Recent Articles

Dating

Kaitlin Lubben

Guidelines for Communicating in Dating Relationships

April 3, 2017 • Kaitlin Lubben

Do you struggle to communicate well in your dating relationships? Consider this wisdom for helping you to move past challenges and tune in to one another.

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Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Before You Say "I Do" Catch the Big Picture

January 19, 2017 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

What is marriage about anyway? Consider asking the big questions about how God views the meaning and purpose of marriage before stepping into relationship.

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Marriage

Deb Koster

When to End a Marriage

September 21, 2017 • Deb Koster

Are trying to decide if your relationship can find healing and restoration? Explore how God is at work in your marriage and discover resources for healing.

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Deb Koster

When to Fight for Your Marriage

September 18, 2017 • Deb Koster

Are you struggling to see if your marriage is salvageable? Examine your marriage and see if the Spirit of God can still breath life into your relationship.

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Parenting

Kim Sullivan

Four Keys to Becoming a Better Parent

September 11, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Are trying to practice better parenting? Explore 1 Thessalonians to see the parenting plan that the Apostle Paul utilized in his nurturing of the church.

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Kim Sullivan

Finding your place as a parent of adult children

August 28, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Are you struggling with navigating the transition to parenting adult children? Explore some truths from scripture for making the transition smoother.

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Grandparenting

Deb Koster

Navigating Difficult Relationships

August 24, 2017 • Deb Koster

Do you struggle with messy relationships? Consider how you can navigate the messiness with the love of Christ Jesus to bring healing to the brokenness.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Sharing Life with Grandparents

July 31, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you wonder how to connect with family members who are generations apart from you? Choose to give the gift of presence and find the blessing of family.

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Sexuality

Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Help for the Sexless Marriage

June 22, 2017 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is sexual frequency a tension in your marriage? Consider what the Bible has to say about sexuality and look at ways you can improve the health of marriage.

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Rev. Steven Koster

Sex is God’s Idea: Sexuality is Part of God’s Perfect Plan

March 13, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Our culture has a very distorted view of sexuality. Discover God's design for sexuality and learn the importance of a vital sex life for a great marriage.

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Spirituality

Deb Koster

5 Ways You Give the Devil a Foothold in Your Life

September 7, 2017 • Deb Koster

Do you feel like the devil is gaining a foothold in your home? Consider the ways in which the devil works so you can protect yourself and your family.

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Kim Sullivan

Superheroes: Truth or Myth?

September 5, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Do you know someone who is excited by superhero movies? Discern the truths from the myths and learn how superheros can point us to the truth of the gospel.

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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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