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New Year, New Opportunities

A new year brings with it new opportunities and fresh perspectives for JfL, and we're excited to share the ways in which this will bring value to you and your ministry in 2018. …

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A Prayer for Faith, Work, & Worship (Day Three of the "Week of Prayer")

>> Listen to Day Three of the 2016 Week of Prayer on "Faith, Work, & Worship" …

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A Providing Father

In specific moments, when my kids are waking me up at 2AM, or scratching my car with their bikes, or standing in the middle of the dining room table, I may not recognize my innate love for them. Instead, it’s those moments when things slow down and I stop to realize how full they make life that I am overwhelmed by the richness they bring. I may not love their eye rolling moments, but I do love rolling down the road on a family trip knowing we are making moments money can’t buy. And I love providing for them.

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That Scene from The Help Still Haunts Me

Three years ago I watched The Help and was deeply impacted by the social commentary that the book/movie tackled. So much so in fact, that one three minute scene opened my eyes and has stuck with me…

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The Pope's comments are NOT just dreams

Christians are often like the media. We like to nit-pick, focus on the problems, and talk about what isn’t working. We even take it one step further and talk about how it is theologically…

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Purpose: An ancient answer in a post post-modern world

“Without a clear perception of his reasons for living, man will never consent to live, and will rather destroy himself than tarry on earth, though he be surrounded with bread.” ―…

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Humble Hope in the Foster Care World

“She doesn’t have a lot of hope…she just needs some small victories.” - Grandmother of our current foster care child, speaking about the birth mother. …

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Two years in: The Journey is the Reward

I have three young, awesome, energetic kids, and as many of you could relate, long car trips are an adventure and certainly part of the memory of any trip. We stop to run laps in the McDonalds…

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