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Five year plan or the lamp of God’s Word?

By Dave Henning / July 17, 2019

“I don’t have a five year plan.  God’s Word is a lamp unto my feet, not my football field.”- Jamie B. Golden, cohost of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie and The Bible Binge In Chapter 23 (“Expect to be Surprised”) of The Next Right Thing, Emily P. Freeman writes that airplane takeoffs cause both […]


Shattering the illusion of self-mastery

By Dave Henning / December 22, 2017

“Suffering, like love, shatters the illusion of self-mastery.  Recovering from suffering is not like recovering from a disease.  Many people don’t come out healed; they come out different. . . .  Instead of recoiling from the sort of loving commitments that often lead to suffering, they throw themselves more deeply into them.”- David Brooks, The […]

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