In this episode, I share my experience of getting stitches in a Nicaraguan hospital and all the different ways our thoughts affect our feelings, actions and relationship with God. All of our thoughts are not our own. I don’t think everyone knows this. I didn’t. The devil is real. Galatians talks about this “present evil […]

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Episode 2. Built for community. In this episode of my Nicaraguan Mission Trip Video Mini-Series, the backdrop is our first full day in Nicaragua.  Joined by another church from Greenbay we set out to Cerro Negro, an active volcano for a day of community and team-building. I don’t know if community easy for anyone. It can […]

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Your health is your wealth as the saying goes and that is even more-so true in regard to the health of your soul. In the video above, I am interviewing my pastor and friend, author John Burke of Gateway Community Church in Austin, Texas about his fourth book – Imagine Heaven. John’s book consist of thousands of […]

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It’s funny how life works…  Years ago, my mother tried to turn me on to Beth Moore and I was having none of it.  I didn’t want to hear the truth.  I didn’t want to be told what to do.  And I certainly didn’t want to be convicted of how I was not living up […]

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  Everyone knows a female who needs to be reminded of her beauty.  Her real beauty.  The beauty that is inherent in being a child of God and precious in His sight. Because God defines what is beautiful. If you listen to the media, you’re gonna have a really rough life.  Trust me, I tried.  But […]

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Little by little, my grandmother is allowing me to introduce her to technology.  But she keeps me on a short leash about it.  When I do show her something on my computer, I know I only have a small window of time before she would rather watch another episode of People’s Court.  I choose my […]

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  When I first decided to abandon JenChicago.com in favor of this domain, it was sad.  I knew I wouldn’t be moving back for at least a year and I needed an online home.  Can’t very well post on JenChicago.com when I’m not in Chicago, now can I? Bada, bing- JenKnoedl.com was birthed. I wasn’t exactly sure […]

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