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The Murdered, Risen, Living Messiah

As a high school student, I was not the best in my English classes. That struggle continued with me all the way into my freshman classes in college. My struggle has many elements. English was essentially my third language as … Continue reading

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Why we need Christmas? Repost

Dec 5, 2013 Category: Spiritual By: Mario Zandstra We love to celebrate Christmas at the Zandstra house, do you? If you were to ask your friends and families why we celebrate Christmas, you will no doubt get varying answers ranging from, “It’s … Continue reading

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Tough times? Feeling depressed… read this Psalm

I love the David’s honesty in this prayer! He has sorrow in his heart, depression has set in. His circumstances seem overwhelming. Can you relate? Are you struggling?  Does it seem like the world is against you? If so, read … Continue reading

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Mario joins Redeemer City to City

The Lord moves in mysterious ways. In late 2005 I began to be burdened by the idea of an Awakening of sorts in our country. I studied revivals, talked about them, taught about them, dreamed about them, and prayed in … Continue reading

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To God be the glory! Time to go….

The last 17 years have been incredible. They have been challenging, rewarding and, I believe, God glorifying. I will treasure the memories associated with leading the great ministry known as Pine Cove. Tens of thousands of lives have been transformed by … Continue reading

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A Certain Hope

Father in heaven, you know the needs of my life and you have directed my path.  You own cattle on a thousand hills and the hills too!  We pray Father that your Holy Spirit would move mightily in our lives; … Continue reading

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Lavished Grace

Father in heaven, your Word reminds us that Scripture is breathed out by You! That is is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training in righteousness.  Would you give me a hunger for Your Word?  Would you … Continue reading

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Even The Rocks Cry Out!

Father in heaven, I see so many kids and families at Pine Cove and I pray that you would use us to impact them for your glory this week. Father, our desire is to make much of your Son Jesus … Continue reading

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Lord, would you save marriages?

Father in heaven, use Bob & Ann Livesay, Matt Carter and Craig Groeschel in a mighty way this week at the Pine Cove Family Camps!  I pray that the Holy Spirit would anoint them as they teach our campers about … Continue reading

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In your face friendship – are you listening?

I have a close friend whose has a mentor is in his 70’s. His friend has concern for the condition of marriage in this day and age, especially within the Christian community. So he posed the following questions and comments … Continue reading

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