One More Class for the Books

Written on January 4, 2016 – 10:51 am | by dave |

Hello readers and Happy New Year to you all! I have just now gotten my head above water long enough to blog about anything. As of about a week ago, I just completed my second term teaching at Liberty University. I must be doing something right, because my team told me that I have been […]

10 Years Later – An Answered Prayer

Written on July 29, 2014 – 2:42 pm | by dave |

July 23, 2014 at 10:53AM, God answered a prayer that my wife and I have been praying about for over 10 years. On July 23, 2014 at 10:53, my biological daughter was born. Two minutes later, my biological son was born. This may not seem like much to some people but to our family, it […]

Church on Pointe

Written on December 12, 2013 – 11:28 am | by dave |

I realized that I have not provided any updates as to what is happening with me after I left my old home church of Northwest Baptist Church. After an extensive search of churches, reviewing their beliefs and listening to sermons by the respective pastors, my family and I have opted to move to CrossPointe Community […]

Learning to answer the Spirit

Written on July 31, 2013 – 2:27 pm | by dave |

On Sunday night, I made a very major decision that I would not have imagined I would ever make. I turned in a resignation for my position as the lead teacher for the 3 Year Old Class at my home church. I have been teaching in the Children’s Ministry for almost 5 years (subtracting a […]

Gods words, not mine

Written on July 25, 2013 – 1:39 pm | by dave |

As a pastor a few years ago, I remember what it felt like when God would take my words and speak for me. It was amazing to hear words that only God could put in my mouth and to see their impact. But now it has been a long time since I felt that feeling […]

Courageous

Written on October 10, 2011 – 10:26 am | by dave |

It’s been some time since I posted here, been very busy with things not related to spiritual growth and that’s been part of the problem. I am going through my MS in Cybersecurity from University of Maryland, University College (UMUC) which is pretty demanding. I have always liked the field of cyber security but it […]

A Few Funny Moments in ESL

Written on June 23, 2011 – 9:36 am | by dave |

It has been a considerable amount of time since I have posted anything here. To be honest, the only reason is that I have simply been too busy to post to many places and I have not really had a lot of changes occurring on the ministry front. I am still available to consider ministry […]

Changing Angles

Written on April 18, 2011 – 11:26 am | by dave |

After submitting my resume, providing many different references, and weeks of waiting. I have been declined the Youth Ministry position I was seeking at a local church. I have to admit that I am both relieved and saddened. I am relieved because I have found a great deal of joy in teaching ESL with NWBC […]

A Great Analogy for Christian Life…

Written on March 9, 2011 – 12:46 pm | by dave |

I am in the process of finishing out the last few pages of Brennan Manning’s wonderful book “The Ragamuffin Gospel” and I came across a story that seemed very familiar to me. After thinking back, I have seen it in two other books that I have read recently but this time it really spoke to […]

Open to Options again

Written on February 16, 2011 – 1:02 pm | by dave |

It has been over a year since I started at Agape Baptist church and I have been cooling my heels and regrouping myself spiritually. However, on Valentine’s Day this week, I went back to that church to attend the wedding of two of my former students. One of those students is the one who told […]