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I was hoping it would get out of hand

On Sunday, April 30, 2000, my wife, Teri, and I excitedly gathered with every launch team member of Prairie Heights Community Church, all eleven of us, for an all-day planning session. Teri and I had quit our jobs and moved from Minneapolis to Fargo-Moorhead one month earlier. Our goal was to gather forty launch team members and start the new church in April of 2001. It was a longshot at best but we knew God was in it.

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