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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #8
Rev. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #8

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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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #7
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #7

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.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #6
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #6

September 6, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster

Ever find yourself getting defensive and reacting in anger? Discover the value of lowering your voice and maintaining a calm presence in your relationship.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #9
Rev. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #9

September 6, 2018 • Rev. Steven Koster

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.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #10
Rev. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #10

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.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #2
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #2

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.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #3
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #3

August 30, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster

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.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #5
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #5

August 30, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster

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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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #4
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #4

August 30, 2018 • Rev. Deb Koster

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.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #1
Rev. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #1

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.

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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
Rev. Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

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.

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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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A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness
Rev. Deb Koster

A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness

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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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
Rev. Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

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.

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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

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.

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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Rev. Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

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.

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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