Author Archives: Pastor Dave

About Pastor Dave

Until my retirement 2 years ago, I pastored an independent Bible church in Northwest Montana for nearly 38 years. During that time I also helped establish a Christian school, and a Bible Camp. I am married and have children and grandchildren. The Wisdom of the Week devotional is an outgrowth of my desire to share what God is doing in my life and in our world, and to challenge you to be a part.

All That Glitters is Not Gold

   This is March 11th and we still have 16 inches of snow on the ground (and today is the first day of the high school spring sports season for tennis (with which I help), and track and softball!).  Our … Continue reading

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A God of Order

I still have a number of my college textbooks from the 1960’s.  I knew that some like my physics, chemistry, thermodynamics and math books and math tables would continue to be good reference books because the laws of math and … Continue reading

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Focusing on What We Can Control

My wife and I are currently reading Not Forgotten by Kenneth Bae. It is the true story of his imprisonment in North Korea from Nov.3, 2012 –Nov. 18, 2014. Kenneth, born in South Korea, felt led by God to be … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Adoption

We had a surprise last night when we were invited out to our Bible study hosts’ home for an evening dessert. They had just adopted a seven-week old Pomeranian puppy named “Shatzi” (German for “sweetie,” or “sweetheart”) and wanted us … Continue reading

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Serve God NOW

  It is easy to reason that we will really be available to serve our Lord after certain things happen in our life—-in other words, in the future, but we really aren’t ready right now. It may be that we … Continue reading

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Beware of Rust!

While I was working for Hyster Company in Portland, Oregon, we purchased a cute light blue 1964 Volkswagen “Bug” convertible from a co-worker who had recently transferred from a plant in Illinois.  We really enjoyed the little “Bug,” but noticed … Continue reading

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War on the Unborn

  This past weekend, approximately 500,000 women gathered in Washington D.C. for the 46th annual “Right-to-Life March” to protest the fateful decision made on Jan. 22, 1973 by the Supreme Court in the “Roe v. Wade” case that made abortion … Continue reading

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