Parenting

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Serving in Ministry as a New Mom
Kim Sullivan

Serving in Ministry as a New Mom

November 20, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

Are you feeling like children are limiting your ability to do ministry? Recognize that parenting is a ministry calling that serves God and his church.

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Not What We Dreamed
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Not What We Dreamed

August 7, 2019 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you facing a scary moment of parenting? Lean into God's faithfulness through the challenges and trust God when things don't match what we dreamed.

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Crying Babies and Taking a Breath
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Crying Babies and Taking a Breath

June 26, 2019 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you overwhelmed trying to meet the needs of your new baby? Consider this wisdom from the God who hears our cries and soothes the pain of our hearts.

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Nurturing Faith from Infancy
Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Nurturing Faith from Infancy

February 17, 2019 • Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Are you wondering how to guide the faith formation of your young child? Consider how this pastor nurtured a young son to find joy in spiritual disciplines.

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Promises to My Child
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Promises to My Child

July 15, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Preparing for parenting can be daunting. Here are the promises that we have made to our children that have proved to be faithful guides for parenting.

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Mom Wars
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Mom Wars

May 10, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Are you tired of the competitive mom debates? Consider instead the posture of encouragement that God calls us to have as we relate to one another.

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More Than The Baby Blues: Navigating Postpartum Depression
Karen Krygsheld, MSW, LCSW

More Than The Baby Blues: Navigating Postpartum Depression

March 1, 2018 • Karen Krygsheld, MSW, LCSW

Do you know someone struggling with sadness after the birth of a baby? Learn about postpartum depression and resources to help them rediscover joy in life.

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Four Keys to Becoming a Better Parent
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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Postpartum Depression – 10 Ways Community Can Support New Moms
Melinda Hammond, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Postpartum Depression – 10 Ways Community Can Support New Moms

June 26, 2017 • Melinda Hammond, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Do you know someone who struggles with postpartum depression? Consider these helpful ways that you can come alongside and help to bear their burden.

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Trusting God with Our Children
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Trusting God with Our Children

April 27, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Our circumstances can feel overwhelming, but God calls us to trust his plan and rest in his control. In prayer we find God faithful to carry our burdens.

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Devotions

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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Parenting: Rising to the Challenge
Rev. Deb Koster

Parenting: Rising to the Challenge

December 6, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Your Most Dangerous Weapon
Rev. Deb Koster

Your Most Dangerous Weapon

May 23, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Making the Most of Every Opportunity
Rev. Deb Koster

Making the Most of Every Opportunity

May 19, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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Finding Rest
Rev. Deb Koster

Finding Rest

May 18, 2011 • Rev. Deb Koster

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