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Excess rules and regulations

By Dave Henning / May 19, 2019

“A significant issue that Jesus addresses is their (the Scribes and Pharisees) practice of loading people up with excess rules and regulations. . . .  Religion does that.  It crushes people under the weight of trying hard enough to be good enough, and it does nothing to ease the burden.”- Kyle Idleman “They crush people […]


A little space . . . to bear the beams of love

By Dave Henning / December 30, 2017

“We are put on earth a little space that we may learn to bear the beams of love.”- William Blake, “The Little Black Boy” In Chapter 13 (“Who Will Cry At Your Funeral? The Point of Intimacy”) of I’d Like You More . . . , John Ortberg cites Patrick Morley.  At one point in […]

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