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Good news of a great joy – need to change doors?

By Dave Henning / December 16, 2019

“When the angels announced the arrival of the Messiah, they proclaimed ‘good news of a great joy’ (Luke 2:10 RSV) not ‘bad news of a great duty.’ . . . .  Our joy level matters to God.”- Max Lucado, How Happiness Happens And the angel said to them, “Be not afraid, for behold, I bring […]

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A Christian without prayer = alive without breathing

By Dave Henning / October 21, 2019

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.”- Martin Luther “The LORD is close to all who call on him, to all who all who call upon him in truth.  He grants the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cries for help and rescues […]

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Outlive Your Life: . . . Made to Make a Difference

By Dave Henning / September 10, 2019

Outlive Your Life (Thomas Nelson, 2010) Max Lucado, who serves as Senior Minister of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, wrote Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference in 2010.  As some point, Pastor Lucado contends, you come to realize that you’re neck deep in life.  And, even though you didn’t request […]

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A masterpiece about to happen

By Dave Henning / August 19, 2019

“Marginalized and discarded?  Others may think so.  You may think so.  But God sees in you a masterpiece about to happen.”- Max Lucado, Grace “Timothy, my dear son, be strong through the grace that God gives us in Christ Jesus.  You have heard me teach things that have been confirmed by many reliable witnesses.  Now […]

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Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God

By Dave Henning / October 29, 2018

Unshakable Hope (Thomas Nelson, 2018) In August of 2018, Max Lucado published his fortieth book.  He titled the book Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God.  Max, senior pastor at Oak Hills Church (San Antonio, TX), notes that one common denominator united the heroes of the Bible.  They all built their lives […]

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Anxious for Nothing

By Dave Henning / April 9, 2018

Anxious for Nothing (Thomas Nelson, 2017) Max Lucado titles his latest book, based on Philippians 4:4-8, Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World .  Pastor Lucado opens with this chilling description of anxiety: “It’s a low-grade fear.  An edginess.  A dread.  A cold wind that won’t stop howling.”  In contrast, the apostle Paul […]

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Tinsel in a tangle

By Dave Henning / December 12, 2016

“Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.”- Anonymous “The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.”- Isaiah 9:2 (KJV) “Hope is patience with the lamp lit.”- Tertullian During my childhood years, most people in my […]

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More to Your Story

By Dave Henning / September 17, 2016

More to Your Story (Thomas Nelson, 2016) Max Lucado originally published More to Your Story: Discover Your Place in God’s Plan in 2011 under the title God’s Story, Your Story.  In his Introduction, Pastor Lucado states that the great promise of the Bible and the hope of this book center around this statement: “Your story […]

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