Resources

Resources to help you grow.

Take a free spiritual gifts test!

Complete a simple profile, take the test, and discover some of the gifts God has given you to make a difference in the lives of others.

What is God's chazown for your life?

Chazown is the Hebrew word for vision, and it's what God had in mind for you when you were created. Discovering your chazown starts with examining your core values, spiritual gifts, and past experiences. These three areas will help you identify common themes, bring clarity to your unique passions, and lead you to the purpose God has just for you.

Find the 4-part video series totaling around 45 minutes below as well as a Bible reading plan around the theme "Divine Direction."

How's your influence?

Get this short reading on your ability to have a meaningful influence on those around you.

Our Recommended Counselors

Matt Kenney
Winning at Home

Click to visit the Winning at Home site.

Jean Larko

 616-446-3749

Healing Grace Counseling

546 76th Street SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Cheryl Cooper

cherylcoopercounseling@gmail.com

616-425-9213

983 Spaulding Avenue SE, Ada, MI 49301

Phil Courtright - Ascension Counseling

info@ascensioncounseling.org

(269) 841-5541

607 N. Broadway, Hastings, MI 49508

SafeCare Counseling Services

Michelle Hughes, LMSW – Owner/Therapist

www.safecarecounseling.com

michelle@safecarecounseling.com

616-260-3354

2090 Celebration Dr NE Ste. 212

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Marriage Resources

Marriage is an incredible gift from God. Here are some resources to help you along the journey of experiencing marriage for all it can be.

Chad and Lindsey's Story

Be encouraged by Chad and Lindsey's story of what it looks like for them to live a Jesus-centered marriage.

WATCH THE STORY

Quarantine Quarrels

Why are people who live in the same house—often with the same genetics—so different? Kathleen Edelman would say it’s their temperaments. And while we’re all stuck at home, our temperaments are on FULL display.

WATCH THE VIDEO SERIES

How do we build a Christ-centered family?

Watch this encouraging clip from 12Stone Church on how you can start to build a Christ-centered family.

WATCH THIS CLIP AND MORE

Create Family Values

Values unite us and help us make decisions about who we want to be as individuals, couples and families. Create your family values with this worksheet.

DOWNLOAD THE VALUE EXERCISE CARD
THE HELPER DEVOTIONALS

How do we follow Jesus? How can we experience the resurrection of Jesus not just as an event, but as a reality in our lives? Jesus gave us the helper, the Holy Spirit, to guide us and strengthen us as we follow Him.These four devotional readings will help you as you learn to live with the gift of the Holy Spirit.

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50-DAY BIBLE READING PLAN

Bible engagement is essential for every follower of Jesus. Here is a simple tool to help you get started!

GET THE PLAN

"WHO I AM IN CHRIST"

In Christ, there are countless things he says "we are." Grab this list of statements and download this resource to encourage and remind you of your identity in Christ.

WE ARE SENT PEOPLE

“As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” – Jesus

The following prompts are designed to help you embrace the reality that you are sent by Jesus to make a difference in the lives of those around you.

1  We are sent together in peace and with power. Am I embracing the truth that I am sent by Jesus in my everyday life?

2 – We don’t have the weight of the world, we have the opportunity of our sphere. Who are the people in your sphere of influence right now that you want to meet Jesus?

3 – Followers of Jesus have many stories of Jesus’ work in their life, not just a salvation story. What has Jesus been up to in your life in the last month?

WORDS TO LIVE BY

Life.Church's Teaching

Watch Life.Church's teaching on "Words to Live By"

WATCH THE TALK

Bible Reading Plan

Start a Bible reading plan focused on "Words to Live By"

START THE PLAN

A FORGIVENESS PRAYER

Lord Jesus, I choose to forgive _______________________ (name of person)

for what he or she did, or failed to do because  it made me feel

__________________________________________________________________________________

(share the painful feelings)

After you have forgiven every person, pray as follows:

Lord Jesus, I choose not to hold on to my resentment. I relinquish my right to seek revenge and ask you to heal my damaged emotions. Thank you for setting me free from the bondage of bitterness. I now ask you to bless those who have hurt me.

In Jesus’ name I pray,

Amen.

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