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Chase the Lion

By Dave Henning / October 28, 2016

Chase the Lion (Multnomah Books, 2016) Mark Batterson, head pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC, recently published Chase the Lion: If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It’s Too Small.  Mark’s latest book serves as a sequel to In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day.  When one encounters a five-hundred-pound lion, […]


Cure for the fear of failure

By Dave Henning / October 18, 2016

“The cure for the fear of failure is failure in small enough doses that we build up an immunity to it.”- Mark Batterson “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.”- 1 John 4:18 Mark Batterson concludes Chapter 12 of Chase the Lion by offering his definition of faith: half of […]


Lion chasers step up

By Dave Henning / October 15, 2016

“But when others give up, lion chasers step up.”- Mark Batterson “Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the Lord your God.”- Leviticus 20:7 Mark Batterson begins Chapter 10 (“The Lion’s Den”) of Chase the Lion by observing that we celebrate Benaiah because he came out of the lion’s den alive.  However, while that’s […]


Run to the roar

By Dave Henning / September 29, 2016

“Run to the roar.  Set God-sized goals.  Pursue God-given passions.  Go after a dream  . . . destined to fail without divine intervention.”- excerpt from “The Lion-Chaser’s Manifesto,” Mark Batterson Mark Batterson wrote Chase the Lion as a sequel to his firstborn book, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day.  In Chapter 1 […]

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