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An abundance of God’s provision for us

By Dave Henning / September 7, 2021

“We are not to think we are asking too much from God.  Malachi pointed us toward the knowledge that God has more for us than we are capable of receiving.  An abundance of God’s provision lies beyond what we have even thought to request.”- Dr. Charles F. Stanley “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, […]


The stillness of surrender – rest comes

By Dave Henning / May 7, 2020

“Rest comes in the stillness of surrender, when we relax and realize we cannot hold it together.  Opening our hands to what Jesus has for us in the moment versus what we think we need brings peace.  When we learn to live in abundance instead of scarcity, a calm comes over us.”- Meredith McDaniel “Take […]


The Broken Way

By Dave Henning / January 5, 2017

The Broken Way (Zondervan, 2016) Ann Voskamp opens The Broken Way: A Daring Path Into the Abundant Life with a bold assertion.  She proclaims: “Not one thing in your life is more important that figuring out how to live in the face of unspoken pain.”  Yet, we don’t know how to put all our broken […]


Downward mobility

By Dave Henning / December 22, 2016

“Grace is always a movement of downward mobility.”- Ann Voskamp Concluding Chapter 15 of The Broken Way, Ann Voskamp observes the sun cascading down an old wooden barn ladder next to the dinner table.  She likens grace to the spilling down of that sunlight.  Ann encourages: “The world changes when we don’t categorize, polarize, or demonize people […]


The thread of your life

By Dave Henning / December 21, 2016

“The thread of your life becomes a tapestry of abundant colors only if it ties itself to other lives. . . . let threads of your life break away to let Christ, who is in us, weave around other threads.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp continues Chapter 15 of The Broken Way by noting that the […]


The temptation to self-protect

By Dave Henning / November 16, 2016

“In His last hours, in His abandonment . . . He [Jesus] breaks the temptation to self-protect- – and gives the vulnerability of Himself.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp continues Chapter 2 of The Broken Way by describing a dare for the next leg of her journey.  Eucharisteo comprised the first leg.  However, the second leg leads […]


Blessed to bless

By Dave Henning / August 2, 2015

“. . . I will bless you.  I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.  I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all -peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”- Genesis12:2-3 In Chapter 2 of All the Places to Go, John Ortberg […]

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