Recent Articles


Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Cohabitation: Should Christians Live Together Before Marriage?

May 9, 2016 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Living together before marriage is common in our culture, but is it a good idea? Discover Biblical wisdom for making the best choice for your relationship.

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Deb Koster

How physical should a dating relationship be?

April 25, 2016 • Deb Koster

Sex belongs in marriage, but what is allowed in a dating relationship? Discover wisdom from scripture for how to honor God in your dating relationships.

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Jason Ruis

Let the Peace of Christ Rule Your Marriage

October 27, 2016 • Jason Ruis

Is anxiety causing difficulty in your relationships? Consider this biblical wisdom to let God's peace rule in your life and reduce the anxiety you feel.

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Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Preventative Maintenance For Your Marriage

October 24, 2016 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your marriage in need of some preventative maintenance? Improve your relationship by taking intentional steps towards keeping your marriage healthy.

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Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Parenting In a Media-Saturated World

October 3, 2016 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you struggle with your child's engagement with media? Help them discern their media in light of faith by asking careful questions about the content.

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Rev. Mark Stephenson

Parenting Children with Disabilities: Finding Hope and Joy

September 22, 2016 • Rev. Mark Stephenson

Parenting a child with disabilities can feel overwhelming at times. Discover some basic truths for restoring your hope and joy despite the challenges.

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Deb Koster

What is My Role as a Grandparent?

August 8, 2016 • Deb Koster

What roles do grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren? Discover six crucial things you can do to deeply influence your grandchildren's lives.

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Deb Koster

Multi-Generational Mentoring

July 7, 2016 • Deb Koster

How can we help our children to embrace a vibrant faith? Consider the scripture's model of multi-generational mentoring for inspiring faith development.

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Chris Hunt

4 Lies Porn Told Me, and the Truth that Set Me Free

October 17, 2016 • Chris Hunt

Is pornography a struggle for someone you love? Consider the lies that pornography teaches and discover the blessing of freedom from addiction in Christ.

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Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is this allowed? Guidelines for Christian Sex

September 1, 2016 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Wonder what the Bible says about different sexual behaviors? Consider this wisdom from scripture to align yourself with God's design for sexual expression.

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Deb Koster

Learning to Live Through Loss

October 10, 2016 • Deb Koster

Grief can feel overwhelming. Discover some valuable lessons for Christians to remember as they work through the difficult process of grieving losses.

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Deb Koster

Forgiving the Villains

September 29, 2016 • Deb Koster

Have you been hurt in ways that feel unforgivable? Discover how you can free yourself from anger and make a fresh start free of the villains in your life.

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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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