…That the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. (Philemon 1:6). Acknowledging every good thing we have in Christ is a good thing to do. Listen to yourself today and see what you are acknowledging.  The easiest thing in the world is…

Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. (Philippians 1:3) Here is a prayer for a friend on their birthday. You will find both a female as well as a male version. Lift up your loved ones, praying for encouragement, direction, confidence, and joy with this plain and simple prayer. HIS……

But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. (Matt. 12:36) This one Scripture needs some attention. We have read it countless times, but do we take it to heart? Did Jesus mean it? Or was He speaking idle words? Those…

…Make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another and working together with one mind and purpose. Philippians 2:2 May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had… (Romans 15:5) Marriage is not for wimps nor the faint…

Mark and Jill Herringshaw
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Mark and Jill Herringshaw

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.

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