Marriage

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Rebuilding After Separation
Deb Koster

Rebuilding After Separation

June 28, 2018 • Deb Koster

Is your marriage struggling to rebuild after a crisis? Consider this biblical wisdom for building a strong marriage from the ashes of your relationship.

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So, What is Therapy Anyway?
Josephine Martinez, MSW, LCSW

So, What is Therapy Anyway?

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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When to End a Marriage
Deb Koster

When to End a Marriage

September 21, 2017 • Deb Koster

Are trying to decide if your relationship can find healing and restoration? Explore how God is at work in your marriage and discover resources for healing.

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When to Fight for Your Marriage
Deb Koster

When to Fight for Your Marriage

September 18, 2017 • Deb Koster

Are you struggling to see if your marriage is salvageable? Examine your marriage and see if the Spirit of God can still breath life into your relationship.

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Why Pastors Have Affairs: Sacred Boundaries and Sexual Abuse
Rev. Steven Koster

Why Pastors Have Affairs: Sacred Boundaries and Sexual Abuse

March 30, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Why do pastors have affairs? Explore the intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual doors of intimacy you open and close to safeguard your marriage.

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Fighting For Your Marriage
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Fighting For Your Marriage

March 20, 2017 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Marriage can be challenging. Commit to some healthy guidelines for managing conflict to help your marriage to find healing after weathering adversity.

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Avoiding Gray Divorce: Marriage Risk After 50
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Avoiding Gray Divorce: Marriage Risk After 50

February 27, 2017 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Gray divorce threatens marriages of any age. Some challenges are common to marriages of older adults, but these risks and difficulties can be overcome.

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Marriage Conflict: Why Do We Fight?
Deb Koster

Marriage Conflict: Why Do We Fight?

February 16, 2017 • Deb Koster

Do you find yourself getting dragged into the same arguments? Consider exploring the root of those problems to find their source and improve your marriage.

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Respect, Love, and Care: Even After Divorce
Gregory Rodriguez of Chicago Christian Counseling Center

Respect, Love, and Care: Even After Divorce

August 4, 2016 • Gregory Rodriguez, MA, LCPC

Divorce stinks and it is never a good experience. How you respond in the aftermath of divorce plays a significant role in how divorce impacts your family.

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The Power of Forgiveness
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

The Power of Forgiveness

May 30, 2016 • Deborah Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Do you struggle to forgive? Consider this wisdom from scripture for understanding the what, why, and how of forgiveness so you can find joy and peace.

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Devotions

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
Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

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.

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Choose Thankfulness
Deb Koster

Choose Thankfulness

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.

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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • 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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Don't Run: Honoring God in Conflict
Deb Koster

Don't Run: Honoring God in Conflict

May 18, 2011 • Deb Koster

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Forgive and Forget?
Deb Koster

Forgive and Forget?

May 18, 2011 • Deb Koster

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