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    The blame game

    By Dave Henning / November 12, 2014

    “For this my son was dead, and is alive again, he was lost, and is found.”  And they began to celebrate.  Now his older brother was in the field . . .- Luke 15:24-25 In Chapter 13 (“Lost in the Father’s House- The Final AHA”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman reminds us that the Parable of the […]

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      Here and now

      By Dave Henning / November 10, 2014

      “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow . . . have lighted fools/ The way to dusty death.”- William Shakespeare, Macbeth Zaccheus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord!  Here and now I give half my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times […]

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        Lights! Camera! Inaction!

        By Dave Henning / November 5, 2014

        Kyle Idleman continues Chapter 9 of AHA by stating that when convicted hearts don’t lead to changed lives due to inaction, there are some consistent side effects.  Pastor Idleman presents and discusses three such side effects.  These side effects also can serve as symptoms or warnings that we need to take action. 1.  An underlying […]

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          Nothing but the truth

          By Dave Henning / November 2, 2014

          “A fast was proclaimed, and all of them, from the greatest to the least, put on sackcloth.”- Jonah 3:5 As Kyle Idleman concludes Chapter 8 of AHA, he states that when Jonah confronted the people of Nineveh with nothing but the truth, they responded with brutal honesty.  Everyone in Nineveh, a great Assyrian city of […]

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            Minimization

            By Dave Henning / October 31, 2014

            “Sin will always take you farther than you want to go. Sin will always cost you more than you want to pay. Sin will always keep you longer than you want to stay.”- Old saying In Chapter 8 “Minimize- It’s Not That Big of a Deal”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman states that minimization takes denial […]

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              The pigpen of projection

              By Dave Henning / October 30, 2014

              Kyle Idleman begins Chapter 7 (“Projection- It’s Not My Fault, So It’s Not My Responsibility”) of AHA with the statement that our society has mastered the art of blaming others for our foolish choices.  Hence these actual product warnings: 1.  “Caution: Coffee May Be Hot” 2.  “Warning: Remove infant before folding stroller for storage.” 3.  Warning on […]

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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 […]

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                  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 […]

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                    Flip the switch

                    By Dave Henning / October 24, 2014

                    But his (Naaman’s) servants came near and said to him, “My father, it is a great word the prophet (Elisha) has spoken to you; will you not do it?  Has he actually said to you, ‘Wash and be clean?’ “- 2 Kings 4:23 As Kyle Idleman concludes Chapter 4 of AHA, he tells the story […]

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                      The sound of sheer silence

                      By Dave Henning / October 23, 2014

                      “And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire.  And after the fire the sound of a low whisper.”- 1 Kings 19:12 “Be still and know that I am God.”- Psalm 46:10 In Chapter 4 (“A Startling Realization”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman recalls that in the mid- 90s a certain […]

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                        Desperation reveals dependence

                        By Dave Henning / October 22, 2014

                        But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep.  So the captain came and said to him, “What do you mean, you sleeper?  Arise, call out to your god!  Perhaps the god will give a thought to us, that we may not perish.”- Jonah […]

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                          Just be held

                          By Dave Henning / October 21, 2014

                          “He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather he lambs in his arms, he will carry them in his bosom.”- Isaiah 40:11 “Christianity is not about religion.  It’s about faith, about being held, about being forgiven.  It’s about finding joy and finding home.”- Bear Grylls My wife Vicki’s ninety-five year old aunt, […]

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                            The blame game

                            By Dave Henning / November 12, 2014

                            “For this my son was dead, and is alive again, he was lost, and is found.”  And they began to celebrate.  Now his older brother was in the field . . .- Luke 15:24-25 In Chapter 13 (“Lost in the Father’s House- The Final AHA”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman reminds us that the Parable of the […]

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                              Here and now

                              By Dave Henning / November 10, 2014

                              “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow . . . have lighted fools/ The way to dusty death.”- William Shakespeare, Macbeth Zaccheus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord!  Here and now I give half my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times […]

                              Share

                                Lights! Camera! Inaction!

                                By Dave Henning / November 5, 2014

                                Kyle Idleman continues Chapter 9 of AHA by stating that when convicted hearts don’t lead to changed lives due to inaction, there are some consistent side effects.  Pastor Idleman presents and discusses three such side effects.  These side effects also can serve as symptoms or warnings that we need to take action. 1.  An underlying […]

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                                  Nothing but the truth

                                  By Dave Henning / November 2, 2014

                                  “A fast was proclaimed, and all of them, from the greatest to the least, put on sackcloth.”- Jonah 3:5 As Kyle Idleman concludes Chapter 8 of AHA, he states that when Jonah confronted the people of Nineveh with nothing but the truth, they responded with brutal honesty.  Everyone in Nineveh, a great Assyrian city of […]

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                                    Minimization

                                    By Dave Henning / October 31, 2014

                                    “Sin will always take you farther than you want to go. Sin will always cost you more than you want to pay. Sin will always keep you longer than you want to stay.”- Old saying In Chapter 8 “Minimize- It’s Not That Big of a Deal”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman states that minimization takes denial […]

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                                      The pigpen of projection

                                      By Dave Henning / October 30, 2014

                                      Kyle Idleman begins Chapter 7 (“Projection- It’s Not My Fault, So It’s Not My Responsibility”) of AHA with the statement that our society has mastered the art of blaming others for our foolish choices.  Hence these actual product warnings: 1.  “Caution: Coffee May Be Hot” 2.  “Warning: Remove infant before folding stroller for storage.” 3.  Warning on […]

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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 […]

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                                          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 […]

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                                            Flip the switch

                                            By Dave Henning / October 24, 2014

                                            But his (Naaman’s) servants came near and said to him, “My father, it is a great word the prophet (Elisha) has spoken to you; will you not do it?  Has he actually said to you, ‘Wash and be clean?’ “- 2 Kings 4:23 As Kyle Idleman concludes Chapter 4 of AHA, he tells the story […]

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                                              The sound of sheer silence

                                              By Dave Henning / October 23, 2014

                                              “And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire.  And after the fire the sound of a low whisper.”- 1 Kings 19:12 “Be still and know that I am God.”- Psalm 46:10 In Chapter 4 (“A Startling Realization”) of AHA, Kyle Idleman recalls that in the mid- 90s a certain […]

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                                                Desperation reveals dependence

                                                By Dave Henning / October 22, 2014

                                                But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep.  So the captain came and said to him, “What do you mean, you sleeper?  Arise, call out to your god!  Perhaps the god will give a thought to us, that we may not perish.”- Jonah […]

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                                                  Just be held

                                                  By Dave Henning / October 21, 2014

                                                  “He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather he lambs in his arms, he will carry them in his bosom.”- Isaiah 40:11 “Christianity is not about religion.  It’s about faith, about being held, about being forgiven.  It’s about finding joy and finding home.”- Bear Grylls My wife Vicki’s ninety-five year old aunt, […]

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