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Dating

Who Am I? Moving Past Co-dependency
Kim Pronoitis, MA, LCPC

Who Am I? Moving Past Co-dependency

March 18, 2020 • Kim Pronoitis, MA, LCPC

Are you struggling with co-dependence? Rediscover who God created you to be and find healing to reorder your priorities and build healthy relationships.

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4 More Lies Pornography Told Me
Chris Hunt

4 More Lies Pornography Told Me

December 4, 2019 • Chris Hunt

Our society lies to us about the negative impact of pornography. Consider the real harm that viewing pornography creates in your life and relationships.

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Marriage

Live Your Own Life - Letting Go of Codependency
Charlene Brouwer, MA, LAMFT

Live Your Own Life - Letting Go of Codependency

July 5, 2020 • Charlene Brouwer, MA, LAMFT

Do you wonder if you might be codependent? Find wisdom from scripture to help you learn to let go of codependent behaviors and find peace in your life.

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What is Therapy?
Kelsee Costanza, MS, LPC

What is Therapy?

June 24, 2020 • Kelsee Costanza, MS, LPC

Do you wonder what happens in therapy? Counseling offers a confidential, supportive, non-judgmental space to process your thoughts, feelings, and actions.

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Parenting

What Parents Can Offer on a Very Bad Day
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

What Parents Can Offer on a Very Bad Day

July 1, 2020 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

When our children struggle, we hurt too and we wonder what we have to offer them. Find wisdom for responding in a way that shows our children God's love.

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Help for Parents: Persevering Through Challenges
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Help for Parents: Persevering Through Challenges

June 21, 2020 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Discouraged by the challenges that you face? Discover truths from scripture to encourage you through the struggles of parenting and help you persevere.

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Grandparenting

Moving Past Conflict to Find Unity
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Moving Past Conflict to Find Unity

February 16, 2020 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Are you struggling with how to maintain unity amid conflict with others? Discover how God weaves together his diverse family to create his unified church.

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Navigating Political Discussions: Preserving Peace Around Your Holiday Table
Aneece Alicea,  MA, LMHC

Navigating Political Discussions: Preserving Peace Around Your Holiday Table

December 18, 2019 • Aneece Alicea, MA, LMHC

Are you worried about political conversations disturbing the peace around your holiday dinner table? Choose to look past issues to care for one another.

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Sexuality

Cultivating Intimacy in Your Marriage
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Cultivating Intimacy in Your Marriage

May 17, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Struggling with intimacy in your marriage? God designed us for intimacy in body, mind, and Spirit. Marriages thrive when connection is made in all areas.

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Initiating Sex with Your Spouse
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Initiating Sex with Your Spouse

February 9, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you struggle with initiating sex with your spouse? Choose to be vulnerable enough to seek physical connection and demonstrate love to your spouse.

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Spirituality

Cultivating a Virtue: Lord Give Me Patience!
Rev. Deb Koster

Cultivating a Virtue: Lord Give Me Patience!

June 28, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being patient and trusting God? Discover ways that you can become more patient and cultivate this discipline within your family life.

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The Power of Praying for One Another
Rev. Deb Koster

The Power of Praying for One Another

June 10, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with praying for others? Prayer is a powerful way for us to bear one another’s burdens. Discover the importance of praying for one another.

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Recent Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Rev. Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Rev. 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
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

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
Rev. Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015 • Rev. 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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