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Dangerously noncompliant in a broken world

By Dave Henning / July 19, 2017

“The Spirit wants to make you dangerously noncompliant in a broken world.  Ask God for a mountain.”- John Ortberg John Ortberg concludes The Me I Want to Be with Chapter 22 (“Ask God for a Mountain”).  He first observes that yearning for a problem-free life results in death by boredom.  Thus, as you work to […]


When you discover your strengths

By Dave Henning / July 14, 2017

“When you discover your strengths, you are learning an indispensable part of what it means to be made in the image of God.”- John Ortberg In Chapter 19 (“Let God Flow in Your Work”) of The Me I Want to Be, John Ortberg discusses finding God in your work.  Also, John points out how you […]


The final word on who God made you to be

By Dave Henning / June 10, 2017

“God . . . made you to be you — and no human being in your life gets the final word on who God made you to be.”- John Ortberg As John Ortberg concludes Chapter 2 of The Me I Want to Be, he notes everyone in your life wants you to change.  In addition, they […]


God made you to flourish

By Dave Henning / May 1, 2017

“God made you to flourish — to receive life from outside yourself, creating vitality within yourself and producing blessing beyond yourself.”- John Ortberg “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”- Ephesians 2:10 (NIV) In its heyday, Hawthorn-Mellody Farms & Amusement […]

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