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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.

Click here to listen to our conversation about blessing our children. From Luke 1… 67 Then his father, Zechariah, was filled with the Holy Spirit and gave this prophecy: 68 “Praise the Lord, the God of Israel,     because he […]

Jesus prayed that His disciples would live in unity. In His last hours on the earth, this was foremost in His thoughts (John 17). His greatest desire was that His individual disciples would function as “one”, that they would get […]

While it’s true that fear and love are opposite, fearing God and loving God are identical. My Dad taught me the fear of the Lord, not by what he said about it, but in his way of loving me. I […]

We’ve been reading through the “Moravian Texts” – the read-through-the Bible plan put together by the Moravian Church a couple hundred years ago. We are now making our way through the Gospel of John, written by John, the disciple who […]

President Obama is re-elected, and I’m kicking myself for caring. A 51% – 49% chasm divides America. It’s a canyon politics cannot span. I knew this of course but I deluded myself into imagining that an election might heal us, […]

The Bible is a miracle. Yes, it’s words on a page, ink on paper, in old human languages set in cultures we don’t easily understand and crafted by humans who somehow, in spite of their personal failings partnered with the […]

John Wesley, along with his brother Charles founded the Methodist Movement in England in the 18th century. Wesley preached open-air sermons and followed up by encouraging his converts to join small groups for prayer, study and moral accountability. Wesley’s “Covenant […]

But I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die When I hear that whistle blowing, I hang my head and cry… Johnny Cash “Folsom Prison Blues”   It’s Lent and I’ll be giving up Barry Manilow… for […]

Fears in the night are often just plain foolish – phantoms that amount to nothing but in the darkness of the moment appear larger than life. Recently I awoke in the night and found myself groaning in fear over how […]

One month ago about 100 million of us made some form of formal New Year resolution. It’s time for a check-up. How are we doing? Any healthier? Are finances in order? Learned anything new? Any improved relationships? One month in […]