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My name is Dena, and I am just a simple Oklahoma girl who loves Jesus! I have spent my entire life following God to the best of my ability. I was living the perfect life when everything came crashing down around me. I learned my husband, a pastor, was having an affair. Despite my efforts to reconcile, my marriage crumbled and I was suddenly a single mom raising three kids alone. But God... God has walked this journey faithfully with me, resurrecting my life and giving me more than I could ever imagine. He is the God of Restoration!

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Dena Johnson Ministries
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10/01/2017

On Divorce and Remarriage

God offers grace to everyone...even the divorced.
10/01/2017

Life in the Blender

Four weeks into marriage, and we have been thrown into the blender.
08/17/2017

Guilty of Idolatry

I have clung to my promises and I have made my promises my idols. What about you?
08/17/2017

Totally Weird

I have come to realize that my family is totally weird. And I'm perfectly content with that.
07/27/2017

A Moment of Clarity

This weekend, I had a moment of clarity that reminded me how important it is to love ourselves.
07/06/2017

Picking Up the Pieces

Four years ago, I witnessed the devastation of the May 20, 2013, tornado that devastated Moore, OK. It was not unlike the divorce that destroyed mi...
06/29/2017

The Life of a Single Parent

Being a single parent is hard...but there's also tremendous beauty. Here's what my single parent friends have to say about their lives.
06/22/2017

The Two Types of Adulterers

As I walk this journey of recovering from adultery, I've come to understand there are two very different types of adulterers.
06/16/2017

An Open Letter to Lysa TerKeurst

Lysa TerKeurst, president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, announced her divorce this week. Here's what I have to say to her in the midst of her pain.
06/09/2017

The Story of Our Scars

My scars are many, but God...
06/01/2017

He Had Me at "Hello"

It's been an amazing year of breaking down walls and falling in love. And this week brought a huge surprise!
06/01/2017

When Life is Too Busy for God

My life is so busy, so chaotic. I feel as if God is being slowly choked out.
05/11/2017

Eleven Promises for the Single Mom, Part 2

My friend, Samantha Ferguson, wrote these beautiful promises for the single mom.
05/04/2017

Eleven Promises for the Single Mom (part 1)

My friend wrote this beautiful piece about God's promises to the single mom. Enjoy!
04/30/2017

When a Woman Looks at Porn

My friend and fellow BLAST participant, Robin Nordhues, shares her story of porn addiction.
04/25/2017

My OnFaith Five: Beauty Out Of Brokenness

The OnFaith Five is a set of questions we all can answer to express our own relationship with faith and connect us in our search for meaning.
04/21/2017

True Redemption

We stood together, worshiping on Easter Sunday as a family. Suddenly, I realized God had made us the perfect portrait of redemption.
04/13/2017

Resurrection Power

The story of the resurrection of Christ is the central tenet of the Christian faith. How does it impact our daily lives?
04/06/2017

The Legacy of an Unnamed Child

You know the story of Jesus feeding the 5000. But have you ever stopped to consider the unnamed the hero of the story?
04/01/2017

Does Godly Parenting Produce Godly Children?

Join me this week for a special guest post by my friend, Robin Patchen, as we discuss how our parenting impacts our children.