Teaching My First Class Soon!

Written on June 17, 2015 – 3:15 pm | by dave |

Hello! It has been a very long time since I have posted anything. Basically, the last two weeks of work at my old employer went by very quickly and then I was dumped headlong into my exciting new career with OU. I have been at work for about 3 months now and am already doing […]

God Brings New and Good Things

Written on February 24, 2015 – 11:24 am | by dave |

I am pleased to report that after a year of waiting, praying, seeking and hoping, God has finally brought a new change that I feel will be an amazing change. I have been working with my current employer for almost two years. They were the best company to scoop me up when Chesapeake released me […]

Professor Dave at Last!

Written on January 27, 2015 – 4:12 pm | by dave |

It was easily the longest possible wait that I have ever experienced in any career move, but as of Jan. 13, 2015, I am officially an Adjunct Instructor, Cybersecurity at Liberty University Online (LUO). From the first day that I taught a summer program in IT to middle schoolers back in 2002, to the decision […]

A New Spiritual Challenge

Written on August 25, 2014 – 11:10 am | by dave |

It appears as though I am on the verge of yet another spiritual growth challenge. As anyone who has read my blog much would know, I once attended Liberty University as I attempted to get my Master of Divinity. I ultimately did not complete this degree because the cost of the degree would never pay […]

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 […]

God’s Not Dead, The Movie is Doing Something Right

Written on April 6, 2014 – 12:03 am | by dave |

I recently got the opportunity to have a rare date night with my wife and we chose to watch “God’s Not Dead” and I am glad we did. I am not going to spend a long amount of time discussing the movie because there are plenty of sites that offer reviews. What I can tell […]

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 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 […]