Author Archives: Jim Baker

Friends Friday :: Jennifer Lee Hester

YAY!  Another friends Friday.  From time to time I like to showcase one of my friends that’s doing amazing things.  I met Jenn in Honolulu and recently she’s been putting out some amazing design work on Instagram so I asked her to do an interview.  Here it is!     Jenn thanks so much for doing […]

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Linky Wednesday 09.07.16

If you are having problems viewing this please click on this link to see it in your web browser.  http://jimjessbaker.com/linky-wednesday-09-07-16 == THE AMERICAN DREAM! So… I noticed a couple of weeks ago that the tile in the bathroom near the toilet seemed “squishy”  I wondered if maybe it’s always been like that.  I took note […]

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A Healthy Tension

So last week I talked about how God is a generous giver, and I ended that blog post by saying that we are to be LIKE Him in that way. I wrote in a ministry update a few months ago explaining my internal struggle being a homeowner.  It’s hard for me to spend money decorating my […]

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Garden Report 2016 #FAIL

So… 2016’s garden was a fail. I’m glad I don’t have to rely on these crops for food or income. Where we lived in Hawaii didn’t want me putting anything in the ground.  So everything I planted was either in aquaponics (which I SO miss!) or in containers. I was excited to have my own […]

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Make Moves!

Do you ever get overwhelmed by the vision God has given you? I do. It’s paralyzing at times.  Literally. God has given me dreams I can only accomplish with His help. I was reading in Joshua the other day and was amazed by God giving him a HUGE promise up front, but then they still […]

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On The Offensive Generosity Of God

This morning after breakfast I read this on facebook. And it got me thinking… Why is a generous God offensive? We’re offended because His generosity did not meet our expectations.  Maybe some jealous is creeping in, and we think we deserve that gift and didn’t get it.  Hmmm… Remember my $4000 computer provision?  I’ve shared […]

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Friends Friday :: Daiga Kasa

I’m going to try and highlight a friend of mine on Fridays, sometimes with an interview and sometimes just sharing something of theirs.  I met Daiga in Latvia in 2006.  Here’s something she shared with me that she wrote while teaching English in Mexico in 2009.   ‘Cages’ There are many reasons people get astray. […]

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Making It Hard To Go Hungry

Making It Hard To Go Hungry from Jim and Jess Baker on Vimeo. Jess and I and our friend April just returned from a trip out to Sydney Ohio to meet with John Geissler and tour Agape Distribution. Agape Distribution hosts one of the largest Free Grocery Stores in the state of Ohio. They serve […]

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