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Why Our Words Matter
Rev. Deb Koster

Why Our Words Matter

September 13, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Our words have an impact on others. Explore Biblical wisdom on why our choice of words matters and consider what your words convey to the lives of others.

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One Sided Marriage
Rev. Deb Koster

One Sided Marriage

July 22, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

One sided marriages are not healthy. Consider this Biblical wisdom to creating a relationship where both parties are committed to making the marriage work.

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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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Sharing Feelings
Rev. Deb Koster

Sharing Feelings

May 13, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with sharing your feelings? Discover the importance of sharing your feelings with one another to cultivate intimacy in your relationships.

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Toxic Positivity
Kathryn DeYoung MA LCPC LMHC

Toxic Positivity

April 15, 2020 • Kathryn DeYoung MA LCPC LMHC

Do you struggle with how to respond to the sadness of others? Learn to lead with your presence and offer empathy instead of trying to cheer someone up.

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Marriage 101: Learning to Communicate
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Marriage 101: Learning to Communicate

February 19, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Are you struggling with poor communication in your marriage? Consider the essential skills of speaking and listening to improve your communication.

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Listening To Your Spouse
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Listening To Your Spouse

October 3, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you know the pains that weigh on the heart of your spouse? Enrich your marriage by learning to listen to the concerns weighing on your spouse's heart.

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Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #8
Rev. Steven Koster

Rules for Fair Fighting: Rule #8

September 6, 2018 • Rev. Steven Koster

Is your relationship experiencing conflict? Consider taking a posture of humility and lead the path to healing through the power of offering an apology.

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A Healthy Posture for Approaching Conflict
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

A Healthy Posture for Approaching Conflict

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.

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Taming the Tongue
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Taming the Tongue

September 14, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you struggle with taming your tongue? Recognize the impact your words have on others and discover how to use your words in ways that are beneficial.

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Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Rev. Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Rev. 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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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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How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?

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.

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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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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Jonah: A Lesson in Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: A Lesson in Patience

December 12, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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What is Beauty?
Rev. Deb Koster

What is Beauty?

May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Your Most Dangerous Weapon
Rev. Deb Koster

Your Most Dangerous Weapon

May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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