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Praying Through the Valley: Overcoming Grief
Jolene DeHeer

Praying Through the Valley: Overcoming Grief

January 12, 2022 • Jolene DeHeer

Grief can feel overwhelming to us at times. Prayer helps us to step outside of our own circumstances to re-center ourselves in God's unfailing love.

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Praying Through the Valley: Discovering My Self-Worth
Jolene DeHeer

Praying Through the Valley: Discovering My Self-Worth

January 9, 2022 • Jolene DeHeer

At times we may feel insignificant but how can we reclaim our sense of self-worth? Learn how prayer can guide us to see ourselves through God's eyes.

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Help! My Procrastination is Hurting My Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Help! My Procrastination is Hurting My Relationships

January 2, 2022 • Rev. Deb Koster

Is procrastination becoming an unhelpful pattern that impacts your relationships? What steps do you need to take to honor God with your use of time.

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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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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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Praying Through the Valley: Finding Hope Amid Loss
Jolene DeHeer

Praying Through the Valley: Finding Hope Amid 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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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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Devotions

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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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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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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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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