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Being Teachable: Developing a Teachable Spirit
Rev. Deb Koster

Being Teachable: Developing a Teachable Spirit

August 29, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being corrected? Discover wisdom from scripture to cultivate a teachable spirit in your life and take steps to become more teachable.

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When God Seems Silent
Rev. Deb Koster

When God Seems Silent

April 21, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Sometimes struggles feel heavy and God seems silent. Discover Biblical wisdom to navigate difficult times and find God's presence even in the midst pain.

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Jesus Promises Our Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Jesus Promises Our Forgiveness

March 17, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Do you struggle with forgiving others or wonder if God can forgive you? Discover what the Bible has to say about forgiveness and find healing from God.

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How Do I Raise My Child to Embrace Faith?
Rev. Deb Koster

How Do I Raise My Child to Embrace Faith?

March 14, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Every Christian parent wants their kids to have a strong and authentic faith, but how do we help them get there? From kids to teens, here's how to help.

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Finding Belonging
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Finding Belonging

March 7, 2021 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Where do you feel a sense of belonging? Consider God's promises in scripture to discover your identity as a beloved child of God enfolded into his family.

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Passing Faith to the Next Generation
Kim Sullivan

Passing Faith to the Next Generation

January 24, 2021 • Kim Sullivan

How do we pass on faith to the next generation? We need to make sure that we are demonstrating to our children the faith we wish for them to live out.

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Faith Lessons From the Prayers of the Black Church
Rev. Deb Koster

Faith Lessons From the Prayers of the Black Church

January 6, 2021 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are life's challenges feeling overwhelming to you? Consider some of the prayer practices from African-American church for dwelling in the moment with God.

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New Year’s Resolutions Just Don’t Work: How to Make Real Change
Melinda Hammond PsyD LCP

New Year’s Resolutions Just Don’t Work: How to Make Real Change

December 30, 2020 • Melinda Hammond PsyD LCP

Wondering how to make real change in your life? Real change takes more than a resolution. Discover great ways for creating lasting change in your life.

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Finding Hope
Kim Sullivan

Finding Hope

December 16, 2020 • Kim Sullivan

Are you struggling to find hope in a difficult time? Consider this wisdom from scripture to help you reestablish hope and anchor your life in God's truth.

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Blue Christmas
Janet Irvine, PsyD

Blue Christmas

December 13, 2020 • Janet Irvine, PsyD

Many suffer bleakness in the Christmas season. Consider how the main characters in the first Christmas felt loneliness, fear, and sadness, but found joy.

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Devotions

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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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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