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    Living in the pigpen

    By Dave Henning / October 28, 2014

    Kyle Idleman continues his discussion of denial in Chapter 6 of AHA by noting that what keeps a person in the pigpen, ala the Prodigal Son, is denial.  We keep living like everything is going to be okay.  While we may have had an awakening, we don’t have the courage to be brutally honest with […]


      Continued denial

      By Dave Henning / October 27, 2014

      In Chapter 6 (“Denial- If I Ignore It, Maybe It Will Go Away”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman references a recent news magazine show that featured a reporter, black light in hand, walking into hotel rooms to illuminate hidden germs and stains.  When the black light revealed a suspiciously large carpet stain in one such room, […]


        Turn around

        By Dave Henning / October 26, 2014

        “Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight.  Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.”- Hebrews 4:13 As Kyle Idleman concludes Chapter 5 of AHA, he expands his discussion of honesty by stating that honesty is more than a simple acknowledgement.  It’s a kind of […]


          Brutal honesty

          By Dave Henning / October 25, 2014

          When he came to his senses, he said, “How many of my father’s hired men have food to spare, and here I am starving to death!  I will go to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.  I am no longer worthy to be called your son; […]

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