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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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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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Kingdom Building Practices of the Early Church
Rev. Deb Koster

Kingdom Building Practices of the Early Church

April 19, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Wonder why the early church was successful? Discover practices that guided the church and see how they are still significant for vital faith community.

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The Spirit's Fire for Your Family
Kim Sullivan

The Spirit's Fire for Your Family

April 17, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Fire has characteristics which benefit our faith. Discover how the imagery of fire can transform how we live as people who are fueled by the Holy Spirit.

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Church Family
Kim Sullivan

Church Family

April 6, 2022 • Kim Sullivan

Do you struggle with an imperfect church family? Consider wisdom from scripture to discover how you can become more of the church family that God desires.

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Nourishing Faith through Daily Devotions
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Nourishing Faith through Daily Devotions

January 5, 2022 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you wondering how best to help your children to grow in faith? Consider how you can cultivate faith by establishing routines of connecting with God.

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I Know That My Redeemer Lives
Rev. Deb Koster

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

December 29, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Is hope feeling illusive in your life right now? Consider the words that Job clung to that carried him through the most painful season of his life.

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Finding Joy at Christmas!
Kim Sullivan

Finding Joy at Christmas!

December 12, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

Missing your Christmas joy? Reflect on the source and meaning of joy, and how your perspective can transform your experience of joy this Advent season.

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Advent Hope
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Advent Hope

November 28, 2021 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Discover the wonder of celebrating advent and see how it can direct your family closer to God. Get back to the wonder of Christmas by celebrating advent.

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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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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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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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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Rev. Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you stuck in negative thinking? Consider this Biblical wisdom to transform your thinking and help you overcome the destructive power of negativity.

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Christian Parenting at the Dinner Table
Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Christian Parenting at the Dinner Table

February 11, 2014 • Rev. Dr. Steven Koster

Do you struggle finding time to sit together around the dinner table? Discover the blessings that come from time spent together as family with God's word.

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Making Time to Stay Connected
Rev. Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

October 18, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you feel overwhelmed with life's challenges? Find some encouragement from scripture and discover how God sees you. God takes great delight in you!

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