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Creating Successful Children By Emphasizing Values
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Creating Successful Children By Emphasizing Values

October 14, 2018 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Are you looking for how to make your child successful? Check out this study on the importance of emphasizing values for guiding children to achievement.

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Parenting the Stubborn Child
Leah Travis, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Parenting the Stubborn Child

July 18, 2018 • Leah Travis

Are you struggling with a defiant child? Consider the example that God models for us in scripture for knowing where to put your energy, emphasis and focus.

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Speaking the Truth in Love
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Speaking the Truth in Love

March 26, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How do you respond to a disobedient child? Consider the wisdom of Zephaniah for speaking the truth in love to guide your children to experience God's love.

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Teaching Our Children Respect
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Teaching Our Children Respect

May 8, 2017 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

What can you do about children behaving disrespectfully? Consider this Biblical wisdom to understand the concept of respect and find tools to embrace it.

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Establishing Justice at Home
Rev. Deb Koster

Establishing Justice at Home

September 8, 2016 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with managing discipline and order in your family? Discover some ways that your family can follow God's heart for justice starting at home.

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Help! My Family is Driving Me Crazy!
Lynne Scherschel, MS, LMFT

Help! My Family is Driving Me Crazy!

August 1, 2016 • Lynne Scherschel, MS, LMFT

Is your family driving you crazy? Explore biblical wisdom for setting healthy boundaries to improve strained relationships and restore your sanity!

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5 Don’ts of Family Rule Making
Kim Sullivan

5 Don’ts of Family Rule Making

July 4, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Do you struggle to make family rules that work for your home? Consider this wisdom from scripture to guide you to establish rules that bless your family.

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Sibling Conflict: Lessons from the Bible
Kim Sullivan

Sibling Conflict: Lessons from the Bible

March 24, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Is sibling rivalry causing challenges on the home front? Consider this wisdom from scripture to see how God is at work even through our challenges.

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Living into the Authority God Established for Families
Rev. Deb Koster

Living into the Authority God Established for Families

February 8, 2016 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you struggling with being in charge of your household? Consider this guidance from scripture to reclaim your authority and bring peace to the home.

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The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

The Art & Grit of Granting Forgiveness

December 28, 2015 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Is your relationship struggling? Discover the blessing of forgiveness to restore peace and joy as well as cultivating a deeper intimacy with one another.

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Devotions

How We Communicate Has Consequences
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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Who Can Tame the Tongue?
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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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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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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Christian Parenting at the Dinner Table
Rev. Steven Koster

Christian Parenting at the Dinner Table

February 11, 2014 • Rev. Steven Koster

Do you struggle finding time to sit together around the dinner table? Discover the blessings that come from time spent together as family with God's word.

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Making Time to Stay Connected
Rev. Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

October 18, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you feel overwhelmed with life's challenges? Find some encouragement from scripture and discover how God sees you. God takes great delight in you!

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Tell of His Faithfulness
Rev. Deb Koster

Tell of His Faithfulness

September 8, 2013 • Rev. Deb Koster

We have seen God's faithfulness and our job is to tell that story to others. Tell your story of God's grace and celebrate the faithful deeds of our Lord!

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