Recent Articles

Aneece Alicea

Motherhood and the Vine.

August 17, 2017 • Aneece Alicea

Motherhood can feel like an overwhelming task when we try to face it on our own. Discover the importance of staying connected to God to equip for the task.

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Deb Koster

Embracing the Gift of God's Word

August 14, 2017 • Deb Koster

Are you struggling to find time for Bible reading? Discover the joy of the psalmist in Psalm 119 and begin embracing the gift of God's word in your life.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Family Time and Dirty Feet

August 10, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Wishing there was money for a big vacation? Consider instead the value of family time spent together enjoying God's creation and delighting in his world.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Helping Children See God: His Hand in Creation

August 7, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

God's hand is present in all he has made. Make the time to tune into God's blessings and marvel at his greatness and creativity shown in his handiwork.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Connecting Children to God’s Story

August 3, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you see the Bible as God's great story? Share your excitement for God's word to inspire your family to love God's story and find their place within it.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Sharing Life with Grandparents

July 31, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you wonder how to connect with family members who are generations apart from you? Choose to give the gift of presence and find the blessing of family.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Busy Weekends and Observing the Sabbath

July 27, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Does your family life feel over-scheduled? Discover the value that God places on rest and look for ways to integrate rest into your family calendar.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Kid's Summertime Media Use

July 24, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you struggle with how much technology your children use? Consider how you can use God's gift of technology in healthy ways and bring a healthy balance.

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Deb Koster

Four Gateways to Intimacy

July 20, 2017 • Deb Koster

Do you know the different types of intimacy? Learn about various types of intimacy and how to incorporate these practices to create healthy relationships.

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Kim Sullivan

Finding Joy and Patience Amid Struggles

July 17, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Are you dealing with difficult struggles in your family life? Discover the gifts that God provides to help us to navigate difficult times in our lives.

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Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD

Should I Provide Financial Help for an Adult Child?

July 13, 2017 • Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD

Wondering if you should financially help an adult child? Thoughtfully consider how to come alongside to encourage independence instead of hindering it.

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Kim Sullivan

Claim God's Victory

July 10, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Are you struggling to see answers to your prayers? Choose to claim God's victory over your life's struggles by celebrating God's faithfulness in advance.

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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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