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Does What You Do Matter?

When I was a young mother I often wondered “Does what I do matter?” My life seemed so purposeless. Most days were spent cleaning the house, changing diapers, cooking meals, feeding snacks to constantly hungry little ones, settling squabbles, and … Read more

June 15, 2017 (0) comments
HIDDEN HELP MEET

New Book! The Hidden Help Meet

Sometimes God gives a man an astoundingly powerful message. God blessed Denny Kenaston with such a message. It was called “The Hidden Woman.” He preached it often, and men and women fell before God in thanksgiving with a yearning to … Read more

April 14, 2017 2 comments
PART 2

Part 2- Do You Want to Get Married?

This is a letter from a new husband, a good friend of ours, extolling his new wife, copied from Facebook 2-22-17: Six months have well-nigh passed since our sacred union—six of the fullest of my time on the earth. I … Read more

April 14, 2017 4 comments
Part 1

Part 1- The Purists

The homeschool movement started with what some people call “Purist Trailblazers.” We were visionaries. We were doing the extreme—the unheard of. We would not do as the establishment demanded. We did not share their perspective on normalcy or their worldview, … Read more

April 14, 2017 (0) comments
mike and debi

Seven Things I See

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We are now old and full of years. It is different than we supposed. Our souls—who we are—haven’t aged at all, and we are not alone in that. All my life I have heard the elderly speak of their aging … Read more

December 15, 2016 5 comments
The Great Grandma Caper

The Great Grandma Caper

When I was a little girl, maybe about seven years old, it was decided that I would go stay with what we called my “town Mama Granny” for a week. Everyone agreed it would be a good adventure for my summer vacation.

October 14, 2016 (0) comments
Stand in the Gap

Stand in the Gap

The Light Bearers ministry has been such a blessing! The light of Jesus Christ is being mailed into the darkest recesses of our society by

August 12, 2016 (0) comments
God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

God has shown us what is good and what is required of us. So much of our religion is not required by God; some of it is not even good.

August 12, 2016 (0) comments
Seven Pearls for Finding a Happy Marriage

Seven Pearls for Finding a Happy Marriage

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Our 45th wedding anniversary is upon us. That’s a lot of wonderful years together. We were sitting at the table this morning discussing

August 12, 2016 3 comments
Joshua Steele's Bible First!

Joshua Steele’s Bible First!

When we first moved to Cane Creek 30 years ago, there were about 30 people who met with us several times a week for over a year to study through the Old Testament.

June 15, 2016 (1) comment
Let Your Light Shine

Let Your Light Shine

God has raised up an army of people who are shining the light of Jesus into prisons all across America.

June 15, 2016 (0) comments
How to Teach Your Children to Know God

How to Teach Your Children to Know God

I have been reading the book of Joshua this week. The stories are a powerful reminder of who God is as we see how he reacts to situations in the life of his people.

June 15, 2016 (0) comments
Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?

April 15, 2016 (0) comments

January Ministry Gift Letter

This is the newsletter that is sent to our monthly supporters describing the eternal impact their gifts make. We thought you would also enjoy seeing how God has been using the gifts given to No Greater Joy! January Update Letter This is … Read more

February 19, 2016 2 comments
A Dream Come True... 20 Years in the Making

A Dream Come True… 20 Years in the Making

Last month, Nathan returned to the mountain of Papua New Guinea and walked among the Kumboi people. He was a teenager when he was last there.

February 12, 2016 (0) comments
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