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An ancient path – a commitment

By Dave Henning / February 12, 2023

“Like all virtues, humility is not achieved by happenstance — it is cultivated.  The humble person is one who repeatedly chooses the counter-instinctual way of vulnerability, honesty, and self-confrontation.  The road to a life lived in this way requires a commitment to an ancient path.”- Rich Villodas “But the tax collector, standing far off, would […]


The imperfect person God speaks through

By Dave Henning / May 18, 2018

“It’s amazing how many times we dismiss the voice of God because we don’t like the imperfect person He is speaking through. We have to be able to hear people, even when they’re not completely correct and may come with the wrong attitude.”- Banning Liebscher Banning Liebscher continues Chapter 12 of Rooted as he notes […]


Overcoming self-defeating dimensions of personality

By Dave Henning / February 27, 2018

“The only way to overcome these self-defeating dimensions of our personalities is ruthless self-discovery.  And it’s so much more than self-help.”- Mark Batterson “Without knowledge of self there is no knowledge of God.”- John Calvin As Mark Batterson continues Chapter 9 of Whisper, he discusses the third quadrant of the Johari window. 3.  The blind […]


Our lack of self-awareness

By Dave Henning / December 7, 2017

“Our lack of self-awareness keeps us from knowing God.  Instead of seeing him clearly, we peer at him through the prism of our blind spots.”- John Ortberg “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in you own eye?”- Matthew 7:3 Pastor Ortberg […]

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