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Family and friends—we love them! . . . but sometimes it’s not so easy to love them. What does God say about being a parent, family dysfunction, happy marriages, divorce, difficult people, forgiveness, and much more?

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Leave No One Behind: The Next Generation

In Matthew 18 Jesus told a story about a desperate shepherd who was not willing that even a single lamb be lost. Application—While it’s easy to stereotype and look down on other generations (in both directions!), our Father has a massive heart for each generation of people!

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The Present of Your Presence

What’s the best gift you can give this Christmas? Hint: It’s what Christmas is all about.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction Compilation

Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Dave helps us deal with the challenges and dysfunctions our families face.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Ridicule

The ridicule you’re going through, know that God’s working it out for your best.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Self-Esteem

It doesn’t matter what your family says about you. It doesn’t matter what you say about you. To know your true worth, there’s only one thing that matters.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Jealousy

Why do we envy? Just remember that we already have what we need.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Favoritism

Here’s how you can avoid looking like you’re playing favorites with your kids.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Lies and Deception

Lies and deception can be destructive. But they can also be forgiven.

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Roots and Fruit: Gather Together

The Sabbath Day commandment proves that knowing God as your Creator and Savior is one of our Father’s highest priorities for us. We gather each week to celebrate those timeless truths—God made us. God saved us. Those facts produce joy and peace deep in our hearts, “fruit” that feeds us throughout our week.

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Roots and Fruit: Get a Group

When you personally know and are personally known in a spiritual community, you find your spiritual and physical needs being met.

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Divorce and God

Whether you’re married, single, separated, or divorced, Pastor Mike’s series this week had something for all of us to consider when dealing with the difficult topic of divorce.

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Divorce: Be Quick to Listen

Divorce is complex. So be quick to listen.