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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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Assessing a Date: Looking Deeply
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Assessing a Date: Looking Deeply

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.

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A Biblical Look at Singleness
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

A Biblical Look at Singleness

January 18, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you wonder if it is better to marry or be single? Consider what the Bible says about singleness and marriage as you seek God's calling on your life.

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Glorifying God in Our Dating Relationships
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Glorifying God in Our Dating Relationships

January 15, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Are you wondering if a dating relationship should become a marriage? Ask the question in your relationships: Does this affiliation bring glorify God?

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Guidelines for Communicating in Dating Relationships
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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Why Pastors Have Affairs: Sacred Boundaries and Sexual Abuse
Rev. Steven Koster

Why Pastors Have Affairs: Sacred Boundaries and Sexual Abuse

March 30, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Why do pastors have affairs? Explore the intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual doors of intimacy you open and close to safeguard your marriage.

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What it Means to Love One Another
Deb Koster

What it Means to Love One Another

February 23, 2017 • Deb Koster

How can I live out by faith in family life? How does God want us to live in relationships? Find wisdom from scripture for relating to one another in love.

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Are Marriages 50/50 Relationships?
Rev. Steven Koster

Are Marriages 50/50 Relationships?

February 20, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Is marriage a 50/50 relationship? Consider some wisdom on the hazards of drawing lines in your relationships to guide your marriage in a healthy way.

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Marriage Conflict: Why Do We Fight?
Deb Koster

Marriage Conflict: Why Do We Fight?

February 16, 2017 • Deb Koster

Do you find yourself getting dragged into the same arguments? Consider exploring the root of those problems to find their source and improve your marriage.

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The First Step Towards Freedom from Pornography
Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD

The First Step Towards Freedom from Pornography

February 2, 2017 • Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD

Do you know someone who thinks pornography is harmless? Consider the damage that pornography does to relationships and commit to God's plan for sexuality.

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Devotions

How We Communicate Has Consequences
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How We Communicate Has Consequences

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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Seeking God First in Courtship
Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015 • Deb Koster

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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Who Can Tame the Tongue?
Jason Ruis

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

June 1, 2015 • Jason Ruis

Do you struggle with holding your tongue? Discover Biblical wisdom to give God control of your speech and find the blessing of God's power in your life.

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Putting Aside Idolatry
Deb Koster

Putting Aside Idolatry

April 27, 2015 • Deb Koster

Do you struggle with sinfulness in your life? Discover wisdom from the Bible for dealing with the sinful habits in your life to find repentance and hope.

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A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness
Deb Koster

A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness

April 20, 2015 • Deb Koster

Do you struggle with dealing with selfish behavior? Discover the example God gives us in the book of Jonah for dealing with selfish attitudes and behavior.

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How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?

February 9, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Tired of hearing negative interactions? Consider some Biblical wisdom from the book of Galatians for letting the fruit of the Spirit overflow to others.

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Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry
Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

February 5, 2015 • Deb Koster

Are feeling overwhelmed by the worries of life? Consider this Biblical guidance for turning your fears into prayers so God can carry your burden for you.

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Choose Thankfulness
Deb Koster

Choose Thankfulness

June 11, 2014 • Deb Koster

Each day we choose to focus on our circumstances or on the God who has power over our circumstances. Discover wisdom from scripture to guide your thoughts.

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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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