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Car Ride Conversations
Rev. Jason Ruis

Car Ride Conversations

September 20, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Too rushed for family devotions? Busy parents driving children from one event to another can use their time in the car for discipleship conversations.

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Mentoring Children to Manage their Conflicts
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Mentoring Children to Manage their Conflicts

September 16, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Tired of playing the referee in your children's conflicts? Consider this great Biblical advice to help your children learn how to manage their conflicts.

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The Benefits of Praying Together
Rev. Steven Koster

The Benefits of Praying Together

September 9, 2020 • Rev. Steven Koster

Praying with someone else can often feel uncomfortable. Discover the blessing of praying together and develop spiritual intimacy in your relationship.

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Does My Child Need Counseling?
Melinda Hammond, PsyD

Does My Child Need Counseling?

August 23, 2020 • Melinda Hammond, PsyD

Are you concerned that your child may need counseling? Explore these five signs to see if your child might benefit from the help of a trained professional.

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Be the Hero for your Family
Rev. Deb Koster

Be the Hero for your Family

August 12, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Christ modeled an example of what being a hero looks like. Discover how you can be the servant leader in your family by following the example of Jesus!

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Preparing Your Family To Return To School In A Covid World
Aneece Alicea,  MA, LMHC

Preparing Your Family To Return To School In A Covid World

August 5, 2020 • Aneece Alicea, MA, LMHC

Is there anxiety in your house over returning to school this Fall? Approach the decision thoughtfully to help your children adjust to this next semester.

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Grand Parenting Little Ones in a Pandemic: Staying Connected
Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Grand Parenting Little Ones in a Pandemic: Staying Connected

August 2, 2020 • Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Are you struggling with how to stay connected to your grandchildren from a distance? Consider these great ways to stay connected and build relationships.

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Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach
Rev. Jason Ruis

Conflict Management: A Biblical Approach

July 26, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Struggling with uncomfortable family dynamics? Discover constructive approaches to handling conflict in your family using wisdom from the scriptures.

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Parenting in a Pandemic: Being the Calm in the Storm
Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Parenting in a Pandemic: Being the Calm in the Storm

July 15, 2020 • Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Does your home feel chaotic during the pandemic with your children acting out? Learn how you can be a stabilizing force that brings peace to your home.

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Parenting in a Pandemic: Securing Your Own Oxygen Mask First
Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Parenting in a Pandemic: Securing Your Own Oxygen Mask First

July 12, 2020 • Rev. Katherine Hirschberg

Are you finding it challenging to parent without support. Consider how you can practice self-care so you have something to offer to your children.

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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?
Rev. Jason Ruis

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

June 1, 2015 • Rev. 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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A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness
Rev. Deb Koster

A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Selfishness

April 20, 2015 • Rev. 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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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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Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry
Rev. Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

February 5, 2015 • Rev. 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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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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Jonah: Attitude Check
Rev. Deb Koster

Jonah: Attitude Check

December 18, 2012 • Rev. Deb Koster

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