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June 9, 2019 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with how to handle conflict? Explore what God has to say about having the tough conversations to live in peace in our relationships.
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May 8, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster
Are you eager to leave a life of singleness and step into a relationship? Consider this Biblical wisdom to discover what might be the best life choice.
June 18, 2019 • New Leaf Resources
Are you intimidated about seeing a marriage counselor? Learn what you can expect from counseling sessions to reduce your stress and help you find healing.
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June 2, 2019 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken
Are you having difficulties with an ex-spouse? Explore and repent of your contribution and consider how you can trust God with a difficult relationship.
June 19, 2019 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Do you have a child who views the world through a critical lens? Consider the ways that you can guide children to foster a healthy thankful perspective.
June 16, 2019 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
When your child misbehaves will choose to punish or discipline? Choose a grace-filled response that is focused on molding better behavior in the future.
May 22, 2019 • Dr. Robert Ritzema
Do you have a challenging relationship with an in-law? Consider how God calls us to live in relationships with one another and seek to heal the brokenness.
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March 24, 2019 • Dr. Robert Ritzema
Do you have a distant relationship with a daughter-in-law? Consider these compassionate ways to respond to heal tensions and build strong relationships.
January 9, 2019 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Why is casual sex a bad idea? God designed sex to build the emotional and physical aspects of relationships and transform the individuals and the couple.
October 31, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster
Are you wondering how to talk with your children about sex? Debunk the myths and discover how you can bring God's truth to every aspect of family life.
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June 23, 2019 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Are you practicing good self-care? Follow God's call for Sabbath rest in your life while recognizing the difference between self-care and self-indulgence.
May 1, 2019 • Katie DeYoung MA LCPC LMHC
Do you struggle with weight loss? Seek a God honoring mindset that properly directs our hope, surrenders our results to God, and seeks him in the process.
August 13, 2015 • Rev. 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 • 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.