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.

Not Forgotten (Part III)

  It’s easy for us to feel like God has forgotten us or doesn’t hear our prayers or maybe is unaware of our difficult situation. Maybe you believe God called you to a particular place or ministry/vocation yet you don’t … Continue reading

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A Christian Work Ethic

  I had shoulder surgery July 3rd so have been a “bit” hampered this summer, not only in playing tennis and giving tennis lessons as I normally do, but also in all our other many work projects between our garden, … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten (Part II)

In the early 20th century, Christian missionaries saw much spiritual fruit in the city of Pyongyang, now capital of North Korea. It was the biggest stronghold of Christianity in Korea, and the city became the hub of the mission activity … Continue reading

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A Foretaste of Heaven

Yesterday afternoon we attended a “Celebration of Life” for Jerry Davis, a long-time member of Three Lakes Community Bible Church where I pastored from 1974-2011.  Jerry and his wife, Sherry, were a tremendous blessing to our assembly and a great … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten (Part I)

I’m sure each of us has at sometime been forgotten by a friend or loved one or fellow worker or…(and the list goes on).  Maybe someone made a promise they never kept and left you discouraged and possibly angry. Have … Continue reading

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You and the Local Church

Our son Grant and family were here for a week and then our daughter-in-law, Arika, and granddaughter, Lacey, returned to Oregon on the train so Lacey could attend Bible camp last week. Grant and our grandson, Luke, stayed until this … Continue reading

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The Amazing Tartigrades

  I had the privilege yesterday to speak at our home church, Faith Bible. It was church campout weekend on the nearby Koocanusa Reservoir, and the pastor went with the campers to speak on Sunday. I spoke to the small … Continue reading

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