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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.

And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. (Hebrews 11:6) “The world is going to hell in a […]

God’s way is perfect…And He makes my way perfect. Psalm 18:30,32 But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect. Matthew 5:48 The best definition I’ve ever heard of Love is this:  “To fight for […]

The Ark of the Lord remained there in Obed-edom’s house for three months, and the Lord blessed Obed-edom and his entire household. Then King David was told, “The Lord has blessed Obed-edom’s household and everything he has because of the […]

Around midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening. Suddenly, there was a massive earthquake, and the prison was shaken to its foundations. All the doors immediately flew open, and the […]

“This will be the location for the Temple of the Lord God and the place of the altar for Israel’s burnt offerings.” 1 Chronicles 22:1 NLT Sometimes our best blessings are built on the rubble of our worst failures. David […]

Bless the Lord, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word. (Psalm 103:20) We had the pleasure of hosting five missionaries in our home this weekend. One of the young […]

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things are made…” Romans 1:20 “In the past [God] permitted all the nations to go their own ways, but he never left them […]

He [Barnabus] was filled with joy, and he encouraged the believers to stay true to the Lord. Barnabus was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and strong in faith. And many people were brought to the Lord. Acts […]

…I know the one in whom I trust, and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until the day of his return. 2 Timothy 1:12 I want to know Christ… Phil. 3:10 […]

Then the angel of the Lord came again a second time and touched him and said, “Get up, and eat, for the journey is too long for you without adequate sustenance.” (1 Kings 19:7 Amplified Bible) Coming off the victory […]