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What Are You Giving Up for Lent?
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

February 15, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

How will your family mark the season of Lent? Look for ways that you can make alterations to your faith practice to draw into God's presence during Lent.

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Learning Forgiveness from the Psalmist
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Learning Forgiveness from the Psalmist

October 16, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

The Psalms give voice to feelings of pain and regret. In Psalm 6 we discover the richness of God's forgiveness which invites us to move from worry to joy.

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Drinking from the Well of God
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Drinking from the Well of God

October 12, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Struggling to part with sinful habits? Explore the wisdom of Psalm 1 to name the sinfulness that draws us and opt instead to drink deep from God's word.

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Using Scripture at Home
Rev. Steven Koster

Using Scripture at Home

September 28, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

One of the blessings of the Reformation was God's word being placed into the everyday life of families. How are you making use of God's word in your home?

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Five Blessings from the Reformation
Rev. Steven Koster

Five Blessings from the Reformation

September 25, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

The Reformation brought blessings to the church. On the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we celebrate the gifts received from that difficult time.

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Embracing the Gift of God's Word
Deb Koster

Embracing the Gift of God's Word

August 14, 2017 • Deb Koster

Are you struggling to find time for Bible reading? Discover the joy of the psalmist in Psalm 119 and begin embracing the gift of God's word in your life.

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Spiritual Parenting: Catch the Passion
Rev. Steven Koster

Spiritual Parenting: Catch the Passion

June 12, 2017 • Rev. Steven Koster

Do you desire that your children grow in faith? Discover how you can share your spiritual passion and inspire your children to embrace a life of faith.

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Creative Family Worship
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Creative Family Worship

June 1, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do your children struggle to connect to Sunday worship? Help your children learn to worship well by integrating the practice of worship into family life.

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Finding Time for Spiritual Growth
Deb Koster

Finding Time for Spiritual Growth

November 28, 2016 • Deb Koster

Do you struggle to find time to spend alone with God? Consider these ways that you can invest in a relationship with God to guide you to grow spiritually.

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Teaching Our Children Stewardship.
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Teaching Our Children Stewardship.

September 15, 2016 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Are you looking for ways to cultivate stewardship in your children? Discover how God calls parents to develop a generous spirit in their families.

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Devotions

Rule the Words of My Mouth
Deb Koster

Rule the Words of My Mouth

August 13, 2015 • 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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Putting Aside Idolatry
Deb Koster

Putting Aside Idolatry

April 27, 2015 • 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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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
Deb Koster

Fret Not: Getting Rid of Worry

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.

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Choose Thankfulness
Deb Koster

Choose Thankfulness

June 11, 2014 • 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
Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • 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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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • Deb Koster

Are you stuck in negative thinking? Consider this Biblical wisdom to transform your thinking and help you overcome the destructive power of negativity.

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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
Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

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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