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Some classes more appealing than others

By Dave Henning / September 29, 2021

“God has us in school.  He is in the process of teaching us about . . . His faithfulness, His goodness, His compassion, and His holiness.  Just like any other school, some classes are more appealing than others.  And if we are honest, Adversity 101 is not one of our favorite classes.  But it is […]


Helicopter parent – not God’s style

By Dave Henning / January 23, 2020

“God is not a helicopter parent.  Just like Joseph, Esther, David, and Daniel, we will experience personal setbacks and seasons of suffering.  The good news?  It will be for our good and God’s glory.”- Mark Batterson In Chapter 7 (“Blessings in Disguise”) of Double Blessing, Mark Batterson notes that Abraham Lincoln once described himself as […]


The antidote to secret hate – open repair

By Dave Henning / December 27, 2017

“The antidote to secret hate is open repair.”- John Ortberg “Don’t secretly hate your neighbor.  If you have something against him, get it out into the open; otherwise you are an accomplice to his guilt.”- Leviticus 19:17 (MSG) In Chapter 12 (“Houston, We Have A Problem: Intimacy Rupture and Repair”) of I’d Like You More. […]

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