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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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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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Navigating anxiety
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Navigating anxiety

April 26, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Are you feeling anxious about life? God watches over even the smallest details of our lives so we can fully trust him even when we experience anxiety.

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Lament as a Response to Loss
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Lament as a Response to Loss

April 19, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Feeling overwhelmed with sadness? Discover how you can find hope as you face your sadness and sorrow and learn to express your feelings to God.

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Toxic Positivity
Kathryn DeYoung MA LCPC LMHC

Toxic Positivity

April 15, 2020 • Kathryn DeYoung MA LCPC LMHC

Do you struggle with how to respond to the sadness of others? Learn to lead with your presence and offer empathy instead of trying to cheer someone up.

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Where is God When Your World Falls Apart
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Where is God When Your World Falls Apart

April 12, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Does God seem distant? God invites you to cry to him as He loves you and is always with you. Be assured that he is working to make our broken world new.

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Devotions

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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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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A Bad Attitude is the True Disability
Rev. Deb Koster

A Bad Attitude is the True Disability

February 17, 2014 • Rev. 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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Making Time to Stay Connected
Rev. Deb Koster

Making Time to Stay Connected

October 18, 2013 • Rev. 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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