All posts in " Mordecai "

Meditate less on the mess

By Dave Henning / December 31, 2021

“Our tendency is to magnify our fears.  We place a magnifying glass on the diagnosis, the disease, or debt.  Stop that!  Meditate less on the mess and more on the Master.  Less on the problems and more on his power.”- Max Lucado “Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.”- […]


The peripety parade – aka plot twist

By Dave Henning / December 29, 2021

“Haman was hard-hearted and pompous.  Xerxes was out of touch and oblivious.  All the sons and daughters of Abraham had a price on their head. . . .  These forces were going to win the day.  At least so it seemed.  But then came the peripety parade. . . .  [Peripety is] a literary device […]


A certain relief and a dramatic appearance

By Dave Henning / December 23, 2021

“Does your view of God include a certain relief and a dramatic appearance?  That is no small question.  Indeed, that is the question.  The vast majority of people see no pending relief.  Their summary of life reads like a Shakespearean tragedy. . . .  For many people that’s life in a nutshell.”- Max Lucado “When […]


Mordecai moments coming your way

By Dave Henning / December 21, 2021

“Living as a person of faith in a faithless world requires courage and acts of resistance. . . .  But chances are high that you’ll be tempted to compromise your beliefs or to remain silent in the face of injustice and evil.  Mordecai moments are coming your way.”- Max Lucado “All the royal officials at […]


Treading water right now, waiting for . . . ?

By Dave Henning / August 9, 2018

“One thing is for sure.  This is your time.  Not some other situation.  Not tomorrow or yesterday.  We are often tempted to think that we are treading water right now, waiting for some other time, some more important position.  You don’t get to choose your time; your time chooses you.  You are where and who […]


God’s kingdom – the speed of a seed

By Dave Henning / March 3, 2018

“Everything happens at the speed of light.  But in God’s kingdom, things happen at the speed of a seed planted in the ground that has to take root before it can bear fruit.”- Mark Batterson As Mark Batterson continues Chapter 10 of Whisper, he stresses that we give up too easily, too quickly.  Rather than […]

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