All posts in " holy ground "

A vast concert hall – the world

By Dave Henning / August 23, 2022

“Anywhere — and, it follows, nowhere — can be a place.  As long as we are there, to think and talk, to listen and respond.  The world . . . is a vast concert hall.  What sound there is . . . the sound of one human after another issuing the daily plea: to be […]


Wonders and uncommercial goods

By Dave Henning / August 18, 2022

“The ‘wonders and uncommercial goods’ all around us cannot be purchased; no, they can only be enjoyed.  And the mysteries that we behold around us have a way of metabolizing within us and manifesting outside of us in a kind of reverent holiness.”- Daniel Grothe (emphasis Daniel’s) “Attention is the beginning of devotion.”- Mary Oliver, […]


Thin places – heaven and earth seem to touch

By Dave Henning / September 17, 2020

“The Celtic Christians referred to these kings of moments — where heaven and earth seem to touch — as thin places.  Natural and supernatural worlds collide.  Creation meets Creator.  Sin meets grace.  Routine meets the Wild Goose.”- Mark Batterson “When the LORD saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from […]


Finding Favor: God’s Blessings Beyond Health,Wealth, and Happiness

By Dave Henning / June 25, 2018

Finding Favor (IVP Books, 2018) Brian Jones, founding senior pastor of Christ’s Church of the Valley, titles his latest book Finding Favor: God’s Blessings Beyond Health, Wealth, and Happiness.  In his Introduction, Pastor Jones asserts his belief that “God in his favor wants to do something in every area of your life.”  But the question […]


My seasons change, You stay the same

By Dave Henning / June 18, 2018

Each step I take/ You make a way/ And I will give you all my praise./ My seasons change, You stay the same./ You’re the God of all my days.”- God of All My Days, Casting Crowns “All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and […]

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