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An act of solidarity – confession

By Dave Henning / January 29, 2023

“To confess our sins — especially together in community — is an act of solidarity.  It’s a practice reminding us that we are all on equal footing, all in need of grace; that we have all sinned and have been sinned against; that we are in the same broken family.”- Rich Villodas “Now the whole […]


Choose your battles wisely

By Dave Henning / September 1, 2021

“Faith and fear both fight for you to believe in something you cannot see.  Choose your battles wisely.  Build your life even wiser.  Make decisions that lead to obedience.”- Nicki Koziarz “If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”- Dolly Parton In Chapter 15 (“The God We Want”), the concluding chapter […]


God loves dirt – God made dirt

By Dave Henning / December 28, 2020

“God loves dirt.  God made dirt.  After creating all other living things through the power of His Word, God knelt down into the dust, forming humanity with His own hands. . . . with human beings, God got His hands dirty.”- Rev. Jeffrey Leininger “Then the LORD God formed the man of dust from the […]


Distraction = new socially acceptable addiction

By Dave Henning / August 8, 2020

“Let’s be honest: we prefer distraction.  The more distracted we are, the less present we are to our souls’ various hurts, needs, disappointments, boredom, and fears.  It’s short-term relief with long-term consequences. . . .  it’s the new socially acceptable addiction.”- John Eldredge John Eldredge concludes Chapter 4 of Get Your Life Back as he […]

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