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Understanding Emotional Abuse
Kelsee Costanza, MS, LPC

Understanding Emotional Abuse

September 2, 2020 • Kelsee Costanza, MS, LPC

Are you wondering if a relationship has become emotionally abusive? Learn to recognize emotional abuse so you can set healthy boundaries and find healing.

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Managing Covid Conversations
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Managing Covid Conversations

August 16, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Has COVID-19 become a source of tension in your relationships? Practice effective listening and speak your truth with love to help preserve relationships.

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Be the Hero for your Family
Rev. Deb Koster

Be the Hero for your Family

August 12, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Christ modeled an example of what being a hero looks like. Discover how you can be the servant leader in your family by following the example of Jesus!

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Navigating Life's Disappointments
Rev. Deb Koster

Navigating Life's Disappointments

July 29, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

When disappointment hits hard, will we let these negative things define us? Discover helpful advice on keeping discouragement from controlling your life.

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Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach
Rev. Jason Ruis

Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach

July 26, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Struggling with uncomfortable family dynamics? Discover constructive approaches to handling conflict in your family using wisdom from the scriptures.

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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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Should We Seek Counseling? Restore Your Marriage Now!
Steve Augustus

Should We Seek Counseling? Restore Your Marriage Now!

July 19, 2020 • Steve Augustus

Wondering if you should seek help for your relationship? Consider this wise advice on when to seek the wisdom of a third party to help navigate problems.

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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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Live Your Own Life - Letting Go of Codependency
Charlene Brouwer, MA, LAMFT

Live Your Own Life - Letting Go of Codependency

July 5, 2020 • Charlene Brouwer, MA, LAMFT

Do you wonder if you might be codependent? Find wisdom from scripture to help you learn to let go of codependent behaviors and find peace in your life.

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Building a Partnership in Your Marriage
Leah Travis, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Building a Partnership in Your Marriage

July 1, 2020 • Leah Travis, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Do you and your spouse struggle to work cooperatively? Consider these ways for establishing a healthy partnership in your marriage relationship.

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Devotions

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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A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness
Rev. Deb Koster

A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness

April 20, 2015 • Rev. 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.

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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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Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry
Rev. Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

February 5, 2015 • Rev. 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.

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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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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: A Lesson in Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: A Lesson in Patience

December 12, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Treasure in Jars of Clay
Rev. Deb Koster

Treasure in Jars of Clay

August 7, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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