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    Believing against all odds

    By Dave Henning / December 8, 2016

    “By believing against all odds and loving against all odds, that is how we are to let Jesus show in the world and to transform the world.”- Frederick Buechner “Give our Lord the benefit of believing that His hand is leading you, and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.”- Pierre Teilhard […]

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      Pick up your cross

      By Dave Henning / December 6, 2016

      “Pick up your cross.  It’s the only way you or anyone else can know a resurrection.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp complete Chapter 10 of The Broken Way by stating that suffering’s present around every corner.  Furthermore, suffering lurks in every act of love.  As a result, in order to bear love out into the world, […]

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        Our daily liturgies

        By Dave Henning / December 3, 2016

        “Our loves are formed by our daily liturgies.”- Ann Voskamp “To love at all is to be vulnerable.  Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken.”- C. S. Lewis In Chapter 8 (“Why Love is Worth Breaking Your Heart”) of The Broken Way, Ann Voskamp provides the sole way to rise to […]

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          Die in the diminutive

          By Dave Henning / December 2, 2016

          “Real love dares you to the really dangerous: die in the diminutive.”- Ann Voskamp “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.  and we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.”- 1 John 3:16 (NIV) As Ann Voskamp concludes Chapter 7 of The […]

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            Real love is a roof

            By Dave Henning / December 1, 2016

            “Real love is a roof. . . . If I can learn to receive, can I become love that breaks itself open, that pours itself out, and that becomes a roof over another?”- Ann Voskamp “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”- 1 Corinthians 13:7 Ann Voskamp continues Chapter […]

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              Letting yourself be loved

              By Dave Henning / November 30, 2016

              “Letting yourself be loved is an act of terrifying vulnerability and surrender.” – Ann Voskamp In Chapter 7 (“Love Is a Roof for All Our Brokenness”) of The Broken Way, Ann asks why we find it so hard to receive love.  It seems easier to pour out love to others than accept love poured out […]

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                Waiting room theology

                By Dave Henning / November 28, 2016

                “Look, the whole lot of us are done with waiting room theology.  We are done waiting for some elusive future moment to say life is good enough. . . . some big, exciting enough experience to finally think we’ve arrived at the abundance of being and living enough.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp continues Chapter 6 […]

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                  A cascade of grace

                  By Dave Henning / November 25, 2016

                  “And these acts of kindness, gifts of grace, they start a cascade of grace to fill a multitude of canyons in a hurting world.”- Ann Voskamp “Give away your life; you’ll find life given back, but not merely given back — given back with bonus and blessing.  Giving, not getting, is the way.”- John 6:38 […]

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                    Talk to your problems about God

                    By Dave Henning / October 16, 2016

                    It’s okay to talk to God about your problems, but at some point you need to talk to your problems about God.”- Mark Batterson In Chapter 11 (“Fight Club”) of Chase the Lion, Pastor Mark Batterson stresses that there comes a moment in every dream journey when you must fight for what you believe in.  […]

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                      Intercessory prayer

                      By Dave Henning / September 24, 2016

                      “Intercessory prayer . . . acknowledges our inability and God’s ability.  We come with empty hands but high hopes.”- Max Lucado Max Lucado begins Chapter 7 (“They Need Help”) of Before Amen with a three-part question.  What can you do when: the challenge is greater than you are? the hurt is palpable? you feel helpless […]

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                        All things work together for good

                        By Dave Henning / September 16, 2016

                        “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”- Romans 8:28 Max Lucado begins Chapter 9 (“All Things Work for Good”) of More to Your Story by observing that we’ve all asked questions about how adversity plays a part in […]

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                          The black hole of hopelessness

                          By Dave Henning / September 2, 2016

                          “When we focus on the here and now- and especially on all the pain life has handed us- the black hole of hopelessness sucks us in and surrounds us.”- Wayne Stiles In Chapter 10 (“The Hope of Dying with Unfulfilled Dreams”) of Waiting on God, Dr. Wayne Stiles writes that after a series of stabbing […]

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                            Believing against all odds

