All posts in " Kyle Idleman "

When Your Way Isn’t Working

By Dave Henning / October 15, 2023

When Your Way Isn’t Working Zondervan published Kyle Idleman’s latest book, When Your Way Isn’t Working: Finding Purpose through Deep Connection with Jesus, in 2023.  Currently, Kyle serves as senior pastor of Southwest Christian Church in Louisville, KY.  First, Pastor Idleman stresses, when you struggle with the fact that you’re struggling, that makes your struggle […]


Struggling with struggling

By Dave Henning / September 11, 2023

“I was struggling with the fact that I was struggling, which made my struggling more of a struggle.  The people around me had to see it because they weren’t hearing it from me.”- Kyle Idleman “Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, ‘children of God without fault in […]


A more profound Alleluia!

By Dave Henning / August 14, 2023

“How often, making music, we have found / A new dimension in the world of sound. / As worship moved us to a more profound Alleluia!.”- Lutheran Service Book 796, verse 2 “Let Christ’s teaching live in your hearts, making you rich in true wisdom.  Teach and help one another along the right road with […]


One At a Time: The Unexpected Way . . .

By Dave Henning / May 9, 2022

One At a Time: The Unexpected Way . . . (BakerBooks, 2022) Kyle Idleman’s latest book is One At a Time: The Unexpected Way God Wants to Use You to Change the World.  Kyle currently serves Southeastern Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, as lead pastor.  Because Jesus wants to use us to make a difference […]


Zoom lens – how Jesus did life

By Dave Henning / April 10, 2022

“Jesus did life with a zoom lens.  When someone stood in front of him, time stopped.  Everything else in life . . . seemed to blur and disappear.  The only thing that mattered was the person standing in front of him.  Jesus changed the world one person at a time.”- Kyle Idleman In the Introduction […]


The test of compassion is in the ‘and’

By Dave Henning / March 14, 2022

“Jesus’s life makes it clear that compassion isn’t just an emotion.  It’s more than just feeling sorry for someone.  Jesus shows us that compassion is a strong emotion that elicits a physical response.  The test of compassion is in the and.”- Kyle Idleman, One At a Time “When [Jesus] saw the crowds, he had compassion […]


Don’t Give Up

By Dave Henning / June 11, 2019

Don’t Give Up (Baker Books 2019) Kyle Idleman, senior pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY, recently penned Don’t Give Up: Faith That Gives You the Confidence to Keep Believing and the Courage to Keep Going.  Pastor Idleman bases the message of his book on Hebrews 10-12.  Regardless of your life story, you need […]


Challenges and obstacles in life

By Dave Henning / May 13, 2019

“It’s easy to look at the things of this world to solve our challenges and obstacles in life, but when we submit our lives to Christ, His grace, mercy, peace, and love will bring true fulfillment to our lives.”- Bethany Hamilton, professional surfer who ultimately returned to competition following 2003 shark attack in which she […]


The End of Me

By Dave Henning / December 21, 2015

The End of Me (David C. Cook, 2015) The End of Me: Where Real Life in the Upside-Down Ways of Jesus Begins is the most recent book by Kyle Idleman, teaching pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.  In the first section, Kyle focuses on four specific beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount […]

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