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Handling Conflict Biblically and Constructively: Encouraging articles from Family Fire
Christopher Hunt

Handling Conflict Biblically and Constructively: Encouraging articles from Family Fire

September 13, 2022 • Christopher Hunt

These articles from Family Fire contributors offer perspectives in dealing with conflicts in our relationships constructively and biblically.

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It’s Okay to Be Angry as You Grieve
Jalicia Maeweather

It’s Okay to Be Angry as You Grieve

August 31, 2022 • Jalicia Maeweather

Are you struggling with having anger mixed in with your grief? Learn how to express your anger in constructive ways as you process the grief you feel.

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Denial In Grief
Jalicia Maeweather

Denial In Grief

August 28, 2022 • Jalicia Maeweather

Denial is part of the grieving process but denying or avoiding pain is not a healthy coping strategy. Consider taking your pain to God for healing instead.

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17 Things Spiritually Healthy People Don’t Do
Rev. Deb Koster

17 Things Spiritually Healthy People Don’t Do

August 10, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you want to be spiritually healthy? Consider these 17 behaviors that spiritually healthy people don't don't do to discover how you can become well.

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​Why Worship?
Rev. Deb Koster

​Why Worship?

August 7, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Is it difficult to get the family off to church? Discover why worship matters and find encouragement to draw your family closer to God and to each other.

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Coping as a Single Parent: Four ways God Showed He Would Not Leave
Chris Hunt

Coping as a Single Parent: Four ways God Showed He Would Not Leave

July 24, 2022 • Chris Hunt

Are you feeling alone in your struggles? Consider this wisdom from scripture on how God perseveres with you through difficulties and guides your steps.

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Talking to Children about Death
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Talking to Children about Death

July 10, 2022 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

When death invades your community, how will you talk about it with your children? Discover biblical wisdom for guiding your children through grief.

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There’s no App for That: Raising our Children in Faith
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

There’s no App for That: Raising our Children in Faith

June 29, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

If only there were an app to nurture the faith of our children, but God has a better plan. Discover how you can guide your children to grow spiritually.

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Cultivating an Adventurous Faith
Kim Sullivan

Cultivating an Adventurous Faith

June 26, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Want your children to have an active faith? Learn how to cultivate an adventurous faith in the life of your children and guide them in a life of faith.

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The Gift of Sincere Faith
Rev. Jason Ruis

The Gift of Sincere Faith

June 15, 2022 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Do you wonder about the legacy you are leaving for your children? Consider wisdom from scripture to bless your children with the gift of sincere faith.

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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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