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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.
August 8, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Is your marriage relationship lacking companionship? God designed us for relationship so be intentional about building friendship into your marriage.
August 5, 2018 • Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC
Creating healthy boundaries in life requires a recognition of what things are within our control and what things are outside of our ability to control.
July 29, 2018 • Rev. Shannon Jammal-Hollemans
Are you overwhelmed with the task of parenting teens? Discover wisdom from the Bible from a parent in the midst for navigating these challenging years.
July 25, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Do you worry about being able to provide your children what they need? Follow God's example of coming down to our level and dwelling with us to show love.
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July 2, 2018 • Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD
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.
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.
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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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.
August 12, 2018 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken
Are you facing a mid-life crisis? God's word gives our lives perspective as he gives us gifts and opportunities to serve him and advance his kingdom.
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.
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.
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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.