Recent Articles


Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Glorifying God in Our Dating Relationships

January 15, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Are you wondering if a dating relationship should become a marriage? Ask the question in your relationships: Does this affiliation bring glorify God?

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Kaitlin Lubben

Guidelines for Communicating in Dating Relationships

April 3, 2017 • Kaitlin Lubben

Do you struggle to communicate well in your dating relationships? Consider this wisdom for helping you to move past challenges and tune in to one another.

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Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Praying with Your Spouse

January 11, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you struggle with how to pray with your spouse? Discover the blessing of creating spiritual intimacy in your marriage to enrich your relationship.

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Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Breaking Traditions

December 4, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

It can be challenging establishing new holiday traditions. Consider the importance of setting aside your own interests to look to the interest of others.

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Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC

Less is More during the Holidays

December 14, 2017 • Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC

Do the many details of the Christmas season feel overwhelming? Focus on the true meaning of the holiday and look for ways to invest in what truly matters.

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Aneece Alicea

Navigating the Holiday Rush with Young Children

December 11, 2017 • Aneece Alicea

The holidays can add stress to the already busy life of parenting children. Make wise choices to help your family experience God's peace this Christmas.

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Deb Koster

Encountering the Prince of Peace

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.

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Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Surviving the Family Drama of the Holidays

December 18, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Are you struggling to find the joy of the holiday as you interact with others? Consider how you can live out the love of our Savior and extend grace.

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Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Help for the Sexless Marriage

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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Rev. Steven Koster

Sex is God’s Idea: Sexuality is Part of God’s Perfect Plan

March 13, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Our culture has a very distorted view of sexuality. Discover God's design for sexuality and learn the importance of a vital sex life for a great marriage.

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Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Mentoring Faith in Young People

January 8, 2018 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Are you concerned about youth leaving the church and faith? Discover the important role that you can play in mentoring faith in the lives of young people.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

A Brand New Year for Families: How Will You Be Changed?

December 30, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

What New Years resolutions do you want to make with your family? Follow these valuable steps for creating lasting change that will bless your family.

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Recent Devotions

Deb Koster

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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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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Deb Koster

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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