Marriage

Articles

What to Expect in Couples Counseling
New Leaf Resources

What to Expect in Couples Counseling

June 18, 2019 • New Leaf Resources

Are you intimidated about seeing a marriage counselor? Learn what you can expect from counseling sessions to reduce your stress and help you find healing.

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Navigating Difficulties with Your Ex
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Navigating Difficulties with Your Ex

June 2, 2019 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Are you having difficulties with an ex-spouse? Explore and repent of your contribution and consider how you can trust God with a difficult relationship.

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Coping When Your Loved One is in Active Addiction
Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Coping When Your Loved One is in Active Addiction

April 14, 2019 • Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Do you have a loved one who is struggling with an addiction? Let God walk with you as you find resources and set boundaries to care for everyone involved.

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Blended Families and Holidays
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Blended Families and Holidays

December 7, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Does your blended family create holiday celebration challenges? Let God's grace guide your interactions and choose to maintain a healthy perspective.

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Rebuilding After Separation
Rev. Deb Koster

Rebuilding After Separation

June 28, 2018 • Rev. 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
Rev. Deb Koster

When to End a Marriage

September 21, 2017 • Rev. 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
Rev. Deb Koster

When to Fight for Your Marriage

September 18, 2017 • Rev. 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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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
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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Choose Thankfulness
Rev. Deb Koster

Choose Thankfulness

June 11, 2014 • Rev. 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
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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Don't Run: Honoring God in Conflict
Rev. Deb Koster

Don't Run: Honoring God in Conflict

May 18, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Forgive and Forget?
Rev. Deb Koster

Forgive and Forget?

May 18, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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