Marriage

Articles

The Benefits of Praying Together
Rev. Steven Koster

The Benefits of Praying Together

September 9, 2020 • Rev. Steven Koster

Praying with someone else can often feel uncomfortable. Discover the blessing of praying together and develop spiritual intimacy in your relationship.

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Praying for Your Spouse
Rev. Steven Koster

Praying for Your Spouse

September 6, 2020 • Rev. Steven Koster

Praying with and for our spouse can produce anxiety because it brings a spiritual nakedness. Here are some ideas of how to better pray for your spouse.

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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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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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Love Your Spouse: Body and Soul
Rev. Jason Ruis

Love Your Spouse: Body and Soul

March 11, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Can you love someone in both body and soul? Scripture shows us the gift of loving all aspects of our spouse- mind, body, and soul are all gifts from God.

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Tips for Caring for Your Marriage After Children Arrive
Laura Goossens, MSW, LCSW

Tips for Caring for Your Marriage After Children Arrive

March 8, 2020 • Laura Goossens, MSW, LCSW

Marriage after kids can be difficult but intentionally loving your spouse in the midst of this hard season is possible and well worth the investment.

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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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What Makes a Good Marriage?
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

What Makes a Good Marriage?

September 29, 2019 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Our definition of a “Good” marriage will shape the steps that a couple takes to work on a “good” marriage. Choose to establish a marriage that honors God.

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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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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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Members of One Body
Rev. Steven Koster

Members of One Body

April 2, 2013 • Rev. Steven Koster

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Help to Stand
Rev. Deb Koster

Help to Stand

April 1, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Avoiding Advantage
Rev. Steven Koster

Avoiding Advantage

March 31, 2013 • Rev. Steven Koster

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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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