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.

God’s Miraculous Design for Plant Reproduction

     The answer to the proverbial question of which came first, the chicken or the egg, is definitively answered in Genesis. God created adult plants and animals with the ability to reproduce. On the third day, “God said, ‘Let the … Continue reading

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In Memory

  President Harry Truman was once asked to speak at a fund-raising project to help the children of a White House guard who was slain in the line of duty. With great emotion he said, “You can’t imagine just how … Continue reading

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Uniformitarianism Versus Catastrophism

      Forty years ago, May 18, 1980, we were attending the Sunday evening service at Faith Bible Church in Libby, Montana. (Yes, back in the day, churches did have Sunday evening services!)  This time of year in Montana it doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Joy of Learning

  From 1979 to 1983, we had a Christian school at Three Lakes Community Bible Church where I pastored.  Each Wednesday was chapel day and I was responsible for the Bible lesson. We went through the Character Sketches series from … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry

Over my years as a pastor, I have had the opportunity to minister to several fellow believers who made some bad choices and ended up being arrested and imprisoned. In one case, I had a weekly Bible study with one … Continue reading

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Nature’s (God’s) Purifier

     For those of us who have the privilege of drying your clothes outside on a clothesline (in the spring, summer and early fall), we get to enjoy that “fresh smell” of nature’s “purifier,” ozone.”  If you have gone outside … Continue reading

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The Sin Virus (Part II)

There is much controversy as to the actual origin of this current Covid-19 corona virus pandemic that has the world in its grip at this time.  But, finding someone to blame for how it started—or how it has been handled—doesn’t … Continue reading

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