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Mark and Jill Herringshaw and their four children have been ministering in their local church since 1990. Jill is an accomplished worship leader and recording artist with several CDs in Target stores’ “Lifescapes” collection. Mark is the former pastor of the 7,000 member North Heights Lutheran Church. He holds a Ph.D. in leadership from Regent University, is the author of three books and a recognized conference speaker.

Because he has set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him. I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name (has a personal knowledge of my mercy, love and kindness; trusts and relies on […]

If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! (Luke 11:13) I love the redemptive nature […]

If God hadn’t been there for me, I never would have made it. The minute I said, “I’m slipping, I’m falling,” your love, God, took hold and held me fast. When I was upset and beside myself, you calmed me […]

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to […]

Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ […]

“Every tree.. that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire” (Matthew 3:10). The New Year motivates us to reorganize, re-energize, and de-clutter our lives and our spaces. There are several excellent approaches we can […]

…Think differently…Change your mind… changing your conduct–for the Kingdom of God is at hand…. Let your lives prove your change of heart. (Matthew 3:2,8 AMP) It was a new season, a new age. A new kingdom had come. John the […]

Let the wicked change their ways and banish the very thought of doing wrong. Let them turn to the Lord that he may have mercy on them. Yes, turn to our God, for he will forgive generously. “My thoughts are […]

For since the world began, no ear has seen a God like you who works for those who wait for him! (Isaiah 64:4) Be still in the presence of the Lord and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry… […]

When you walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. (Psalm 84:6) You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, (Psalm 30:11) […]