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A spirit of rest – faith and strength

By Dave Henning / August 30, 2021

“Faith and strength come from a spirit of rest, which is being still long enough to see God move.  It’s a place of obedience that releases our need to be in charge of the plan, but to keep doing our part.”- Nicki Koziarz “[Noah] waited another seven days, and again he sent forth the dove […]


Overestimate achievement in the short run

By Dave Henning / November 15, 2019

“You’ll likely overestimate what you can do in the short run but underestimate what you can do in the long run.”- Pastor Craig Groeschel In his Introduction (“The Myth of Overnight Success”) to his latest book – Dream Big, Think Small – Jeff Manion urges us to live an extraordinary life on day at a […]


The first step toward healing the pain

By Dave Henning / March 3, 2019

“Feeling the pain is the first step toward healing the pain.  The longer we avoid the feeling, the more we delay our healing.  We can numb it, ignore it, or pretend it doesn’t exist, but all those options lead to an eventual breakdown, not a breakthrough.”- Lysa TerKeurst In Chapter 3 (“But How Do I […]


Celebrate until you feel like it

By Dave Henning / February 22, 2019

“It’s much easier to behave your way into a new way of thinking than to think your way into a new way of behaving.  Don’t wait until you feel like celebrating; celebrate until you feel like it. . . .  Refuse to be taken prisoner by emotions that don’t reflect reality.”- Andy Stanley Andy Stanley […]


The cost of waiting — payment of our self-sufficiency

By Dave Henning / January 11, 2018

“The cost of waiting demands the payment of our self-sufficiency, and we pay in our acknowledgement of our inability to be enough.”- Ann Swindell “You were ransomed form the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things like silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb […]


We spend ourselves on what we value the most

By Dave Henning / January 10, 2018

“Yes, we spend ourselves on what we value the most.  Whether it’s money, time, energy, or emotions, we pour ourselves out on the thing that we deem most worthy of our devotion.”- Ann Swindell In Chapter 3 (“When Waiting Costs You Everything”) of Still Waiting, Ann Swindell discusses the high price of hiding.  On a […]

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