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December 11, 2017 • Aneece Alicea
The holidays can add stress to the already busy life of parenting children. Make wise choices to help your family experience God's peace this Christmas.
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December 7, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Overwhelmed with holiday gift giving and trying to reciprocate? The gift of God's love can never be measured in things, but in grace and relationship.
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December 4, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
It can be challenging establishing new holiday traditions. Consider the importance of setting aside your own interests to look to the interest of others.
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November 30, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
Do the holidays rob you of your joy? Consider how you can harness your frustrations and rediscover joy by clothing yourself in the fruit of the Spirit.
November 20, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
How are you preparing for the holidays? Evaluate your priorities that you focus on, and look for ways to cultivate faith and point your family to God.
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November 20, 2017 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra
Is your life lacking gratitude? Make gratitude a life style instead of a yearly holiday by learning to recognize blessings and express thankfulness to God.
October 26, 2017 • Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW
Empathy is greatly needed in our world today. Empathy is an essential skill for showing kindness, calling out injustice, and connecting us in community.
October 23, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude
What gifts has God given to us and how do we use them? We all wrestle with seeing our purpose in this world. We are uniquely gifted to serve God's kingdom.
October 5, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Should getting prepared for Thanksgiving really be about creating the perfect meal? Choose instead to prepare hearts this holiday by practicing gratitude.
September 11, 2017 • Kim Sullivan
Are trying to practice better parenting? Explore 1 Thessalonians to see the parenting plan that the Apostle Paul utilized in his nurturing of the church.
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.
June 1, 2015 • 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.
May 11, 2015 • Deb Koster
Do you struggle with being patient? Discover Biblical wisdom for cultivating patience in your life and find the blessings that come through waiting on God.
April 27, 2015 • Deb Koster
Do you struggle with sinfulness in your life? Discover wisdom from the Bible for dealing with the sinful habits in your life to find repentance and hope.
April 20, 2015 • 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.
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.
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.
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.
March 27, 2014 • 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.