family.

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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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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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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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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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