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    Pregnant with a word from the Lord

    By Dave Henning / May 6, 2018

    “When you’re pregnant with a word from the Lord, it might be months, years, or decades before the word comes full term and you can deliver it, but you have a responsibility to carry that word until then.  How you carry that word matters greatly.”- Banning Liebscher “Not so, my lord,” Hannah replied. “I am […]

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      The God who raises the dead

      By Dave Henning / April 27, 2018

      “It’s one thing to say we believe God raised Jesus from the dead and that we have the hope of eternal life through faith in Him.  It’s another thing to put our faith in the God who raises the dead as He leads us into experiences of weakness.”- Banning Liebscher “By faith Abraham, when God […]

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        Step into greater faith and rest

        By Dave Henning / April 21, 2018

        “God is always going to be inviting, nudging, and challenging you to step into greater faith and rest.  The Enemy, however, is going to push you to step into fear and ungodly striving by trying to make things happen in your timing and through your own wisdom and effort rather than God’s.”- Banning Liebscher (emphasis […]

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          Faithfulness to build the wall

          By Dave Henning / April 14, 2018

          “Faithfulness to build the wall is not giving up on your dream; it’s trusting God with your dream.”- Banning Liebscher “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might.”- Ecclesiastes 9:10 (NIV) Banning Liebscher continues Chapter 2 of Rooted as he observes why many people find it hard to focus on the task […]

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            God – as near as our next breath

            By Dave Henning / March 23, 2018

            “We can calmly take our concerns to God because he is as near as our next breath.”- Max Lucado “The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.  What can mere mortals do to me?”- Psalm 118:6 (NIV) Max Lucado concludes Chapter 5 of Anxious for Nothing as he reinforces Paul’s point in Philippians […]

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              Contending – harder than conceding

              By Dave Henning / March 8, 2018

              “Contending for what you believe in is harder than conceding to what you’re afraid of, but it’s the only option if you want to live by faith.”- Mark Batterson “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.”- Psalm 32:7 (NIV) As Mark Batterson concludes Chapter […]

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                All a work in progress – exercise your gifts

                By Dave Henning / February 28, 2018

                “I’m a work in progress, and so are you.  But don’t let inexperience keep you from exercising your gifts.  Don’t let doubt keep you from exercising your faith.  And don’t let the fear of people keep you from speaking into their lives, as God leads.”- Mark Batterson Today in Chapter 9 of Whisper, Mark Batterson […]

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                  Risk – the only way forward

                  By Dave Henning / January 21, 2018

                  “There are so many unknowns. . . . Risk is the only way forward.”- John Piper, Risk is Right: Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It (Crossway, 2013) In Chapter 8 (“When Waiting Is Risky”) of Still Waiting, Ann Swindell notes the consequences of her failure to risk.  First, Ann’s fear coerced he […]

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                    The genuine pain and sorrow in every heart

                    By Dave Henning / January 19, 2018

                    “Jesus knows the suffering that each of us carries, and he knows the genuine pain and sorrow in every heart.”- Ann Swindell “You keep track of all my sorrows.  You have collected all my tears in your bottle.”- Psalm 56:8 (NLT) In Chapter 7 (“When Waiting Feels Like Suffering”) of Still Waiting, Ann Swindell references […]

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                      Let your faith change your circumstances

                      By Dave Henning / September 6, 2017

                      “Don’t let your circumstances change your faith; let your faith change your circumstances.  Remember, visions make leaders passionate, but thorns keep them authentic.”- Os Hillman Today Os Hillman concludes Chapter 11 of The Joseph Calling.  First, he stresses that, at some point, everyone comes to a place where they know and experience what they believe.  […]

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                        Surrounded by accusers with rocks in hand

                        By Dave Henning / August 8, 2017

                        “When you feel surrounded by accusers with rocks in hand, you can be certain that God is not one of tem.  Our good, compassionate God lavishes mercy instead of anger on all who ask.”- Bo Stern, The God Who Fights for You “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”- Romans 12:12 Susie […]

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