Archive for December, 2009

The Challenge! 25 Verses in 25 Days

Can you believe it is already the final day of 2009? Wow! The realization that life is so short motivates me to focus on the things that are really important, such as memorizing and meditating on God's Word. One year ago today our first memorization challenge began with II Timothy 2 and sixty-one...

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Wherever God Wants Me to Go

I arrived in Oklahoma a little scared and uncertain. I had gone on a Journey several months before, and there God had opened my eyes to sin and rebellion that had been in my heart for a long time. I had then become convicted like never before. I told God I would follow Him wherever He wanted me to go....

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The Works of His Hands Are Verity

On the morning of August 23rd, 2009, I sat with my dad in the airport parking lot soon to board my flight headed for Indianapolis. A hundred thoughts were swirling through my head as I prepared for this four week trip, and I was glad when we paused to read a few Psalms. As we were reading through Psalm...

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How Can I Keep the Passion?

Have you ever asked the question, “How can I keep the vision and passion that the Lord gave me at Journey to the Heart?” Sarah asked herself this question and came to the conclusion that God wanted her to be accountable to other young ladies in the area of studying God’s Word, and also in the...

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EXCEL: A Chance to Go Deeper

In September '08 I was able to attend a Journey to the Heart. In many ways I can see how God used those ten days in preparation for the time I spent at EXCEL this past fall. I know that both the Journey and EXCEL were instrumental in deepening my relationship with God and I feel blessed to have been...

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The G-R-E-A-T Fire

On the way home, hungry, tired, and a bit sooty, we talked about the day and Elijah said, “I’m kind of excited to see what God has in store for us. He wouldn’t just take half of our business away without having something in mind.” — by Brenda Kaneshiro ~ On August 28th of this year we were...

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A New Challenge Coming January 2010!

The memorization challenge last January was so much fun that we all unanimously concluded that we just could not let another January pass without having another exciting memorization challenge. And what better way to kick off the New Year than by learning the daily discipline of memorizing God's Word? This...

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