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September 6, 2018 • Rev. Steven Koster
Is your relationship experiencing conflict? Consider taking a posture of humility and lead the path to healing through the power of offering an apology.
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September 6, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster
How well do you handle conflict? Consider these guidelines from scripture for being a non-anxious presence and handling criticism in constructive ways.
Ever find yourself getting defensive and reacting in anger? Discover the value of lowering your voice and maintaining a calm presence in your relationship.
Forgiving can be difficult, but God equips us to forgive. Choose to forgive one another with the grace that we have received through Jesus Christ.
September 5, 2018 • Rev. Steven Koster
How do you start over after conflict? Commit to praying together to reorient your hearts and recommit to the relationship before God and one another.
August 30, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster
Conflict is inevitable so we should not run away from it. God calls us to handle conflict in constructive ways that honor him and respect one another.
So much of conflict is escalated by our desire to speak out and complain. God calls us instead to quiet ourselves and listen to one another's hearts.
Conflict should be kept private without inviting others to participate and escalate. Follow Matthew 18:15-20 for approaching conflict constructively.
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Our words can cause lasting damage if chosen poorly. Consider the importance of choosing words that build each other up rather than tear one another down.
August 30, 2018 • Rev. Steven Koster
Conflict is the product of broken people seeking to do things our own way. God calls to put aside our own interests and opt to put the relationship first.
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.
June 11, 2015 • Rev. 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.
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.
April 20, 2015 • Rev. 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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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.
February 5, 2015 • Rev. 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.
March 27, 2014 • Rev. 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.
February 17, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster
Are you stuck in negative thinking? Consider this Biblical wisdom to transform your thinking and help you overcome the destructive power of negativity.
December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster