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 down and cheered me up. (Psalm 94:17-19) But when he saw the wind, he was…

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 Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith (Hebrews 12:1,2a). We’ve been discussing Scriptures pertaining…

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 (Philippians 3:8). Our last blog post discussed Jesus’ approach to purging or pruning things that…

“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 take: There is the Kon-Mari method, a global sensation, developed by Marie Kondo, Japanese organizational…

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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