All posts in " Martin Luther King Jr. "

A thermometer or a thermostat?

By Dave Henning / March 26, 2022

“There was a time when the church was very powerful — in the time when the early Christians rejoiced at being deemed worthy to suffer for what they believed.  In those days the church was not merely a thermometer that recorded the ideas and principles of popular opinion, it was a thermostat that transformed the […]


A stone of hope – desperate need

By Dave Henning / January 3, 2022

“Death, pandemics, injustice, social breakdown – we again desperately need a stone of hope.  And there is no greater hope possible than to believe that Jesus Christ was raised from the dead. . . .  If you grasp this great fact of history, then even if you find things going dark, this hope becomes a […]


Never lose infinite hope, but accept finite disappointment

By Dave Henning / August 18, 2017

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”- Martin Luther King Jr. “As they pass through the Valley of Baka [“trouble”], they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools.”- Psalm 84:6 In Chapter 4 (“Discovering the Joseph Calling”) of The Joseph Calling, Os Hillman notes the […]

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