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Help Me Understand My Phone Focused Child!
Dr. Robert Ritzema

Help Me Understand My Phone Focused Child!

July 17, 2019 • Dr. Robert Ritzema

Generation Z has grown up in a world dominated by technology which can cause significant challenges. Guide your children to handle electronics responsibly.

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Rules for Children Online
Rev. Deb Koster

Rules for Children Online

July 14, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

What rules do you use to help your children navigate their digital world? Choose to create guidelines that demonstrate Christian character on and offline.

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Online Manners for Parents
Rev. Steven Koster

Online Manners for Parents

July 10, 2019 • Rev. Steven Koster

Are you wondering how to engage with your children over social media? Consider these guidelines for connecting in healthy ways that nurture relationships.

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Why Kids Need to Friend Their Parents Online
Rev. Deb Koster

Why Kids Need to Friend Their Parents Online

July 7, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you follow and engage with your children online? Consider the importance of walking with your children in all spheres of life and modeling God's grace.

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Parenting Avengers: Endgame Style
Rev. Deb Koster

Parenting Avengers: Endgame Style

May 19, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

Did you appreciate the family dynamics in the Avengers: Endgame? Explore how the parenting theology of the movie aligns with a biblical perspective.

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Cultivating Discernment in Movie Viewing
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Cultivating Discernment in Movie Viewing

April 7, 2019 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Does your family enjoy watching movies? Create discussions with your family around films as a way to help your children connect to their spiritual themes.

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How Parents Can Help Teens Redeem Their Use of Technology
Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW

How Parents Can Help Teens Redeem Their Use of Technology

November 4, 2018 • Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW

Looking for guidelines to help your children manage technology in healthy ways? Consider God's call to be stewards of his gifts and choose wise limits.

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Cultivating Rest as a Family
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Cultivating Rest as a Family

April 26, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Is your family caught up in a cycle of business? Consider incorporating sabbath rest into your family life to quiet hearts and bring peace to your family.

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Finding Healthy Space with Technology
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Finding Healthy Space with Technology

March 19, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

How much technology is okay for children to use? Consider these healthy guidelines limiting technology use so your children can delight in all God's gifts.

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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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Devotions

Putting Aside Idolatry
Rev. Deb Koster

Putting Aside Idolatry

April 27, 2015 • Rev. 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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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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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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