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May 21, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with a negative body image? Consider the wisdom of Psalm 139 to discover your God-given identity and begin to see yourself as God does.
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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.
May 14, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Don't let your marriage become only a temporary contract. Choose to make your marriage healthier by placing God at the center of your marriage covenant.
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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.
June 21, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
How could you use the unstructured days of summer to foster learning in your family? Explore ways that you can get intentional about growing spiritually.
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June 18, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Gardening and parenting share a lot in common. Looking at John 15 we can see how God the Father tends us like a gardener and models parenting for us.
April 19, 2018 • Donna Southard, MA, LCPC, Family Therapist
Living with extended family can be a challenge and a blessing. Discover healthy guidelines for creating an environment of mutual cooperation and respect.
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April 5, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma
Are you struggling with growing older and aging gracefully? As you mourn the loss of youth, appreciate how age brings new opportunities and blessings.
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March 22, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Does your spouse look at sexuality differently than you? Learn how your spouse approaches sex to create a healthy sexual relationship in marriage.
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 7, 2018 • Matthew Potter, MEd, LCPC
Are you struggling with life's detours? Life is not a direct and even course, expect that there will be detours but know God walks through them with you.
May 31, 2018 • Karen Krygsheld, MSW, LCSW
Has someone you love experienced a miscarriage? Consider how you can come alongside those who have experienced loss and support them as they grieve.
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.
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.