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Storyteller. Grace Dweller.

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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Tell His Story

Our words and stories hold power, ever since God first spoke these four: “Let there be light.”

Stories have been a Gospel-proven means by which we can understand one another – and by which we can understand ourselves.

We need your story.

That’s where #TellHisStory comes in.

You are the chroniclers, the people who help others make sense of the world with your words.

Story is how we know that, no matter what happens, we can get back up again.

About #TellHisStory:

Each Wednesday, shortly after midnight, I will post my contribution to the #TellHisStory writing project. At that time, I will open up the linky for you to add your own story. We can connect on Twitter with the #TellHisStory hashtag. Write whatever story God lays on your heart. Post an Instagram, and include the #TellHisStory link. What story has God been writing in or through your life, or through the lives of those around you?

There’s more to #TellHisStory:

Most weeks, at 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights, I will feature stories from other authors and writers. Sometimes, we’ll be giving away books.

Evere week, I will visit as many #TellHisStory posts as I can, and I will select one to feature over in my side under the headline “Featured #TellHis Story.” This isn’t a writing contest. I’m just eager to share and celebrate your stories with the community.

Now, there’s something else you need to know. This is a safe place to tell your stories. You don’t have to be a professional writer or a grammarian to join us. Story is built into every single one of us. Your story matters, because it’s part of God’s story down through history, not because you punctuated everything correctly. Deal?

To participate, simply:

1. Write your #TellHisStory post, from your heart, straight onto your blog.

2. Link up, and invite friends to join in by posting the #TellHisStory badge on your post.

3. Copy and paste the permalink to your post.

4. Using the linky tool, enter your link.

5. Find someone (or two) in the link-up to encourage with a comment. Link their post on Twitter with the hashtag #TellHisStory.

Your words matter to God. They matter to people. And they matter to me!

~Jennifer

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Wednesday 16th April 2014

#TellHisStory: It’s Wednesday, but Sunday’s Comin’

#TellHisStory: It's Wednesday, but Sunday's Comin'

Sometimes, life doesn’t make a lick of sense until you look back on it in the rear-view mirror. Because when you’re in the middle, it’s a muddle. This was my muddle: I could never figure out why the tomb was empty. I mean, I knew what the Bible said, but that didn’t seem ...

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Wednesday 9th April 2014

#TellHisStory: When You Need Someone to Rescue You

#TellHisStory: When You Need Someone to Rescue You

The man scrambled down the side of the snowy ditch, arms stretched out like a scarecrow to balance himself. He ran as fast as a guy can run through crusty snow — snow that was a foot deep but not solid enough to keep a grown man from falling in with each step. This is...

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Wednesday 26th March 2014

#TellHisStory: We Need YOUR Story

#TellHisStory: We Need YOUR Story

It had been years since I attended a MOPS meeting. The last time I went, I had to use every ounce of sheer will to drag my bedraggled self out of the house, along with two little girls – one with maple syrup in her hair, and the other throwing a tantrum because I wouldn’t...

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Wednesday 19th March 2014

#TellHisStory: A Dare to #LoveYourSelfie

#TellHisStory: A Dare to #LoveYourSelfie

On the night I went looking for photographs, I knew something had to change. I needed a few photos of me with my two young daughters for a video I was creating. So I sat in the blue glow of the computer screen, scrolling through files and folders, looking down deeper and deeper to find...

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Tuesday 18th March 2014

Featured #TellHisStory Writer: Stacey Thacker (And a Book Giveaway)

Featured #TellHisStory Writer: Stacey Thacker (And a Book Giveaway)

Surrendering Your Story by Stacey Thacker I’ll be honest with you. Surrender is not easy. I don’t much like the word or its fancy synonyms: Sur-ren-der: to yield to the power, control, or possession of another. Synonyms: Cede, deliver, relinquish, render I like to be in control. I ...

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