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Emptiness- more intense in success

By Dave Henning / November 24, 2018

” . . . the emptiness so many people experience in life is more intense in success that it is in failure. . . .  Most of us have this notion that Once I get to a certain place or achieve a certain thing, life will truly start in full, and I’ll finally be happy […]


Experiencing weakness – just part of the deal

By Dave Henning / April 26, 2018

“Experiencing weakness gives us access to two things we can get no other way: proven faith and supernatural strength.”- Banning Liebscher “We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself.  Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death.  But this happened that we might […]


A hedge against emptiness

By Dave Henning / December 8, 2015

Today Kyle Idleman discusses the second guest in Luke’s account of the Parable of the Great Banquet.  The second guest has purchased five yoke of oxen and wants to try them out.  His excuse reveals his true concern is with work, responsibility, and busyness- all a hedge against emptiness. Pastor Idleman cites a June 2012 […]


Our level of emptiness

By Dave Henning / December 5, 2015

“The measure of filling we receive is in direct proportion to our level of emptiness.”- Kyle Idleman In Chapter 5 (“Empty to Be Filled”) of The End of  Me, Kyle Idleman begins by boldly stating that God loves to fill empty things, whether it’s a widow’s jar (2 Kings 4) or a measure of hope.  […]

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