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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 9th December 2014

#TellHisStory: Dear God, I Don’t Understand (And a Book Giveaway)

#TellHisStory: Dear God, I Don't Understand (And a Book Giveaway)

I’m afraid of messing this up. That’s the thought running through my mind as I recline in the bed next to my daughter, who catapults hard questions into the inky hollowness above us. I can’t see her tears, but I can hear them. It’s the way her tiny voice wobbles and squeaks. I reach along... ...

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Tuesday 9th December 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Patricia Hunter

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Patricia Hunter

He Calls Me His Beloved Child Patricia Hunter When we met for lunch at the tea room downtown – an early 20th century bungalow and remodeled café offering “English Tea with a Southern Flair” – and Carol asked me to lead the women’s study at our church in the fall, I told her I’d prayerfully... ...

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Monday 8th December 2014

Have Yourself a PreApproved Christmas

Have Yourself a PreApproved Christmas

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the holidays? When the “weary world rejoices” on Christmas morning, are you often too weary too notice? If that’s you, I’ve got Good News for you. This Christmas can be a new kind of Christmas – one where we let go of the guilt and ...

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Friday 5th December 2014

What a Half-Dozen Kids Teach Us About Being Available for God

What a Half-Dozen Kids Teach Us About Being Available for God

This story begins on long stretch of highway in July, somewhere in northwest Iowa, when bicyclists stuffed sweaty dollar bills into a huge jar, in exchange for bottles of water. A half-dozen children held up signs on a route where thousands of bicyclists rode across the state of Iowa: ...

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