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Dating

Finding a Healthy Self-Image
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Finding a Healthy Self-Image

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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Advice for High School Dating
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Advice for High School Dating

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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Marriage

Weathering the Storms of Life as A Couple
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Weathering the Storms of Life as A Couple

October 10, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Has your life hit a difficult storm? Consider the importance of facing those challenges as a team and learn how your marriage can navigate the obstacles.

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Listening To Your Spouse
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Listening To Your Spouse

October 3, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you know the pains that weigh on the heart of your spouse? Enrich your marriage by learning to listen to the concerns weighing on your spouse's heart.

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Parenting

Kids and Chores
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Kids and Chores

October 17, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Should children be made to do chores? Consider the blessings that are gained when children are given responsibilities in caring for the household.

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Creating Successful Children By Emphasizing Values
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Creating Successful Children By Emphasizing Values

October 14, 2018 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Are you looking for how to make your child successful? Check out this study on the importance of emphasizing values for guiding children to achievement.

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Grandparenting

Loving the Enemy
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Loving the Enemy

August 19, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you have people in your life who are difficult to live with? Consider how God calls and equips us to respond to one another with the love of Jesus.

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Being Grandma, Not the Babysitter
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Being Grandma, Not the Babysitter

July 2, 2018 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Are you a grandparent who is always made to step in to babysit? Consider how you can come alongside to offer care while setting loving, respectful limits.

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Sexuality

Sex: It doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Sex: It doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

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.

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Too Busy for Sex?
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Too Busy for Sex?

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.

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Spirituality

A Broken and Imperfect Fellowship
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

A Broken and Imperfect Fellowship

October 7, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

God designed us for fellowship. Discover the blessing of being vulnerable with one another as brothers and sisters in community.

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Rejoice in the Lord Always? O Boy...
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Rejoice in the Lord Always? O Boy...

September 30, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Are you joyful amid your struggles? Consider God's command to rejoice in the Lord and discover how you can find God's peace and joy in all circumstances.

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Recent Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
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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How We Communicate Has Consequences
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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Seeking God First in Courtship
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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