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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.
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January 18, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Do you wonder if it is better to marry or be single? Consider what the Bible says about singleness and marriage as you seek God's calling on your life.
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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.
February 8, 2018 • Mel Jonkman, MDiv, Executive Director Bio
God’s love makes a difference because it shows us what true love really is. God’s love demonstrates for us how to love others sacrificially.
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February 1, 2018 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken
Struggling with modeling faith on the field? Children's sports are times for parents to teach what it means to follow Jesus on and off the field of play.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.