All posts in " chaos "

Tornado into chaos when crises surface

By Dave Henning / July 30, 2022

“We still face fears without facing God.  He sends Exodus-level demonstrations of power: sunsets, starry nights, immeasurable oceans.  He solves Red Sea-caliber problems and air-drops blessings like morning manna.  But let one crisis surface . . . and we tornado into chaos.  Rather than turn to God, we turn from him, hardening our hearts.  The […]


Stay steady in the chaos

By Dave Henning / January 1, 2022

“The world is in desperate need of a people of God who will stay steady in the chaos.”- Max Lucado “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”- Romans 8:28 (NIV) Max Lucado concludes Chapter 11 of Made […]


The antithesis of peace = selfishness

By Dave Henning / March 26, 2021

“I always thought that peace was possible when there was an absence of chaos.  Now I’m realizing that the antithesis of peace isn’t chaos.  It’s selfishness.  Mine and theirs.  Self-care is good.  Self-centeredness is not.”- Lysa TerKeurst “Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, ‘Vengeance is […]


Chaos around you vs. calm within you

By Dave Henning / January 31, 2021

“The chaos around you shouldn’t override the calm within you.  Living out your destiny simply means living according to God’s divine design within you.  It means carrying out the full authority you have been granted and ruling in the realm where He has placed you.  It entails fully developing and maximizing  the masterpiece known as […]


Magic wand – wave it to fix everything?

By Dave Henning / May 27, 2020

“The reality is that you and I cannot wave a magic wand and fix all the things we want to.  Some things are just too broken and seem beyond repair.  We cannot do it in our own strength, but we do know One who can bring calm into the chaos.  The circumstances may not change, […]


Intimacy – a balance of chaos and comfort

By Dave Henning / December 19, 2017

“Intimacy is a balance of chaos and comfort.”- John Ortberg “Through [Jesus] we . . . have access to the Father by one Spirit.”- Ephesians 2:18 John Ortberg continues Chapter 8 of I’d Like You More . . . as he notes one of the great dangers in human relationships.  Pastor Ortberg cites Scott Peck […]

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