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Billie Jo is wife to Craig and mom to Rusty and Riesa. Formerly employed in the human service industry, the past fifteen years have been dedicated to homeschooling. She is a freelance writer for a number of print and internet publications. She is also passionate about serving in the community. She works in a GED preparation ministry and a community-based servant program that provides opportunities for youth to serve others. It is passion for the love of Jesus and His transforming work that motivates her writing and serving. "I love to see God at work in the lives of others and this is the way I see best."

Fight Poverty and Plant Hope in Your Community

The impacts of poverty are well-documented.  Children, of course, are the most vulnerable victims.  In Orland, Florida, the poverty statistics paint a dismal picture.  With nearly 35% of Orlando children living in poverty, the need to “do something” pierced many hearts.  Putting feet to faith takes more than compassion and ...

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FEAR:  False Evidence Appearing Real

The big “C” word strikes fear in most every heart.  Cancer.  Imagine you are a new mom with a beautiful three-month old who holds your heart … and you hear, “You have Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.” The wall of fear rises up to block all else.  “What if … ” becomes ...

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The Church That Overcomes Hell’s Gates

Church is an emotionally loaded word for many.  For some, it pulls forth feelings of inadequacy–of not measuring up.  For others, it engenders “ought to do” feelings: the doing sometimes creates pride and other times produces failure.  Church speaks to others of “Sunday best” and plastic facades that are left ...

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Life in the Spirit = Supernatural Faith!

Then he began to speak to them: “The Scripture you’ve just heard has been fulfilled this very day!”  Luke 4:21 The words Jesus had just spoken were powered by the Spirit … the fulfillment of them would be as well.  The words were not unknown to the folks in the Synagogue. ...

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Living the Word changes lives!

Living the Word.  Being disciples and followers.  Transformed to the image of Christ. Are you ready for a look at what those words really mean?  Are you ready to consider what transformation really looks like?  Will you consider how you can BE the ‘Living Word?’ I’d like you to meet ...

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