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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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Cultivating a Virtue: Lord Give Me Patience!
Rev. Deb Koster

Cultivating a Virtue: Lord Give Me Patience!

June 28, 2020 • Rev. Deb Koster

Do you struggle with being patient and trusting God? Discover ways that you can become more patient and cultivate this discipline within your family life.

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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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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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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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Owning Our Helplessness
Rev. Jason Ruis

Owning Our Helplessness

March 4, 2020 • Rev. Jason Ruis

Are you feeling helpless about the challenges you face in life? Assume a humble posture and consider how God is still at work even when you feel helpless.

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Establish Family Habits of Reading God's Word
Kim Sullivan

Establish Family Habits of Reading God's Word

January 1, 2020 • Kim Sullivan

Are you wondering if you have time to create a habit of reading the Bible with your family? Consider all the benefits of reading God's word together.

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Self-Care, or Self-Indulgent?
Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Self-Care, or Self-Indulgent?

June 23, 2019 • Rev. Dr. Rob Toornstra

Are you practicing good self-care? Follow God's call for Sabbath rest in your life while recognizing the difference between self-care and self-indulgence.

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Nurturing Faith: Knowing His Word or Knowing Him?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Nurturing Faith: Knowing His Word or Knowing Him?

March 6, 2019 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do your children merely know about God or do they have a personal relationship where they know God as the Lord and Savior of their lives?

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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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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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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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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
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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