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March 5, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Wondering what advice would be helpful for navigating high school dating relationships? Consider this biblical wisdom for a healthy perspective on dating.
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February 5, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
How will you choose who you will date? Take an assessment that goes deeper than just outward appearance and choose someone who loves God and serves him.
February 22, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with unity in your marriage? Explore ways that you can follow God's desire to build interdependence into your marriage relationship.
February 19, 2018 • Josephine Martinez, MSW, LCSW
Does the idea of seeing a counselor make you nervous? Explore what happens in therapy and discover the blessing of counseling for healing relationships.
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March 8, 2018 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT
How can you raise your children to walk in faith? Learn how to cultivate your own relationship with God so you can guide children through discipleship.
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March 6, 2018 • Chris Hunt
Family trees can be complex. Help your kids navigate their family relationships by talking openly about the connections to create healthy relationships.
March 12, 2018 • Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD
Problems between an elderly adult needing care and an adult child trying to provide it often stems from an inability to understand the other's perspective.
December 23, 2017 • Deb Koster
Are you struggling to find God's peace during the holiday season? Explore these three challenges from scripture to help you encounter the Prince of Peace.
January 25, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Are your married lives too busy for sex? Build intimacy into your daily lives to guide your relationship to be all that God designed marriage to be.
June 22, 2017 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Is sexual frequency a tension in your marriage? Consider what the Bible has to say about sexuality and look at ways you can improve the health of marriage.
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February 26, 2018 • Shawna Sapp, MSW, LCSW
Does someone you love struggle with depression? Discover the truth about depression and see how God provides help for those facing the pain of depression.
February 15, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma
How will your family mark the season of Lent? Look for ways that you can make alterations to your faith practice to draw into God's presence during Lent.
August 13, 2015 • 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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July 30, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
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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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.