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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 19th August 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Marina Bromley

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Marina Bromley

I’ve Fallen Again! A Declare Experience… Marina Bromley   I walked around The Declare Conference for two days, all hugs and smiles, and didn’t snap a single photo of the dear online friends; meeting some of them face to face for the first time. It was reminiscent of a ...

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Monday 18th August 2014

How Your Biggest Questions Can Save Your Faith

How Your Biggest Questions Can Save Your Faith

My oldest daughter asks her hardest questions at bedtime, when we flop open the pages of Scripture atop her quilt. This night, the story of David and Goliath finds us. I read aloud about a heroic boy who felled a giant with one smooth stone. In the bluish light of her bedside lamp, I can see on ...

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Wednesday 13th August 2014

#TellHisStory: If You’re Feeling a Little Lost and Unseen

#TellHisStory: If You're Feeling a Little Lost and Unseen

It was a cheap $32 ring. Not my wedding band, or my grandmother’s diamond, or some sparkling honker of a gem from Tiffany’s. It wasn’t anything worth anything to anyone. Except to me. It was just a ring. That’s what I tried to tell myself. Except that it was more. To me, the ring was an ...

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Tuesday 12th August 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Cheri Gregory (Plus a Book giveaway!)

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Cheri Gregory (Plus a Book giveaway!)

The True Price of Approval Cheri Gregory My craving for motherly approval was not on my mind when I got into direct sales. I joined a party plan company two decades ago for one reason: I love a great bargain. I was honest with my recruiter: I just wanted the starter kit products worth $300... ...

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