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Appetites grow through indulgence

By Dave Henning / February 20, 2019

“Appetites grow through indulgence — not neglect.  Gluttons think just as much about food as starving people.”- C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity “You do not have because you do not ask God.”- James 4:2 Andy Stanley concludes Chapter 17 of Enemies of the Heart as he asserts that continually satisfying our desires and pleasures isn’t […]


The insidious nature of blame

By Dave Henning / November 9, 2018

“The challenge is to stop blaming others and take responsibility for your own sins.  Blame is insidious, as it will keep showing up in your mind to convince you that nothing is your fault.”- Carey Nieuwhof In Chapter 6 (“Ditching Your Phone Won’t Help”) of Didn’t See It Coming, Carey Nieuwhof explains why we need […]


Blame – the opposite of responsibility

By Dave Henning / November 5, 2018

“There’s a simple reason we blame circumstances and other people rather than own up to our own faults and failures; it’s easier than dealing with ourselves.  Blame is the opposite of  responsibility.”- Carey Nieuwhof Carey Nieuwhof continues Chapter 4 of Didn’t See It Coming as he talks about three ways to start the process of […]


Blame the Other Guy

By Dave Henning / April 10, 2015

Sara Horn begins Chapter 5 (“When You’re the One Who’s Wrong”) of How Can I Possibly Forgive?, she reminds us that many of our hurts are legitimate.  Sometimes, however, we are the ones in the wrong.  We still desire to hold on to our grudges.  It’s much easier to think about what “they” need to […]

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