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40:40 Day…40

  Today will be the last post in my forty day series of commemorating God’s faithfulness and persisting in prayer. I remember being on day eight and wondering how in the world I would come up with thirty-two more God … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 36

My friend Alicia has the gifts of prayer and contagious laughter. Both equally important. I knew she would set an alarm for some weird time, like 5:37 a.m., each morning and she would pray for Cyprus or whatever God was … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 33

Miles’ visa took eight months to get approved , and it just happened to be  approved one day before the list was released.One day. Many families had been waiting for months for Dictator, I mean, President Joseph Kabila of the … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 32

Alison is the most animated, joyful, crazy (in a good way) woman I’ve ever known. She IS the party, and for her the party is all about Jesus. She’d been serving as a missionary in North Africa for three years … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 30

Pramana had been born into a people group with a population of twenty-four million. In his people group, there were only three known followers of Jesus, and no church. The only religion that he had ever practiced or known while … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 18

Things had gotten rough at home. The one roommate I had left broke our front window while I was in Portugal and said it was a break in, leaving the house an hour later with a gaping, jagged hole. My … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 16

I love Haiti. Hands down, it was the best “vacation” ever, and I would love to return someday. I also love missionary stories, so when I came across “Miracle on Voodoo Mountain” on Christian Audio, I knew I’d enjoy hearing … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 13

Jesus often comes to Muslims in dreams.  In one story, a missionary in a Muslim country recounts being greeted on the tarmac in a Middle Eastern country by a man who insisted they must talk. In spite of misgivings,the missionary … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 11

Richmond, from what I’d seen on a weekend trip, was nothing more than a big Manassas. Dingy auto shops and chain restaurants punctuated long sentences of nondescript strip malls on both sides of Broad Street.  Couldn’t I know someone in … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 6

GSU I have always envied the way God shows up in my best friend’s life. She experiences crazy answer to prayer because she takes crazy steps of faith. About four years ago she and her husband started the journey to … Continue reading

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