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Managing Covid Conversations
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Managing Covid Conversations

August 16, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Has COVID-19 become a source of tension in your relationships? Practice effective listening and speak your truth with love to help preserve relationships.

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Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach
Rev. Jason Ruis

Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach

July 26, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Struggling with uncomfortable family dynamics? Discover constructive approaches to handling conflict in your family using wisdom from the scriptures.

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Practicing Assertive Communication
Jessica Parks

Practicing Assertive Communication

July 8, 2020 • Jessica Parks

Do you struggle with making your voice heard? Learn how to assert yourself in a positive way using guidance from scripture to communicate your needs.

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Moving Past Conflict to Find Unity
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Moving Past Conflict to Find Unity

February 16, 2020 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Are you struggling with how to maintain unity amid conflict with others? Discover how God weaves together his diverse family to create his unified church.

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What Could You Gain from Counseling?
Rev. Deb Koster

What Could You Gain from Counseling?

February 5, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you wonder if counseling could be worthwhile? Consider the blessings that come from including trained professionals in your emotional processing.

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Why Am I Angry?
Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Why Am I Angry?

January 5, 2020 • Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Do you ever wonder what it is that makes you angry? Consider the emotions below the surface that spark anger inside you to manage them constructively.

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Navigating Political Discussions: Preserving Peace Around Your Holiday Table
Aneece Alicea,  MA, LMHC

Navigating Political Discussions: Preserving Peace Around Your Holiday Table

December 18, 2019 • Aneece Alicea, MA, LMHC

Are you worried about political conversations disturbing the peace around your holiday dinner table? Choose to look past issues to care for one another.

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Agreeing to Disagree
Kim Sullivan

Agreeing to Disagree

October 30, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

Do you have conflict with people in your life who hold opposing viewpoints? Consider how you can disagree in respectful ways to preserve relationships.

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A Biblical Guide to Conflict Resolution
Aneece Alicea

A Biblical Guide to Conflict Resolution

August 25, 2019 • Aneece Alicea

Are you having conflict in a relationship? Explore this wisdom from scripture to provide healthy guidelines for managing conflict and finding peace.

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In-Law Lessons from Moses
Rev. Deb Koster

In-Law Lessons from Moses

August 14, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you have troubled relationships with your in-laws? Consider the Biblical relationship of Moses and Jethro for an example of healthy family dynamics.

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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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Who Can Tame the Tongue?
Rev. Jason Ruis

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

June 1, 2015 • Rev. 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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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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Choose Thankfulness
Rev. Deb Koster

Choose Thankfulness

June 11, 2014 • Rev. 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
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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Making Time to Stay Connected
Rev. Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

October 18, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you feel overwhelmed with life's challenges? Find some encouragement from scripture and discover how God sees you. God takes great delight in you!

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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