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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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April 16, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Use Springtime to point your children to see the blessing of resurrection as creation awakens from the dormancy of winter and springs to life with rebirth.
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April 8, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Do you struggle with how to teach your children not to hit? Recognize your God-given authority and guide your children to accept relationships as gifts.
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.
April 9, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
How should Christians measure success? Consider how God defines success and measure your motivation with the standards that God provides us in his word.
April 2, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Is envy a struggle that you face? Consider what scripture has to say about greed and envy to gain perspective and begin seeing life in light of eternity.
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.