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12~Love Letters: Doctrine Will Not Divide Us

Location: Klaksvic, Foroe Islands and Rouen, France Date: Late June through early July, 2004 *Once I knew that the Lord had Wouter and I together in spite our doctrinal differences, it became easier for me believe that somehow, things would … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned Living on a Ship that You Need to Know Too!

Life as a sea-faring missionary taught me a few things about the beauty of God and the ugliness of our fallen world. Here are my 10 most memorable life lessons. 1. God’s Plans are Exceedingly, Abundantly Better than Mine. My … Continue reading

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The Time I was an Answer to John Piper’s Prayer

I’ve been to a lot of countries. I’ve seen the devastation that civil wars, communism and poverty bring to nations. God has blessed me with a perspective that sees beyond my own geographical parameters. Yet, sadly, I sometimes forget what … Continue reading

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Why Being a Wife and Mom are the Two Hardest Things I’ve Ever Done

My parents gave me a great childhood! They loved me, instilled values in me and provided everything I ever needed. As a kid I played tag with friends in my neighborhood, went to school and played sports. My dad called … Continue reading

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A Child Born in Controversy: My Husband’s Divine Appointment

Sitting in the front row of his Counseling Skills class, Wouter listened intently to his professor while she explained the concept of Emphatic Counseling. Simply stated this type of counseling is done by listening intentionally with empathy and allowing the client to explore his or her … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Be Like Eve…But I Am.

Ever wanted to forget the past? Is there something you did, when you weren’t quite as wise as you are now, that keeps coming back to haunt you? Take courage! You’re not alone.The mother of creation, Eve, takes the lead … Continue reading

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What to Do When Other Christians Sin

DISILLUSIONMENT– A feeling of disappointment resulting from the discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be. webster’s online dictionary Disillusionment dulls my desire for fervent discipleship.  When Godly men and women fall into deep, offensive … Continue reading

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