New Book Release—Beloved Prayers

“Raynna’s heart isn’t just to capture pretty words on a page but to lift our souls from one level of prayer to an altogether other level. I have personally experienced that elevation of soul when she prays, and I know you will.” -Jay Myers, Creator of The Martyrs’ Cross At first glance, this little prayer book may look like a book of prayers to pray for the persecuted body of.. Read More

A Martyrs’ Cross Spring Give-Away

Welcome to Spring 2016 friends. What an over-flowing treasure we have to share in everyday the faith of those who have gone before us. “From now on a fire burned within us, as it did in the disciples on the road to Emmaus. ‘Snowflakes cannot fall on a hot stove,’ says an Indian proverb. The coldness of this world could no longer harm us, although we had to pass through bitter.. Read More

Beloved not Perfect: The Way to be Rooted and Grounded Even in the Strange Day We Live

We live in a strange day. Freedom seekers and protectors are portrayed and persecuted as human rights violators. A nation violates freedom while a president watches it’s baseball game. I know it’s not new, it’s all been beneath the sun before, but it’s here now, in our day. Our strange day, our call to preparedness and being a city on a hill, a light not hidden. It could seem hopeless… Read More

Three Tools for You, Because We CAN Make a Difference Today

Yesterday was Shine a Light on Slavery Day. If you logged on to any social media your feeds were likely scattered with hands displaying a red X — a symbol of solidarity that as a generation, we will work and pray for the end of slavery. Awesome. Now let’s take the next step. Three Tools For You Today: Sign this Petition. The End Modern Slavery Initiative Act could change everything… Read More

Through The Children’s Eyes, (edition 2)

Reading the story of Naaman in 2 Kings 5 was heavy with discussion and wide-eyes. Before I go further, let me be clear in the picture I paint for you: the 8 year old is coloring and listening half of the time (I think), the six year old is building with Legos and making a LOT of rocket blasting sounds, but still sometimes seems to be listening enough to tell us the last few things we said. (I’m just glad he’s still around the table with us.) And the 3 year old, well, that depends on the day. But I keep him as close by as I can because the 10, 12 & 14 year olds were that little once, and today, as I read the story…

A Good Place to Start

Hello Friends, Maybe like you, I often read, watch, hear what’s happening around the world and wonder, “What can I do?”. I am thankful for the reality of prayer—the reality of God, who hears our prayers. If you have been considering the current refugee crisis and want to draw near to God’s heart on the matter I want to recommend the resource that We Welcome Refugees is offering. Click on the highlighted.. Read More

The Martyrs’ Cross is back!

Today is the day! After three long years, and with deep gratefulness to God, we are happy to announce that The Martyrs’ Cross is once again being produced. We have a limited number ready to be ordered and shipped before the end of the year.

Some have asked us over the past three years, why did you quit?
The answer to that question is…

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3 Minutes for an Innocent Mama in Pakistan

  Hello Friends, You may have heard of Asia Bibi? If not, here’s a two minute video. And a super easy petition to sign on her behalf, send it off with a prayer. Three minutes, we’re inspired. “Our Christ sacrificed His life on the cross for our sins…Our Christ is alive. ” – Asia Bibi Love, Raynna

Hello again… Good book…

Hello to all my dear Readers! It has been quite some time since you’ve heard from me here and I hope this small post tucked into your in-boxes will find you each well.  As I am sure is true for each of you, our family has been journeying, learning and growing. I’ve been reading the thought and heart provoking The Pastor’s Wife by Sabina Wurmbrand lately. I highly recommend it if.. Read More