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Dating

How Do I Leave My Parents?

November 5, 2015 • Bob Ritzema

Having difficulty separating yourself from your parents? Check out this Biblical wisdom on creating healthy relationships through granting independence.

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Journeying Single

November 2, 2015 • Joel Vande Werken

Living the single life can be a both a blessing and a challenge. Discover a Biblical view of singleness and how you can seek God's will in this season.

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Marriage

Is Your Relationship Wi-Fi Compatible?

January 18, 2016 • Angie Cerniglia, MA, AMFT, LPC, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Is technology causing problems in your relationships? Discover guidelines for the healthy management of technology in your personal relationships.

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The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness

December 28, 2015 • Rob Toornstra

Is your relationship struggling? Discover the blessing of forgiveness to restore peace and joy as well as cultivating a deeper intimacy with one another.

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Parenting

Cultivating Contentment: The Gratitude Challenge

January 28, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Needs some ideas for cultivating gratitude in your home? Explore these faith based guidelines for helping to fuel the thankfulness in your family life.

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Generational Living: Connecting with Peers

January 21, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Friendships cultivated with peers bless us on our journey of faith. Discover how companionship can help lighten the load and encourage you on your journey.

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Grandparenting

Generational Living: Honoring Elders

February 4, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

We are blessed as the family of God connects across generations. Discover the blessings of connecting with older generations sharing in faith.

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Generational Living: Connecting with Youth

January 14, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Do ever find yourself complaining about other age groups? Look at this wisdom from scripture to discover the blessing of investing across the generations.

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Sexuality

Help for Overcoming Pornography

October 29, 2015 • Rob Toornstra

Is pornography a struggle for someone you love? Find Biblical guidance for overcoming pornography and restoring healthy sexuality in your relationships.

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How to Bring Everyday Romance into Your Relationship

October 5, 2015 • Deb Koster

Romance is fueled by everyday acts of investing in one another's lives. Discover ways to build romance into your relationship by cultivating intimacy.

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Spirituality

Spiritual Disciplines for Family Life

January 25, 2016 • Rob Toornstra

Wondering how you can help your children to grow in faith? Incorporate these spiritual disciplines so that children deepen their relationship with Jesus.

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7 Reasons to Allow Gratitude to Change Your Attitude

January 7, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Do worry and fear trouble your life? Consider what scripture says about the power of adopting thankfulness into your life to restore your peace and joy.

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Recent Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015
Deb Koster

Psalm 19:12-14

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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How We Communicate Has Consequences

July 30, 2015
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Proverbs 15:1-4

Struggling to communicate with your family? Consider this Biblical wisdom for establishing healthy boundaries to create loving communication in your home.

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Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015
Deb Koster

Matthew 6: 25-34

Has your dating relationship become more important than God? Consider Biblical wisdom for keeping your priorities aligned so that God is sought first.

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