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April 19, 2018 • Donna Southard, MA, LCPC, Family Therapist
Living with extended family can be a challenge and a blessing. Discover healthy guidelines for creating an environment of mutual cooperation and respect.
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February 22, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with unity in your marriage? Explore ways that you can follow God's desire to build interdependence into your marriage relationship.
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February 19, 2018 • Josephine Martinez, MSW, LCSW
Does the idea of seeing a counselor make you nervous? Explore what happens in therapy and discover the blessing of counseling for healing relationships.
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February 12, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with in-law relationships? Discover ways to navigate these foreign relationships to build cross cultural connections with extended family.
January 25, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Are your married lives too busy for sex? Build intimacy into your daily lives to guide your relationship to be all that God designed marriage to be.
January 11, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do you struggle with how to pray with your spouse? Discover the blessing of creating spiritual intimacy in your marriage to enrich your relationship.
December 4, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
It can be challenging establishing new holiday traditions. Consider the importance of setting aside your own interests to look to the interest of others.
November 27, 2017 • Deb Koster
Are you overwhelmed with challenges? Are you wishing for a more joyful life? Consider Christ's example and follow his lead for embracing a joy-filled life.
November 16, 2017 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Do you find yourself locked in conflict? When we pay attention to our posture as much as our position, we are able to resolve conflict more effectively.
October 19, 2017 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT
Sometimes loving one another is hard. Learn how to practice radical acceptance to emulate the love of God and practice a 1 Corinthians 13 kind of love.
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.
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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.
April 20, 2015 • 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.
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.
February 5, 2015 • 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.
June 11, 2014 • 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.