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Selfish ambition or godly ambition?

By Dave Henning / February 15, 2018

“We’re all driven by too much selfish ambition, but none of us has nearly enough godly ambition.  You can’t have too much ambition when it comes to the things of God.”- Mark Batterson “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.”- Philippians 2:3 (NIV) As Mark Batterson […]


Slammed doors

By Dave Henning / August 21, 2016

“Slammed doors do more than bend your nose; they keep your heart pliable, sensitive, and available to God’s leading.”-Wayne Stiles Dr. Wayne Stiles concludes Chapter 6 of Waiting on God by observing that “circumstances always change our minds about God.”  Circumstances either (a) tempt us to doubt God’s promises or (b) draw us closer to […]


The big picture

By Dave Henning / July 31, 2016

“In the end, if we really knew the big picture, we too would want what God wants for us- and in the exact way and timing he wants it to occur.”- Dr. Wayne Stiles As Wayne Stiles concludes his Introduction to Waiting on God, he notes that our pain often blinds us to the big […]

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