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Letting Go of Shame
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Letting Go of Shame

October 21, 2018 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Is guilt and shame over your past still weighing over you? Let God's word guide you to set aside your shame and live into God's grace and forgiveness.

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Cultivating Our Kids
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Cultivating Our Kids

June 18, 2018 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Gardening and parenting share a lot in common. Looking at John 15 we can see how God the Father tends us like a gardener and models parenting for us.

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Praying With Your Children
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Praying With Your Children

June 14, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Wondering how to use the wasted in-between moments in your day? Seize these opportunities to pray with your children to build faith and nurture community.

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Parenting with Faith: The legacy of discipleship
Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

Parenting with Faith: The legacy of discipleship

March 8, 2018 • Debi Mitchell, MS, LMFT

How can you raise your children to walk in faith? Learn how to cultivate your own relationship with God so you can guide children through discipleship.

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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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Mentoring Faith in Young People
Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Mentoring Faith in Young People

January 8, 2018 • Rev. Joel Vande Werken

Are you concerned about youth leaving the church and faith? Discover the important role that you can play in mentoring faith in the lives of young people.

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A Brand New Year for Families: How Will You Be Changed?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

A Brand New Year for Families: How Will You Be Changed?

December 30, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

What New Years resolutions do you want to make with your family? Follow these valuable steps for creating lasting change that will bless your family.

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Living with Self-Doubt
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Living with Self-Doubt

November 2, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Do you find yourself caught up in self-doubt? Consider this wisdom from God's word to help you navigate your doubts and lean on God's plan for strength.

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Choosing Gratitude
Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Choosing Gratitude

October 9, 2017 • Rev. Kelly Vander Woude

Sometimes finding and giving gratitude can be a struggle. As people created to give thanks, choose to let gratitude flow from your heart.

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Superheroes: Truth or Myth?
Kim Sullivan

Superheroes: Truth or Myth?

September 5, 2017 • Kim Sullivan

Do you know someone who is excited by superhero movies? Discern the truths from the myths and learn how superheros can point us to the truth of the gospel.

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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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