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Cultivating a Virtue: Lord Give Me Patience!
Rev. Deb Koster

Cultivating a Virtue: Lord Give Me Patience!

June 28, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being patient and trusting God? Discover ways that you can become more patient and cultivate this discipline within your family life.

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The Power of Praying for One Another
Rev. Deb Koster

The Power of Praying for One Another

June 10, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with praying for others? Prayer is a powerful way for us to bear one another’s burdens. Discover the importance of praying for one another.

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Finding the Blessings in Slowing
Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC

Finding the Blessings in Slowing

June 7, 2020 • Joy Bocanegra, MA, LCPC

Do you get caught in the cultural lies of busyness and achievement? Replacing these lies with God's truth can set us free to live a healthier, joyful life.

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Claiming Our Spiritual Identity
Kim Sullivan

Claiming Our Spiritual Identity

June 3, 2020 • Kim Sullivan

Do you feel discouraged and wonder what God thinks of you? Consider these truths from scripture to encourage you and remind you of your spiritual identity.

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Turning COVID-19 Anxiety into Prayer
Chris Hunt

Turning COVID-19 Anxiety into Prayer

May 31, 2020 • Chris Hunt

Is your family acting anxious or afraid? Model for your children how to turn those emotions into prayer and watch God ease your concerns with thankfulness.

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Scripture's Promises in Tough Times
Rev. Deb Koster

Scripture's Promises in Tough Times

May 24, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Are feeling overwhelmed by the stress in your life today? Look into scripture and claim God's faithful and encouraging promises to renew your hope and joy.

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Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster
Rev. Deb Koster

Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster

May 20, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Does your life feel like an emotional roller coaster? Establish your hope in God so you can find healthy ways to cope with the emotional ups and downs.

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Family Grieving: Navigating Loss Together
Kim Sullivan

Family Grieving: Navigating Loss Together

May 10, 2020 • Kim Sullivan

It is challenging when a family is thrown into grief. Learn how you can support one another in the grieving process and find the blessing of community.

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Caring for Others Requires Caring for Ourselves
Kim Sullivan

Caring for Others Requires Caring for Ourselves

May 3, 2020 • Kim Sullivan

Are you feeling depleted in your relationships? Consider this wisdom from scripture to help you to care for yourself so you can be empowered in your life.

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Listening for God
Rev. Deb Koster

Listening for God

April 29, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you wonder what God has to say about your situation? Consider all of the ways that God speaks to us and consider how God might be leading your steps.

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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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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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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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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Rev. Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Rev. Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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