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Day 17 – Heal Our Land

Heavenly Father, we cry out for healing across our nation. Shootings in Washington DC…stabbings in Texas…floods in Colorado…all far too much for our humanity to bear. We plead for justice, we pray for healing, we cry out for deliverance and a mighty awakening. In … Continue reading

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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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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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The Mourning of God’s Mission

Some say, “GRIEF IS LIFE’S GREATEST TEACHER.” But, I’m not far enough along to agree or pass judgment… My heart-wound raw and gaping. Because frankly…if I had my way in the world tonight… I’d alter the anguish of my journey.  I’d pick … 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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Faith: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

The following post is an excerpt from our upcoming devotional, Marriage on a Mission–A Short-Term Journey with a Long-Term Impact. “As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed Him, calling out, ‘Have mercy on us, Son of David!’ … 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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