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.

Autumn Amazement

We made a quick trip to Oregon on the train last week to help our daughter on some work projects since her husband has to be gone with his job for awhile. The main job involved sheetrocking, taping and mudding … Continue reading

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Only God Can Make a Tree

    The middle of October is one of my very favorite times of year. The heat of summer has subsided as the days grow shorter and the angle of the sun changes to bring about the fall season with its … Continue reading

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Footless Fliers

While on our recent trip to Oregon to spend time with family, we had the rare privilege of witnessing the spectacular phenomenon of thousands of Chimney Swifts preparing for their long migration flight back to South America for the winter.  … Continue reading

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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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