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Day 12 – Hiding the Word

“As a goal for this year, I’m going to memorize the Book of 1John.” “Seriously?” I asked Clint, rather surprised. “Seriously.” he answered. Ever since Clint shared this desire with me, I’ve watched and prayed as he has taken two verses … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Who Knew?

Who knew that twenty-four years ago today, we would marry each other? Who knew that in less than two years, our marriage would be destroyed? Who knew that eleven years and no contact with each other would follow? Who knew … Continue reading

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Holding on to HOPE

“….A man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.” Genesis 2:24 But the Darkness comes calling and what once was one is torn in two. His heart grows hard. Her heart … Continue reading

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Rebuilding on the Ruins

“But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,” declares the LORD, “because you are called an outcast, Zion for whom no one cares.” This is what the LORD says: “I will restore the fortunes of Jacob’s tents … Continue reading

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Broken Things

I don’t like it when things get broken. Don’t like it one bit. But, God has a hankering for broken things. He has to have them. He searches for messes beyond measure. Because NOTHING lies beyond His restorative reach. NOTHING. … Continue reading

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WANTED: More Hands

When a mission comes to a close, we’re like two horses headed for the feed barn. Hungry for home. We unload. Unpack. Unwind. Reflect. Regroup. Recharge. But, the ecstacy of living out our call is quickly diminished by the news of … Continue reading

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The Stretching – Day 33

We know the feeling. When our faith is being stretched to the max. Relentless pulling and stretching and pulling some more. But, why? Because our faith is still too small. And, while it’s much more comfortable to leave our faith the size that … Continue reading

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A Little Closer – Day 25

Every Sunday evening for the last nine years, we’ve chased after God together. We open His Word and feast on it. Chewing and chewing on every morsel; taking it down into ourselves…into our marriage. We discuss those in need of prayer…and … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action! – Days 6 and 7

When something’s good, you want everyone to know about it. Through the work of Bridge to Life Ministries, Don and Becky Smith have been helping hurting couples for almost 30 years. This week in Holland, MI, we’ve had the privilege of helping them … Continue reading

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Plan Faith (filmed at the Jordan River)

We live in a world of plan B’s and back-up plans…and back-up plans for our back-up plans. This is not the way of Plan Faith. The back-up plan for walking in faith is always… …more faith. “NOW FAITH is the assurance … Continue reading

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