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As I prepare for each lesson daily, I pray that God speaks through me and says to each child what he or she needs to hear. Each day that passes, I get closer to leaving. This makes me work harder because I want to make the most of my experience. Full Story »

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This past Sunday, after church, the pastor brought a small grill he  wanted to use. He had never grilled in his life, and I had never started a fire in my life. This was a new experience for all of us. Full Story »


Before the Civil War, the average cost of a slave was about the equivalent of $40,000 in today’s currency. Today, a person can be purchased for about $90. And the number of slaves in our world today is much higher than it was at the height of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade years ago. Something must be done to change this dark reality.

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It’s 3 a.m. and sleep escapes me again. Full Story »

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Because we believe in the power of prayer, we are seeking prayer partners that will commit to pray daily from Jan. 21- Feb. 17 for our future Go Now missionaries. This prayer effort is in preparation for Discovery Weekend, Feb. 15-17, when Texas students are appointed as Go Now missionaries.
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If I were to tell you that worship, both personal and corporate, was not just about you, you would probably agree with me. If I were to ask you who worship was about, you would probably say God, Jesus, my relationship with Jesus or something along those lines. I think those are GREAT things and I believe that scripture teaches they are true things. Full Story »


Prayer is like 911 to heaven.  In my daily walk with the Lord, I’m finding just how vital prayer is. As a wife of an oilfield worker, I’ve come to realize how effective prayer and fasting are.  Without God’s help there is no way to live an effective, fulfilled life. Full Story »