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June 21, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
How could you use the unstructured days of summer to foster learning in your family? Explore ways that you can get intentional about growing spiritually.
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June 18, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Gardening and parenting share a lot in common. Looking at John 15 we can see how God the Father tends us like a gardener and models parenting for us.
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June 14, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma
Wondering how to use the wasted in-between moments in your day? Seize these opportunities to pray with your children to build faith and nurture community.
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June 11, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
What is the job of a parent? Consider how you can work together in community to bring your children up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
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June 7, 2018 • Matthew Potter, MEd, LCPC
Are you struggling with life's detours? Life is not a direct and even course, expect that there will be detours but know God walks through them with you.
June 4, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Are you wondering what you should teach your children about money? Consider these important concepts for teaching your children how to handle money well.
May 31, 2018 • Karen Krygsheld, MSW, LCSW
Has someone you love experienced a miscarriage? Consider how you can come alongside those who have experienced loss and support them as they grieve.
May 28, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with feeling that God is distant? Consider the wisdom of the psalmist for drawing close to God and being reminded of God's faithfulness.
May 24, 2018 • Deb Koster
How might God be calling you to step into the lives of others? Look around and see who God has placed in your life to encourage in faith and discipleship.
May 21, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with a negative body image? Consider the wisdom of Psalm 139 to discover your God-given identity and begin to see yourself as God does.
May 14, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Don't let your marriage become only a temporary contract. Choose to make your marriage healthier by placing God at the center of your marriage covenant.
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May 10, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Are you tired of the competitive mom debates? Consider instead the posture of encouragement that God calls us to have as we relate to one another.
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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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 • Deb Koster
Matthew 6: 25-34
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.
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.
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.