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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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Monday 23rd February 2015

The Only Way Out

The Only Way Out

Have you ever been stuck in a pit so deep that you didn’t think you’d ever get out? I was stuck in a hole for 15 years. My hole was the shape of doubt. I didn’t believe the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection. I was afraid that the whole Bible was a sham. But I […]

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Friday 20th February 2015

You Need to Make Time for You

You Need to Make Time for You

I had lunch the other day. Which may not sound like a big deal, but it was. Trust me. Here’s why: It wasn’t a “grab-a-boiled-egg-and-turkey-from-the-fridge lunch.” It wasn’t an “eat-at-the-kitchen-counter lunch.” It was real lunch. The kind where a ...

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Tuesday 17th February 2015

#TellHisStory: Who Are We, If Not People of the Cross?

#TellHisStory: Who Are We, If Not People of the Cross?

It’s the faces. We won’t forget the faces. The set jaws, the stoic eyes. We can’t forget how they were paraded along the seashore. They were earnest, and on their knees, before their martyrdom, knowing that it was going to end right there, in the sand. All because they were ...

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Monday 16th February 2015

If You Ever Feel Like You’re in Last Place, Read This

If You Ever Feel Like You're in Last Place, Read This

My eyes popped open to the alarm. It was o’dark-thirty, and every inch of me wanted to fall back asleep. But I willed my feet to the floor, then shuffled through the inky darkness, to slip on my workout clothes and shoes. I drove the bumpy gravel roads to the gym where a dozen of us ...

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Thursday 12th February 2015

A Letter and Lots of Love to You, Dear Reader

A Letter and Lots of Love to You, Dear Reader

Hey friends, I wish I could reach through the screen to hug you. I know you are there, on the other side of this screen, and I imagine your faces every time I sit here to write to you. Over the years, through blogging, I’ve discovered this: “I’m not the only one.” ...

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