David is currently a Regional Account Executive with an Atlanta-based Pharmaceutical company, and a writer specializing in Christian subject matter of various types and topics. David has a BS degree in Mass Communication from Bradley University (Peoria, IL), and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis. David and his wife, Marya, are raising two boys - Theo (14) and Dylan (4) – in the Indianapolis area.
David has founded, organized, and ran several ministries over the years - ranging from a faith-based ex-offender reentry program (Amnesty Oasis Commission, Inc.), to a Christian organization designed to purchase cloths and toys for needy children in the Indianapolis area (Christian Outreach Foundation), to a 30 day spiritual transformation program (the IFA Program).
In his spare time David conducts weekly spiritual devotionals for a group of men on Saturday mornings, leads and participates in various local men’s ministries, and is busy completing his first book. David also enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his family, and engaging in various outdoor activities.
“Just who do you think you are?” If you’ve ever had those words directed towards you, then you understand that it was more of a statement than an actual question. A statement intended to put you in your place, to advise you of your comparative inferiority, and to remind you of your relative lack of power. But for Christian’s it’s even more. It’s also a statement that serves as both an indication and an opportunity….
Like most of you, I love this time of the year. I also love the music that so aptly gets me…and keeps me….in the Christmas spirit during the holidays.
We are all entering the season when we typically assess the degree to which the Lord has been blessed us throughout the concluding year. But we tend to measure God’s blessings exclusively by our increase.
Limiting our trust to only that which we can see and understand is akin to a belief that the entire universe consists only of the places we have actually physically visited during our lifetime.
Noah obeyed God’s command of building the ark; toiled through intense labor; and sustained through the relentless doubt and ridicule of friends and family, for over 100 years of perfectly sunny weather! Not a drop of rain in sight.
When we found out about Dylan’s impending surgery, my wife and I did the only thing we knew how to do – we fell to our knees and asked God to intervene. But things got progressively worse.
This article was written to support the right – no, the obligation – of all Christians to STAND! for what we believe in, without regard to the consequences associated with doing so.
Three years ago I read a book that was geared toward building better relationships with your children. The book also referenced the extreme problem we have in our society today with fatherlessness, especially in the African American community.
And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 12:24-25