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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Cultivating Gratitude

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.

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Kim Sullivan

Four Keys to Becoming a Better Parent

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.

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Kim Sullivan

Superheroes: Truth or Myth?

September 5, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Do you know someone who is excited by superhero movies? Discern the truths from the myths and learn how superheros can point us to the truth of the gospel.

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Kim Sullivan

Finding your place as a parent of adult children

August 28, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Are you struggling with navigating the transition to parenting adult children? Explore some truths from scripture for making the transition smoother.

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Kim Sullivan

Leading by Christ's Example

August 21, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Do you wonder how to be a better leader? Consider the wisdom of scripture that calls leaders to follow the example of Christ Jesus as a servant leader.

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Aneece Alicea

Motherhood and the Vine.

August 17, 2017 • Aneece Alicea

Motherhood can feel like an overwhelming task when we try to face it on our own. Discover the importance of staying connected to God to equip for the task.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Family Time and Dirty Feet

August 10, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Wishing there was money for a big vacation? Consider instead the value of family time spent together enjoying God's creation and delighting in his world.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Helping Children See God: His Hand in Creation

August 7, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

God's hand is present in all he has made. Make the time to tune into God's blessings and marvel at his greatness and creativity shown in his handiwork.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Connecting Children to God’s Story

August 3, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you see the Bible as God's great story? Share your excitement for God's word to inspire your family to love God's story and find their place within it.

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Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Sharing Life with Grandparents

July 31, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you wonder how to connect with family members who are generations apart from you? Choose to give the gift of presence and find the blessing of family.

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Devotions

Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How We Communicate Has Consequences

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.

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Jason Ruis

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

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.

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Deb Koster

Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience

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.

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Deb Koster

Putting Aside Idolatry

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.

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Deb Koster

A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness

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.

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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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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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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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Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

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.

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