Tag Archives: King David

Contagious Optimism

There are certain characteristics that God cannot help but reward lavishly; one of them is David’s optimism. David breaks into the scene at a dark moment. Goliath the Philistine giant is spewing curses and abuses. The demonic spirits are on … Continue reading

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My Assignment

In reading the Old Testament, we find ourselves wading through list after list of job descriptions. Every Levite had an appointed task in the temple. Every craftsman had a defined assignment. When it was time to move camp, every tribe … Continue reading

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If Only

We all desire to live a life without regrets. Sometimes, I have gotten the impression that regretting anything in life is a sin, because “God works out everything for good.” Yet, to be realistic, I often do regret things I … Continue reading

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Ready for Week 2

The second week of Bible reading begins this morning. In DOVE Nairobi yesterday, Ibrahim shared on the role and power of God’s word in our lives. Very relevant. We are grateful that 87 hours have already been sponsored and ‘paid … Continue reading

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Obstacles into Opportunites

Troubles will often come in our lives. The death of our son’s Rottweiler puppy this morning was one of those disappointments. All the tender care, the medicines, the nice cozy pillow, the sleepless night of trying keep her alive – … Continue reading

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Still Waters

After being in the States for 4+ weeks and sleeping on many different beds, I was ready to get home. Two nights in planes and airport seats was not ‘fun,’ but was a necessary part of the process of our … Continue reading

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Perspectives from King David

As I write, we have around 30 subscribers to this blog. As “blogs” go, that’s not very many, but we appreciate each one of you who is reading these posts that started last month. Writing in an open and vulnerable … Continue reading

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