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    • All is well in the world when you get home and your grandson is hanging out with you.  Batteries are recharging in my old heart.  #grandson #jaycewest
    • Revival17 is in the books.  As I mentioned last night, that my heart was overflowing with the Spirit of God each night.  I want to keep the fire burning and never quench the Spirit of God.  Let's thank @canonjjohn and @ihoughton and Risen Choir along with the staff, volunteers and worship team for an amazing week.  Hope to do a live re-cap at 11:00 today on Facebook.  But again, thank you everyone who prayed, supported and attended.  Love you.
    • So many decisions tonight at our final night of #Revival17 @shepherdchurch .  @canonjjohn has a true ability and passion for evangelism.  His sermon tonight was so compelling.  This week was beyond anything I have ever experienced.  Thank you to #risenchoir @ihoughton #shepherdworshipteam and all who made this week possible.  After the service JJohn fell to the ground and thanked the Lord for the people who stepped forward in this picture.  Thank you Jesus for the many who decided to follow you!!!!!!
    • A message from @adriennebailon to @kerribrett @shepherdchurch #Revival17 love you Kerri.  #cheetahgirls #thereal
    • One night to go!  @canonjjohn will close out our fall #revival17 and @ihoughton will be performing with our Risen Gospel Choir and @nikkolowe_a.  My heart is sooooooooo full.  #shepherdchurch @shepherdchurch
    • Breakfast before the sun comes up on Ventura Blvd.  Didn't get home till after midnight last night!  The #Revival17 has been aaammaazzzzzziiiinnnggggg!  Who can sleep when you have been set aflame by the gospel of Jesus Christ!  #turnthepage
    • @carllentz and @ihoughton and @shepherdchurch were rocking tonight.  Turn the Page.  I Cor 13.  Not every fight is your fight, but you need to be found, fighting the right fight.  Realize that God will always do more than you think, so don't give up, ever!  And Carl cowrote Jesus Be The Center of it all and is secretly a Lakers Fan.  #revival17
    • @carllentz is in the house!  Get ready for God to speak into your life and UNBUCKLE  your seatbelts!!!! #revival17
    • Tonight our #revival17 continues with @carllentz and @ihoughton @shepherdchurch at 7:00 p.m.  Food trucks at 4:30 and then Pillars Cafe open all day until 10:00 p.m.  Please REPOST or Tag a friend and be in GREAT PRAYER for tonight's Revival.
    • My heart was overwhelmed tonight by the powerful message, the music and the prayers of the church for me.  I am at a loss for words.  Thank you Lord for your blessing.  Thank you Shepherd for your love and loyalty to Jesus.  Thank you Bishop for your incredible sermon, reminding us that we are etched on the hands of God and that he will never forsake or forget us.  #revival17 #shepherdchurch

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