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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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Wednesday 15th October 2014

#TellHisStory: How The Real World-Changers Live … and How They Die

#TellHisStory: How The Real World-Changers Live ... and How They Die

Outside my windows, the trees had begun their beautiful dying. I stared out blankly, eyes cloudy with grief, thinking about the phone call I’d just gotten. She was dying.  I didn’t want to go say goodbye. But she was ready to go, surrendering to the season. She was a tree in autumn, ...

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Tuesday 14th October 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Jennifer Camp

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Jennifer Camp

Broken Cisterns and a Not-So-Silent God Jennifer Camp It’s an ache that seems to never leave. The whispers, you’re only worth what you do, what you say, what you produce. I don’t know the moment I first believed these kinds of lies, but I live with the ramifications of believing them, even ...

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Monday 13th October 2014

Dance the Orange Dance

Dance the Orange Dance

The fire is alive, an orange dance in the dark. I typically underestimate how much light one small fire can bring to one dark room. But I see it today, because I am stilled long enough to pay attention. I am here, under the soft blanket, in the shadow. A clock moves its hands in a slow circle. ...

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Friday 10th October 2014

Why You Are on a Mission in Christ

Why You Are on a Mission in Christ

I’ve been hearing so much about The InScribed Collection of Bible study books. Have you heard about them? Each title touches on a subject matter unique to the needs and issues that women face everyday: staying hopeful, having an engaged prayer life, making good choices, living confidently ...

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Tuesday 7th October 2014

#TellHisStory: A Playdate with God (Or How to Recover Your Joy)

#TellHisStory: A Playdate with God (Or How to Recover Your Joy)

A few years ago, Scott and I took the girls on their first snorkeling trip. We landlubbers were overwhelmed by two things: 1 – The beauty of this whole underworld, hidden beneath the cover of water. 2 – The magnitude of the ocean, compared to the smallness of us. We were so overcome ...

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