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Kids and Chores
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Kids and Chores

October 17, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Should children be made to do chores? Consider the blessings that are gained when children are given responsibilities in caring for the household.

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Life Lessons from My Child
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Life Lessons from My Child

July 8, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you struggle with the never ending tasks of parenting? Hear how a feather on the floor provided perspective on the priorities of parenting.

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Cultivating Gratitude
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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Superheroes: Truth or Myth?
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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Family Time and Dirty Feet
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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Helping Children See God: His Hand in Creation
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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Connecting Children to God’s Story
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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Busy Weekends and Observing the Sabbath
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Busy Weekends and Observing the Sabbath

July 27, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Does your family life feel over-scheduled? Discover the value that God places on rest and look for ways to integrate rest into your family calendar.

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Kid's Summertime Media Use
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Kid's Summertime Media Use

July 24, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you struggle with how much technology your children use? Consider how you can use God's gift of technology in healthy ways and bring a healthy balance.

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On the Parent Playground: Community or Comfort Zone?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

On the Parent Playground: Community or Comfort Zone?

May 1, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you always spend time with the same old friends? Consider taking a lesson from your children and reach out to extend the love of Jesus to someone new.

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Devotions

Choose Thankfulness
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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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
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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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
Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

October 18, 2013 • 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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