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I’m Jennifer — wife of an Iowa farmer, mom to two girls, new book author. I believe in you, because I believe in Jesus. You matter to Him, and you matter to me. more »

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Tuesday 7th July 2015

#TellHisStory: Let There Be Peace on Facebook

mother teresa, peace

Anna and I sat on a long bench on the end of a dock, while the sun slid down the back side of the day. If I could have taken a sip of the sky, it would have tasted like an orange smoothie. Anna swung her legs, and they brushed back and forth against mine. […]

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Tuesday 30th June 2015

#TellHisStory: When You’re Going Through a Storm


It was the year 2000. A Friday morning. My newspaper editor had called. “Jennifer. How quickly can you get to northeast Iowa? More than a dozen twisters went through.” I fumbled for my glasses. Slipped on blue jeans and tennis shoes. I kissed my husband goodbye, and grabbed a stack of ...

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Monday 29th June 2015

Everyone’s Welcome. Nobody’s Perfect. Anything’s Possible.

Everyone's Welcome. Nobody's Perfect. Anything's Possible.

My husband and I walked into a church yesterday morning in Nashville as strangers. We had arrived awkwardly early, bumping into the people trying to leave the building after the first service ended. I smoothed the front of my dress, wrinkled from five days in a suitcase. I tucked a stray hair ...

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Tuesday 23rd June 2015

#TellHisStory: How To Get Your Praise On

praise god, doxology

So I admit, I did stop right smack-dab in the middle of the highway. I did, in fact, first check the rear-view mirror for traffic on this little section of Iowa highway. Then, I pressed the brakes, grabbed the camera from the passenger seat and snapped a quick photo through my car window. The ...

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Monday 22nd June 2015

Finding Faith in Failure

Finding Faith in Failure

Finding Faith in Failure By Jenni DeWitt Standing in our church one night after Bible study, surrounded by age-old polished wood and gold accents, I confided in my friend Janet how nervous I was for an upcoming radio interview. It would be broadcast live to thousands and just thinking about it ...

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