                            By Dave Henning / December 8, 2016

                            “By believing against all odds and loving against all odds, that is how we are to let Jesus show in the world and to transform the world.”- Frederick Buechner “Give our Lord the benefit of believing that His hand is leading you, and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.”- Pierre Teilhard […]

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                              Pick up your cross

                              By Dave Henning / December 6, 2016

                              “Pick up your cross.  It’s the only way you or anyone else can know a resurrection.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp complete Chapter 10 of The Broken Way by stating that suffering’s present around every corner.  Furthermore, suffering lurks in every act of love.  As a result, in order to bear love out into the world, […]

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                                Our daily liturgies

                                By Dave Henning / December 3, 2016

                                “Our loves are formed by our daily liturgies.”- Ann Voskamp “To love at all is to be vulnerable.  Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken.”- C. S. Lewis In Chapter 8 (“Why Love is Worth Breaking Your Heart”) of The Broken Way, Ann Voskamp provides the sole way to rise to […]

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                                  Die in the diminutive

                                  By Dave Henning / December 2, 2016

                                  “Real love dares you to the really dangerous: die in the diminutive.”- Ann Voskamp “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.  and we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.”- 1 John 3:16 (NIV) As Ann Voskamp concludes Chapter 7 of The […]

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                                    Real love is a roof

                                    By Dave Henning / December 1, 2016

                                    “Real love is a roof. . . . If I can learn to receive, can I become love that breaks itself open, that pours itself out, and that becomes a roof over another?”- Ann Voskamp “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”- 1 Corinthians 13:7 Ann Voskamp continues Chapter […]

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                                      Letting yourself be loved

                                      By Dave Henning / November 30, 2016

                                      “Letting yourself be loved is an act of terrifying vulnerability and surrender.” – Ann Voskamp In Chapter 7 (“Love Is a Roof for All Our Brokenness”) of The Broken Way, Ann asks why we find it so hard to receive love.  It seems easier to pour out love to others than accept love poured out […]

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                                        Waiting room theology

                                        By Dave Henning / November 28, 2016

                                        “Look, the whole lot of us are done with waiting room theology.  We are done waiting for some elusive future moment to say life is good enough. . . . some big, exciting enough experience to finally think we’ve arrived at the abundance of being and living enough.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp continues Chapter 6 […]

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                                          A cascade of grace

                                          By Dave Henning / November 25, 2016

                                          “And these acts of kindness, gifts of grace, they start a cascade of grace to fill a multitude of canyons in a hurting world.”- Ann Voskamp “Give away your life; you’ll find life given back, but not merely given back — given back with bonus and blessing.  Giving, not getting, is the way.”- John 6:38 […]

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                                            Talk to your problems about God

                                            By Dave Henning / October 16, 2016

                                            It’s okay to talk to God about your problems, but at some point you need to talk to your problems about God.”- Mark Batterson In Chapter 11 (“Fight Club”) of Chase the Lion, Pastor Mark Batterson stresses that there comes a moment in every dream journey when you must fight for what you believe in.  […]

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                                              Intercessory prayer

                                              By Dave Henning / September 24, 2016

                                              “Intercessory prayer . . . acknowledges our inability and God’s ability.  We come with empty hands but high hopes.”- Max Lucado Max Lucado begins Chapter 7 (“They Need Help”) of Before Amen with a three-part question.  What can you do when: the challenge is greater than you are? the hurt is palpable? you feel helpless […]

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                                                All things work together for good

                                                By Dave Henning / September 16, 2016

                                                “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”- Romans 8:28 Max Lucado begins Chapter 9 (“All Things Work for Good”) of More to Your Story by observing that we’ve all asked questions about how adversity plays a part in […]

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                                                  The black hole of hopelessness

                                                  By Dave Henning / September 2, 2016

                                                  “When we focus on the here and now- and especially on all the pain life has handed us- the black hole of hopelessness sucks us in and surrounds us.”- Wayne Stiles In Chapter 10 (“The Hope of Dying with Unfulfilled Dreams”) of Waiting on God, Dr. Wayne Stiles writes that after a series of stabbing […]

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