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Stuck in our hurt vs. renewed in our hearts

By Dave Henning / March 16, 2019

“God is who He says He is, and He will do what He says He will do.  But to partner with Him in His work of transformation in our lives, we must seek Him with all our hearts.  It’s our choice whether we stay stuck in our hurt or get renewed in our hearts.”- Lysa […]


The anger that pollutes our hearts

By Dave Henning / February 13, 2019

” . . . when a person discovers he has heart disease, his overriding concern isn’t how he got it, where it came from, or whose fault it is that he has it.  His number one concern is, ‘How do I fix it?’  We should be driven by a similar concern when it comes to […]


Life gets channeled through our hearts

By Dave Henning / January 25, 2019

“Everything we experience is processed through our hearts, the good and the bad.  Life comes at us from all directions, but it all gets channeled through our hearts.”- Andy Stanley In Chapter 4 (“Heart Damage”) of Enemies of the Heart, Andy Stanley observes that all the good and bad of life gets channeled through our […]


When our hearts are screaming

By Dave Henning / July 2, 2018

“When our hearts are screaming and we try everything we can to get them to shut up, eventually giving up and avoiding the annoyance altogether, we never find our why they’re crying in the first place. . . .  just like a baby only cries when there is pain or a substantial need, the heart […]


Hearts that grow in God – unshakable

By Dave Henning / October 26, 2017

“Hearts that grow in God, that reach for Him and receive His reaching back, become profoundly great.  Unshakable, even.”- Sara Hagerty (emphasis author’s) “Whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be your servant must be your slave.”- Matthew 20:26-27 (ESV) In Chapter 4 (“Love Poured Out: Leaning into Our […]


The danger of ignoring our hearts

By Dave Henning / June 3, 2017

“God knows the danger of ignoring our hearts, and so he reawakens desire.”- John Eldredge As John Eldredge continues the Spring section of Walking with God, he notes our unmet longings keep presenting themselves in one way or another.  However, John finds, from time to time God comes and actually stirs our longings and desires.  […]


Just keep walking

By Dave Henning / January 28, 2017

“Just keep walking.  Allow your soul to be directed and guided by God.  He is faithful, and he will work in you and on you for the rest of your life.”- Judah Smith “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”- Revelation 22:13 Judah Smith concludes […]


Big Hurts- Bigger God

By Dave Henning / April 5, 2015

“See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.”- Hebrews 12:15 As Sara Horn concludes Chapter 3 of How Can I Possibly Forgive?, she notes that Abraham had a heart change in his relationship with Lot.  Previously, when […]

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