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God’s stamp of approval on your life

By Dave Henning / June 14, 2018

“If we have God’s stamp of approval on our lives — meaning if we’re doing the things he has called us to do — and most importantly, finishing the things he has called us to do — and we do it for his glory, in his strength, to accomplish his goals, then we’re wildly successful.”- […]


Bestowing his favor all around us

By Dave Henning / June 9, 2018

“The funny thing is God is constantly bestowing his favor all around us — changing minds and hearts all around us — and all we need is the ‘eyes to see’ and ‘ears to hear,’ as Jesus said, to notice what is happening around us.”- Brian Jones Brian Jones concludes Chapter 7 of Finding Favor […]


A series of great opportunities?

By Dave Henning / May 24, 2018

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantlly disguised as impossible situations.”- Chuck Swindoll In Chapter 2 (“Involuntary Perseverance”) of Finding Favor, Brian Jones notes that, to our dismay, sometimes God responds to our request for favor in way that seems rather stark.  While we expect God to open new doors that enable […]


Favor rarely gives us what we want

By Dave Henning / May 23, 2018

“Favor rarely gives us what we want, no matter how much we squint, make threats, or roll around in the mud, but it always gives us exactly what we need.”- Brian Jones (emphasis author’s) “In the womb he [Jacob] took his brother by the heel, and in his manhood he strove with God.  He strove with […]


Godly ambition – a holy task

By Dave Henning / May 21, 2018

“It is a noble thing to be a Christian pastor, nourishing the common life and curing sick souls, but it is no more a holy task than that of a Christian banker.” D. Elton Trueblood, Christian philosopher (1900-1994) “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility, value others above yourselves, not […]

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