Recent Articles

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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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Parenting: Seeking Advice, Finding Wisdom

June 19, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you in need of advice for your parenting struggles? Put aside your pride and get honest about your struggles to discover the blessing of community.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Teaching Our Children

June 15, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you concerned about all that you need to teach your children? Discover the value of being present and guiding your children as they face challenges.

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Rev. Steven Koster

Spiritual Parenting: Catch the Passion

June 12, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Do you desire that your children grow in faith? Discover how you can share your spiritual passion and inspire your children to embrace a life of faith.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Letting Go: I Drove My Boy to Camp

June 8, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you struggling to let your child go? Consider the blessings that come from giving your child your blessing to explore God's calling on their lives.

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Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Creating a Gracious Marriage

June 5, 2017 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your marriage struggling with conflict? Discover the importance of grace within relationships and choose to cultivate forgiveness in your marriage.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Creative Family Worship

June 1, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do your children struggle to connect to Sunday worship? Help your children learn to worship well by integrating the practice of worship into family life.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Christian Parenting: The Tale Your Life Will Tell

May 25, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

What are the true priorities in your life? Consider the choices that you make each day about your time and discern how your life reflects God's priorities.

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Bob Ritzema

The Benefits of Hardship

May 22, 2017 • Bob Ritzema

Difficult times can feel overwhelming and test our patience. Yet through hardship, God molds our character and guides us to experience him in new ways.

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Lynne B Scherschel, MS, LMFT

Why so Sad, My Soul? The Aftermath of Abortion

May 18, 2017 • Lynne B Scherschel, MS, LMFT

Has abortion left you struggling with heartache? Discover the blessing of God's unfailing love for you and find resources for healing your heart and mind.

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Kathy Konrath MA, LCPC, LMHC

The Harms of Comparison

May 15, 2017 • Kathy Konrath MA, LCPC, LMHC

Do you find yourself comparing your life to everyone else's successes? Consider the standard that God calls us to use for comparison to rediscover joy.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Disciplining Your Child and Making a Difference

May 11, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you feeling like your child's behavior is out of control? Learn how you can claim your role as parent and help your child to develop better behavior.

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Recent Devotions

Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Deb Koster

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

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

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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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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Deb Koster

Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience

May 11, 2015 • Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being patient? Discover Biblical wisdom for cultivating patience in your life and find the blessings that come through waiting on God.

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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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