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Words that will feed souls – not more information

By Dave Henning / August 6, 2018

“Bodies are fed by protein and carbs; souls are fed by words.  What people need from us the most is not more information.  They just need words that will feed their souls.”- John Ortberg “Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has […]


The visible condition of our souls

By Dave Henning / July 19, 2018

“I wonder, when I read the book (The Picture of Dorian Gray), how we might live differently if the condition of our souls were as visible as the condition of our bodies.”- John Ortberg “Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known.  But we […]


Grace restores life to our souls

By Dave Henning / March 18, 2018

“Guilt sucks the life out of our souls.  Grace restores it.  The apostle Paul clung to this grace.  To the same degree that he believed in God’s sovereignty, he relied on God’s mercy.”- Max Lucado Today, as found in Chapter 3 of Anxious for Nothing, Max Lucado discusses the final five ways we deal with our […]


Refollowing Jesus every day

By Dave Henning / September 14, 2017

“This is how I like to think about discipleship, then — not just following Jesus, but refollowing Jesus every day.  We go off track so easily (emphasis author’s).”- Jared C. Wilson Jared Wilson concludes Chapter 1 of The Imperfect Disciple as he notes we all “need tuning up in the gospel every day.”  Thus, Jared […]


Realign yourself with Christ

By Dave Henning / May 31, 2017

“To come to Christ and realign yourself with him at the end of your day when you are utterly spent and don’t want to pray has a deeply sanctifying effect.”- John Eldredge In the Winter section of Walking with God, John Eldredge discusses the importance of bedtime prayers.  Specifically, John presents four aspects of bedtime […]


Keeping heaven on our minds

By Dave Henning / January 29, 2017

“Keeping heaven on our minds is healthy for our souls.”- Pastor Judah Smith “Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.  For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.”- Colossians 3:2-3 In Chapter 10 (“Heaven”) of How’s Your Soul?, Judah Smith states that […]


God – the master architect

By Dave Henning / January 11, 2017

“God is the master architect of the complicated, confusing, and even contradictory constructs that we call our souls.”- Judah Smith Pastor Judah Smith concludes Chapter 3 of How’s Your Soul? by noting that perhaps our souls surprise us- but they don’t surprise God.  The up-and-down tendencies of our hearts fail to shock or scandalize Him. […]

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