Marriage

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Making the most of living with extended family
Donna Southard, MA, LCPC, Family Therapist

Making the most of living with extended family

April 19, 2018 • Donna Southard, MA, LCPC, Family Therapist

Living with extended family can be a challenge and a blessing. Discover healthy guidelines for creating an environment of mutual cooperation and respect.

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Navigating In-law Relationships
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Navigating In-law Relationships

February 12, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you struggle with in-law relationships? Discover ways to navigate these foreign relationships to build cross cultural connections with extended family.

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Navigating Difficult Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Navigating Difficult Relationships

August 24, 2017 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with messy relationships? Consider how you can navigate the messiness with the love of Christ Jesus to bring healing to the brokenness.

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In-Laws are Aliens
Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW

In-Laws are Aliens

March 27, 2017 • Melvin Jonkman, M.Div.

Do you struggle with your relationship with your in-laws? Consider some wisdom from scripture to guide you toward healthier extended family relationships.

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Fences and In-Laws
Rev. Steven Koster

Fences and In-Laws

February 6, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Is your marriage in need of some protective boundaries? Follow God's design for placing healthy boundaries to care for your marriage relationship.

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Marriage Boundaries: Tending Our Fences and Opening Our Gates
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Marriage Boundaries: Tending Our Fences and Opening Our Gates

June 30, 2016 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Marriages benefit from having healthy boundaries. Consider this biblical wisdom for knowing when fences should be built and when gates should be opened.

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Setting Limits: How Can Boundaries Help My Family?
Rev. Steven Koster

Setting Limits: How Can Boundaries Help My Family?

February 1, 2016 • Rev. Steven Koster

Struggle with setting limits in your family? Discover the blessing of boundaries with Biblical wisdom to establish limits that guide healthy relationships.

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Accepting Adult Kids, Being Adult Kids
Rev. Deb Koster

Accepting Adult Kids, Being Adult Kids

June 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

Finding it difficult to connect with your adult kids? Learn how to connect well despite challenges to build affirmation and restore fellowship.

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Why is it So Difficult to Draw Boundaries With Parents?
Rev. Deb Koster

Why is it So Difficult to Draw Boundaries With Parents?

April 4, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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In-Law lessons from Moses
Rev. Deb Koster

In-Law lessons from Moses

March 30, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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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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