The Positive Side of Persecution

Have you watched the movie “Soul Surfer” about Bethany Hamilton? Bethany lost her arm in a shark attack, and thought that she would lose her dream of surfing professionally, but with God’s help and her determination, she continued to surf. People love a true story, and they flocked to hear hers. Who doesn’t want to […]

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Making a Difference in Other’s Lives

Hello friends! How is your summer going? Mine is going. This summer most of my kids participated in our family ministry, a year-round Christian camp and retreat center, nestled in North Central Minnesota. The older kids worked and the younger kids loved taking their turns as campers. After youth camps wrap up, it is pretty […]

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How God Handles Broken

At my home church, 1st Sunday usually means that we will be serving communion. We eat the bread, which represents Jesus’s body that was broken. We drink the wine (or grape juice) which represents His blood which was shed for us. We are reminded to look inward at our heart attitude as we remember that […]

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Hunting Loose Ends

What does it take to be prepared for hard times? Is it possible to know that when tests come, we will do more than survive? That we can actually thrive? When being bombarded by new cultural norms, how do we keep from being swept away? How do we filter all of the information and opinions […]

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Do You Know that God is Real?

Hello, Friends! Thank you so much for your continued prayers for us out at camp. And pray for other camps too, that God will help them to stand strong in the truth and be able to love on the kids who are attending their camps. When kids get away from the noise of social media […]

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