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.

Lessons from the Ants

  In Job’s reply to one of his supposed “comforters,” he said: “But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you; and the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you. Or speak to the earth, and let … Continue reading

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Using the Platform of Ministry That God Provides

I’m always encouraged when I hear of or see a Christian who uses success as an opportunity to give God the glory when given the chance. During the 2019 “March Madness” NCAA basketball tournament, there were numerous players who, because … Continue reading

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The Power of the Resurrection

As we hike in the mountains, one sight that always amazes me—besides the splendor of God’s creation—is a plant, bush or tree growing out of solid rock.  Knowing that it takes lots of TLC for us to get plants and … Continue reading

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The Most Unique, Most Powerful Book Ever Written

Without a doubt the most unique book ever written is actually a compilation of 66 books written by some 40 authors over a period of about 1600 years and yet has one major theme and all ties together beautifully to … Continue reading

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Just Ordinary Folks

Ever notice how God—for the most part—uses ordinary folks and then does extraordinary things through them. The Apostle Paul wrote the following in his letter to the Corinthian church: “For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise … Continue reading

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It’s Spring!

We still have some pretty big snow banks that are melting slowly, but we also have a variety of signs of spring and new life. The robins have been back for a couple weeks and are actually able to find … Continue reading

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Be A Barnabas

  There is something we need to do for each other that becomes more and more important the closer we come to the Lord’s return. What is it?  In fact, many of you reading this are badly in need of … Continue reading

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