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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.

You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what He said. (Luke 1:45) Father, I believe. Help me in my unbelief. I not only desire but desperately need the blessings that accompany the faithful of heart, those […]

“May everything you have said about me come true.” (Luke 1:38) For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in Christ with a resounding “Yes!” And through Christ, our “Yes” ascends to God for his glory. (2 Corinthians 1:20) Our […]

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. (John 13:34) Father, You have given me one job to do in life – to love You […]

“He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.” (Philippians 1:6) The Lord will perfect that which concerns me… (Psalm 138:8a) A Prayer for a son…. ( also see prayer for […]

Answer my prayers, O Lord, for your unfailing love is wonderful. Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful. (Psalm 69:16) It may feel as though few people care about the challenges you are facing today, but God […]

“Of all my house, [Moses] is the one I trust. I speak to him face to face, clearly and not in riddles! He sees the LORD as he is.” Number 12:7,8 NLT Through Moses’ example, God gives us the key […]

“Each day He carries us in his arms.” Psalm 68:19 The sight of a child lifting her arms to her father, entreating him to pick her up, is a blessed and lovely one. We carry many responsibilities as adults; we’ve […]

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered. (Psalm 68:1) For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in […]

Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. (Ephesians 3:20 NLT) For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he. (Proverbs […]

You are precious to me. You are honored, and I love you. (Isaiah 43:4) Love your neighbor as yourself. (Mark 12:31) How do see yourself? What value to you place upon yourself? As in all things, we need to work […]

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