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October 26, 2017 • Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW
Empathy is greatly needed in our world today. Empathy is an essential skill for showing kindness, calling out injustice, and connecting us in community.
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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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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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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.
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.
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.
July 31, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Do you wonder how to connect with family members who are generations apart from you? Choose to give the gift of presence and find the blessing of family.
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.
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.
June 19, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen
Are you in need of advice for your parenting struggles? Put aside your pride and get honest about your struggles to discover the blessing of community.
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.
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.
April 20, 2015 • 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.
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.
February 5, 2015 • 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.
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.
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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September 8, 2013 • 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!
December 18, 2012 • Deb Koster