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Dysfunction – cooperating with?

By Dave Henning / April 26, 2023

“In every relationship there are patterns of relating.  If you change the pattern and the other person doesn’t agree with the change, there will be agitation.  The tension exists because you are doing the difficult work of no longer cooperating with dysfunction.”- Lysa TerKeurst “What people don’t work out, they act out.  When someone doesn’t […]


Distortion feeds dysfunction

By Dave Henning / April 19, 2023

“Because of the Fall (Gen. 2-3), all of us have some level of distortion or dysfunction.  We do not perceive, think, feel, or behave in the healthiest way possible at all times.  As a result, emotional distortions such as latent anxiety, shame, low self-esteem, pessimism, depression, and perfectionism (among others) dynamically interact . . .”- […]


God’s comforts – reality as His child

By Dave Henning / December 28, 2018

“Every one of [God’s] comforts is not just your hope as God’s child but part of the reality of what that identity as his child means for you as you go through difficult things.  These comforts are a more accurate description of your true identity than your suffering will ever be.”- Paul David Tripp As […]

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