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God's Got ThisDo you know the future?  Of course not – I don’t either.  You and I can’t see past today!

But we know Someone who does know the future.  Our Heavenly Father knows – and thank goodness, He knows your future. He’s got this -- He has a plan for your life.

And best of all, when God has a plan, He’s never worried about the outcome. He sees ahead and provides, which simply means that He has prepared every detail in advance.

There is a story in Genesis 22 that clearly illustrates how He see ahead and provides.


What's New With Karen & Bob...

IngterviewsJANUARY 2015 - Ok, so January was the release of my second book, "How to Make the Right Decision Every Time" which means it was a crazy month of traveling and media. For the first time since we got married, we took no pictures of ourselves together! Bob graciously kept the home fires burning while I hit the road. This picture is from the "Real Life" TV show on Cornerstone network in Pittsburgh. To see the full interview, click here.

Oregon beach

DECEMBER 2014 - After a quiet Christmas at home in Minneapolis, we went to Oregon to celebrate the New Year with my family. I preached at a church in Hillsboro and one in Seaside, and we spent New Year's Day on the beautiful Oregon Coast, where it was unseasonably sunny and warm!



NDixieOVEMBER 2014 - Our biggest news this month is the surprise early arrival of our granddaughter! Dixie Lynn Marie was born (9 weeks early!) in Tulsa on October 30, weighing 4 lbs, 6 oz. She's still in hospital but is doing very well, as are her parents Ryan & Tara Jensen. We're so excited that she's here!


We've also been eStillwaternjoying the amazing autumn weather here, and recently took a trip to Stillwater (Minnesota's oldest city) to visit the Harvest Festival. Some of these pumpkins weighed more than a ton!





BSU game

OCTOBER 2014 - In early September we took a trip to Oregon and Idaho to visit family & friends, and to minister. We had a great time! We did a lot of visiting and touristing and ended the 8-day journey with a BSU  football game in Boise with Josh & Jacqueline (son and daughter-in-law, pictured here). The weather was perfect, and the Broncos won! It was Bob's first Boise State game, and I think we made him a fan (it was probably the Smurf Turf that did it - lol).


SEPTEMBER 2014 -twins The summer has been beautiful here in Minnesota and we continue to get out and about, adding "firsts' to the lists in my new home state. In August we went to my first Twins game at the beautiful Target Stadium in downtown Minnespolis -- and the Twins won!

As September arrives we are headed for Oregon and Idaho to minister and see family -- more about that next month!





AUGUST Washington D.C.2014 - In July we were blessed to attend the Christian United For Israel (CUFI) Summit in Washington, D.C. Then, since I'd never been to D.C. before, we took a couple extra days to see the sites. What an amazing city -- so much history! Here we are at the Lincoln memorial which looks out to the Washington Monument.

On August first I finished my second book ("How to Make the Right Decision Every Time") and sent it off to my publisher, Charisma House. It's due to be released in January of 2015. We're pretty excited about this one!


Parenting Testimony

Dear Karen,

We just finished your DVD series "Parenting with Purpose" and it has changed our lives!  My husband and I are implementing and learning new things every day! I’m truly enjoying my children for the first time in a really long time -- a lot of the pressure about being a "perfect parent" has been lifted because no such thing exists. I find comfort in knowing that all the answers I need to help me be a better parent are in God’s word! Thank you for sharing this knowledge with us!

L.L. - Wilmington, Ohio


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