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Creating Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World
Kim Sullivan

Creating Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World

November 17, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

How will you guide your child to treat others with respect? Choose to model basic respect for all human beings as each of us is made by God in his image.

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Protecting Your Peace With Healthy Boundaries - 3 Steps to Dealing with Your Ex
Kim Sullivan

Protecting Your Peace With Healthy Boundaries - 3 Steps to Dealing with Your Ex

November 13, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

Are you struggling to create healthy boundaries with an ex-spouse? Setting boundaries can provide us with peace and create a safe space to find healing.

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Learning to Practice Self-Care
Rev. Deb Koster

Learning to Practice Self-Care

November 10, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are you feeling depleted, like you are running on empty? Consider the importance of self-care so you can have the abundant life God desires for you.

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While You Wait for Your Marriage to be Healed
Rev. Deb Koster

While You Wait for Your Marriage to be Healed

November 6, 2019 • Rev. Deb Koster

What can you do while you wait for God to bring healing to your broken marriage? Focus on personal healing as you prioritize God and trust his leading.

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Walking Through the Darkness After Infidelity
Kim Sullivan

Walking Through the Darkness After Infidelity

November 3, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

How do you move forward after you have been betrayed by a spouse? Through Christ you can find the grace to forgive and discover hope for a better future.

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Agreeing to Disagree
Kim Sullivan

Agreeing to Disagree

October 30, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

Do you have conflict with people in your life who hold opposing viewpoints? Consider how you can disagree in respectful ways to preserve relationships.

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Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

October 27, 2019 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Should Christians participate in celebrating Halloween? Thoughtfully consider the trajectory of your family's choices in exercising your Christian freedom.

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Keeping Your Cool: Emotional Regulation For Parents
Aneece Alicea,  MA, LMHC

Keeping Your Cool: Emotional Regulation For Parents

October 23, 2019 • Aneece Alicea, MA, LMHC

Do you struggle with losing your temper with your children? Enlist the help of the Holy Spirit to regulate your emotions and help you parent with grace.

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4 Tips To Help Families Cope With the Loss of a Pet
Kim Sullivan

4 Tips To Help Families Cope With the Loss of a Pet

October 20, 2019 • Kim Sullivan

Do you know a family that is grieving the loss of a pet? Our God made every living creature and he cares about every tear that we shed in our lives.

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Surviving Single-Parenting Stress
Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC

Surviving Single-Parenting Stress

October 16, 2019 • Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC

Are you stressed out with the demands of single parenting? Remember God's great love for you and choose to focus on what is important and let go of anxiety.

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Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Rev. Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you ever say words you regret? Consider what scripture says about our speech and learn to use words with care so that God is glorified in our speech.

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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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Seeking God First in Courtship
Rev. Deb Koster

Seeking God First in Courtship

June 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Has your dating relationship become more important than God? Consider Biblical wisdom for keeping your priorities aligned so that God is sought first.

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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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Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience
Rev. Deb Koster

Waiting on God: Cultivating the Fruit of Patience

May 11, 2015 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being patient? Discover Biblical wisdom for cultivating patience in your life and find the blessings that come through waiting on God.

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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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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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