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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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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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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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Practices to Strengthen your Relationship With Jesus
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Practices to Strengthen your Relationship With Jesus

April 8, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Are you wishing you had a stronger relationship with Jesus? Structure faith practices into your life to help you connect with God and find strength in him,

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Moving Past Regret
Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Moving Past Regret

February 26, 2020 • Kathy Krentkowski, MA, LCPC, LMHC

Are weighed down with regret? Consider how God can use our emotions to draw us to himself and transform our personal character to reflect more of Jesus.

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Moving Past Conflict to Find Unity
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Moving Past Conflict to Find Unity

February 16, 2020 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Are you struggling with how to maintain unity amid conflict with others? Discover how God weaves together his diverse family to create his unified church.

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What Could You Gain from Counseling?
Rev. Deb Koster

What Could You Gain from Counseling?

February 5, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you wonder if counseling could be worthwhile? Consider the blessings that come from including trained professionals in your emotional processing.

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How Can I Glorify God in the Gutters of Life
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

How Can I Glorify God in the Gutters of Life

January 29, 2020 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Do you struggle with having to do mundane tasks? Consider how you can follow the example of Jesus and bring him glory even through life's messy chores.

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Devotions

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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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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