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Authenticity trumps authority

By Dave Henning / July 3, 2023

“Demands come across as entitled. . . .  A simple please levels the playing field.  It will get y0u further than your title, your rank, or your credentials.  Authenticity trumps authority, like a royal flush.  The word please demonstrates a posture of humility, and no one did it better than Jesus.”- Mark Batterson “Let this […]


Receiving clarity – your unique role in God’s story

By Dave Henning / May 5, 2018

“God not only reveals His story in the inner room, He also reveals in the inner room your unique role in that story.  You have a critical role to play in the story of God on earth, and that part become clear to you in the secret place.  In order for you to play your […]


There is a crack in everything

By Dave Henning / December 20, 2017

“There is a crack in everything. . . .  That’s how the light gets in.”- Leonard Cohen, “Anthem” The man said, “This is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.”- Genesis 2:23 In Chapter 9 (“Naked and Unafraid: The Paradox of […]


Proclaiming, invoking, and enforcing

By Dave Henning / May 4, 2016

“The Prayer of Intervention involves a flow of ‘proclaiming, invoking, and enforcing.’ “- John Eldredge John Eldredge concludes Chapter 6 of Moving Mountains by emphasizing that the believers praying for Peter’s release from  prison were  “proclaiming the truth, invoking the kingdom, enforcing the kingdom.”- just as Jesus had taught them to do.  Yet, when Peter […]


Rule and reign

By Dave Henning / May 1, 2016

“God . . . is growing us up; we too must learn to rule and reign.”- John Eldredge John Eldredge concludes Chapter 5 of Moving Mountains by reminding us that Jesus, the Lord of angel armies, is now in the throes of bringing His enemies under His feet- along with angelic and human forces.  For […]

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