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Day 39 – Counting Our Blessings

“We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks! For Your wondrous works declare that Your name is near” Psalm 75:1 (NKJV). 1. Forgiving our sins and ransoming us as Your own. 2. Your holy Word – it NEVER fails. … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Break the Pitcher, Blow the Trumpet!

Oftentimes during our missions, friends, ministry partners, and/or fellow so-journers send us some much-needed fuel for the Fire. This was sent by a woman who is all three (and more). She had NO idea that at the moment we received her e-mail, … Continue reading

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The HOW of God’s Mission

Are you worried about how the things you are facing right now are all going to turn out? You’re in good company. God’s mission grows best in the habitat of impossibility.  Over and over again as we’ve opened the Word … Continue reading

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The Hunger of God’s Mission

When we were married the first time in 1989, it took less than two years for us to become another casualty in our church. We had it all backwards; chasing after God’s mission instead of chasing after our Maker. As a … Continue reading

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Love Doesn’t Wait

I wish the sun would stop setting. If, even for just a moment, God would stop it from going down… Right here in this very place. But, the sun will set… And, tomorrow’s ache will come long before I’ve dealt … Continue reading

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The Grief of God’s Mission

My life passage is Isaiah 61:1-4. Powerful? Yes. Purposeful? Absolutely. But, on nights like this…when grief grabs at my gut and anguish atrophies every muscle of faith I can muster…I don’t care about power or purpose.  I just want God … Continue reading

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What I Didn’t Want for Christmas

Then Jesus shouted, “Lazarus, come out!” And the dead man came out, his hands and feet bound in graveclothes, his face wrapped in a headcloth. Jesus told them, “Unwrap him and let him go!” John 11:43-44 I love the story of Lazarus because, … Continue reading

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