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Dating – Relating Principles

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Last week, we launched into a deep subject that many people hold extreme opinions about – dating. Because of circumstances, we opted to go into a specific detail first. This week, let’s zoom out and take the overarching viewpoint. We record the Five Minute Families for Christ-following families. We want… Continue Reading

Dating – Heart and Behavior Discrepancy

Good morning, Five Minute Families! We are Jim and Kim Nestle of Clear View Retreat. Our family camp ministry is available to all families in the norms and storms of life. And, one of the very NORMal aspects of life is finding a life mate – someone with whom you can grow old with, share… Continue Reading

Anxiety

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Many of us spent time with family and friends this past weekend for the Labor Day holiday. In all of those gatherings, the likelihood is extremely high that someone was dealing with anxiety considering that about 1 in 5 people are dealing with a diagnosable anxiety disorder in America today.… Continue Reading

Seeking God

Good morning, Five Minute Families. When our boys were young, there was an artist on the local radio station where we lived who had a kids radio show called Karen and Kids. One of the songs they sang came from Matthew 7:7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find;… Continue Reading

Big Words – Revelation

Good morning, Five Minute Families.  It’s “big words day” here as we focus on theology for the family.  We are going to wow you with spectacularly complex topics and bore you with their explanations. Our words are going to have almost as many syllables as Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, which of course is quite atrocious. Wait right there,… Continue Reading

God’s Equipping of Parents

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Do you feel qualified to be a parent? What do those around you think of your parenting? Are you equipped to be a good parent? Maybe you are a teen parent, still needing to grow up yourself. Maybe you are a confused young adult who wasn’t sure you even wanted… Continue Reading

What God is Able to Do – Through Us

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Today is the final part of our three-part series looking at what God is able to do FOR us, what God is able to do IN us, and what God is able to do THROUGH us. I remember when the boys were little, and life was all about diapers and… Continue Reading

What God is Able to Do – In Us

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Thanks for joining us this morning for part two of our three-part series looking at what God is able to do FOR us, what God is able to do IN us, and what God is able to do THROUGH us. As 1 Corinthians 12 points out, God gives us spiritual… Continue Reading

What God is Able to Do – For Us

Good morning, Five Minute Families! Today we begin a three-part series looking at what God is able to do FOR us, what God is able to do IN us, and what God is able to do THROUGH us. Do you know what God is able to do FOR you? God calls brothers and sisters, mothers… Continue Reading

Summer Routine

Good morning, Five Minute Families. If your family is like most in America, you are in the middle of summer break. Many of your best laid plans for summer may have already fallen through. So, let’s discuss ways to recapture these summer days while establishing some good habits for the future. I don’t know about… Continue Reading

Psalm 1

Good morning, Five Minute Families. We just wrapped up a marriage retreat at CVR and are looking forward to a family camp coming right around the corner. We love to encourage families to grow closer to Christ, encourage strong biblical marriages, and journey with those who grieve in life losses.  One thing we cannot do… Continue Reading

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