Next step devotional


7 Myths That Keep You Stuck
& The Promises of God That Set You Free

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Overcoming Adversity

By Robyn Dykstra / July 2, 2023

I grew up in a little town that boasted a large community pool. My mom would sit on a towel, slathered in baby oil, sizzling in the summer sun reading…

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Messy Room v. Messy Heart

By Robyn Dykstra / June 25, 2023

When he still lived with us, one night I knocked lightly and popped my head into my son Jake’s room. My “Goodnight, Son,” stopped before the words left my lips.…

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Happy Father’s Day 2023

By Robyn Dykstra / June 18, 2023

It’s Father’s Day  I hope you have a man in your life worthy of celebrating. A father who loves and protects you. A husband who partners with you in life…

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Progress Over Perfection

By Robyn Dykstra / June 11, 2023

When they were growing up, occasionally we took both boys for a week of camp. (Not camping; our “cabin” had indoor plumbing, thank you very much.) We would sit around…

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Don’t Stop Asking

By Robyn Dykstra / June 4, 2023

If you have kids, or have spent any time with kids, you know they ask for stuff, and they ask a lot! I’ve got two kids, but one was much…

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Saved AND Surrendered?

By Robyn Dykstra / May 28, 2023

  My boyfriend had taken me to a Christmas program to hear the Good News that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, who died to pay for my sins and…

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What’s Weighing You Down?

By Robyn Dykstra / May 21, 2023

Tomorrow Last time I switched out summer outfits for winter layers, I discovered a problem! My winter jeans were causing a bad case of muffin topping! I mean the jumbo…

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Happy Mother’s Day?

By Robyn Dykstra / May 14, 2023

Mother’s Day Monday Before I learned to focus on what I’ve got, rather than what I’ve not, I used to dread the Monday following Mother’s Day. As if the cascade…

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Paid in Full

By Robyn Dykstra / May 6, 2023

  Bridgett was on the brink of a breakdown because she could not say “no” to anyone.   If someone needed a meal, she cooked it. If someone needed a…

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Between THE Rock & a Hard Place

By Robyn Dykstra / April 30, 2023

  As many of you know, our oldest son was in a horrible motorcycle accident the week of Easter. Again, we know so well how in a split second, your…

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