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Praying Psalms: God's Gift for Sleepless Nights
Rev. Jason Ruis

Praying Psalms: God's Gift for Sleepless Nights

December 2, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Are your anxious thoughts keeping you awake at night? Consider the gifts of the psalms for expressing your anxious thoughts and finding true peace.

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8 Things Your Kids Will Complain About Now and Thank You for Later
Kim Sullivan

8 Things Your Kids Will Complain About Now and Thank You for Later

November 22, 2020 • Kim Sullivan

What behaviors are important to teach your children to prepare them for adulthood? Discover important skills your children will be grateful they learned!

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Bearing One Another's Burdens
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Bearing One Another's Burdens

November 4, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Feeling overwhelmed by life's challenges? During This time of global distress, Christians can practice Christ’s love by bearing one another’s burdens.

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Battling Isolation and Loneliness During a Pandemic
Aneece Alicea,  MA, LMHC

Battling Isolation and Loneliness During a Pandemic

October 25, 2020 • Aneece Alicea, MA, LMHC

Has the Coronavirus pandemic left you feeling lonely and isolated? Recognize the at risk groups and learn how God invites us to connect in community.

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In The Ruins…God Sees You
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

In The Ruins…God Sees You

October 14, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Are you wondering if God knows or cares about your suffering? Discover how God not only sees and cares about our pain, but loves us with an unfailing love.

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Helping Your Child Battle the Grief-monster
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Helping Your Child Battle the Grief-monster

September 30, 2020 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Do you have a child who is dealing with loss? Guide your child as they battle through the process of grieving and learn to cope with the losses in life.

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Set Aside Anxiety By Practicing Radical Acceptance
Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW

Set Aside Anxiety By Practicing Radical Acceptance

September 27, 2020 • Jessica Parks, MSW, LCSW

Feeling frustrated with your life? Find peace in acknowledging your current experience to consistently and compassionately return your attention to God.

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Healing for Burnout in the Workplace
Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Healing for Burnout in the Workplace

September 23, 2020 • Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Is your workplace feeling stressful? Discover healing for burnout by caring for physical or emotional exhaustion and turning your stressors over to God.

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Why Our Words Matter
Rev. Deb Koster

Why Our Words Matter

September 13, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Our words have an impact on others. Explore Biblical wisdom on why our choice of words matters and consider what your words convey to the lives of others.

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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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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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