All posts in " Paul "

The Man in the middle – Jesus

By Dave Henning / November 15, 2023

“[Jesus] is the Man in the middle of all our interpersonal pain in the faith family.  And every loss of an illusion and every gain of a reality is actually an opportunity to fellowship with Him, our Savior and First Love. . . .  Our true hope is not the family of God; it is […]


A primary sign of toxicity

By Dave Henning / May 7, 2023

“[Jesus] spoke the truth and respected people’s choices. . . .  controlling others is a primary sign of toxicity, not a method for ministry.  Jesus never cheapened the beauty of what he was saying by appearing desperate.  In fact, he pretty much took the opposite approach: this is what’s true; take it or leave it.  […]


Speaks first through the verse

By Dave Henning / December 25, 2022

“The Spirit . . . is more committed to leading us than we are to following him.  So relax.  If you don’t sense his guidance, ask again. . . .  He might use a nudge, a prick of the conscience, a reminder of Scripture.  The Spirit speaks first through the verse.  He may complement the […]


Disqualified to be chosen

By Dave Henning / December 13, 2015

In Chapter 7 (“Disqualified to Be Chosen”) of The End of Me, Kyle Idleman postulates that most of us want to experience serving God in some way (or serving Him anew) and probably even have some ideas how that ministry would move forward.  However, we may feel we’re disqualified to serve either due to something […]

Call Now Button