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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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How Best to Handle Stress: Take a Lesson from Older Adults
Dr. Robert Ritzema

How Best to Handle Stress: Take a Lesson from Older Adults

July 11, 2021 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Stress is a normal part of life so learn how to manage it in constructive ways. Discover the secret managing stress from those who have experienced it.

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How has Pandemic Living Affected Your Relationships?
Joella Ranaivoson

How has Pandemic Living Affected Your Relationships?

June 30, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

How has your life been changed by the pandemic? Discern how God has walked with you and used this season to nurture your faith and guide your life.

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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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Persevering Through a Difficult Season
Joella Ranaivoson

Persevering Through a Difficult Season

June 9, 2021 • Joella Ranaivoson

Are feeling fatigued from this difficult season? Consider this wisdom for practicing good self care through the challenging times that we face in life.

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How to Move Forward After Messing Up
Laura Goossens, LCSW

How to Move Forward After Messing Up

June 6, 2021 • Laura Goossens, LCSW

Do struggle with guilt and shame after you mess things up? Consider how God walks with you even through the messiness of life to forgive and bring healing.

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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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Transforming Your Emotions
Rev. Deb Koster

Transforming Your Emotions

May 19, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you struggling with your emotions? Tune in to your emotions in a curious, nonjudgmental way to discover their origins and find a grace-filled response.

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How Can I Ever Forgive Myself?
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How Can I Ever Forgive Myself?

May 16, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you struggle with forgiving yourself for things you have done? Discover how to live into the grace that God has for you and begin to forgive yourself.

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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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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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