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Day 33 – A Prayer For Those Who Wait

When we began serving God as marriage missionaries in 2006, we had no idea how much of our work would be devoted to those who are waiting for their spouses to return to God and to their families. NO idea … Continue reading

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Day 31 – The Lens of Redemption; When Healing DOESN’T Happen

Miraculous healing happens all the time. We’re privileged to bear witness to it in our own marriage and in the marriages of many others. But, what about when healing doesn’t happen. That’s a tough pill to swallow. Yeah, no one … 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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Man of the Tombs – Day 27

They sailed to the region of the Gerasenes, which is across the lake from Galilee. When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the town. For a long time this man had not worn clothes or … Continue reading

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The Myrrh of God’s Mission

There are two kinds of pain. The pain of being outside God’s will, and the pain of being inside God’s will. Having experienced both, I’d take the latter any day. Jesus was extremely clear when He warned that living out … Continue reading

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