Author: David Takle
Author, speaker, apprentice.

Whose I Am

One of the most persistent problems that keep Christians from experiencing the abundant life is that of a distorted sense of identity. If we do not know who we are in Christ, then it is highly unlikely that we will

Posted in Formational Theology

Excerpt from Transformation by Design

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 1, An Invitation to Transformation. By the time I was nineteen I knew something was terribly wrong, not only in my own personal life, but in the way I had been led to

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Trust Me

“Let not your heart be troubled … Believe God … Believe Me” (Jn.14:1 par). Jesus was preparing His disciples for their greatest trial up to that moment. Within a few hours they would watch their Messiah brutally killed before their

Posted in Meditations

Introducing a New Book!

I’m so glad to say that we have a new book out, Transformation by Design! My hope for this book is to accomplish several goals: To map out the big picture of transformation: What causes transformation. How we are involved.

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Trust Me

“Let not your heart be troubled. Trust Me. Trust God.” (Jn.14:1) I recently discovered a part of my heart that wasn’t very trusting. In fact, quite the opposite. That part of me was convinced that nothing good could come of

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A Testimony of Grace

I just want to pass along a story that was posted on the website for Healing Center International about a person whose life has been transformed by engaging with God for healing. The story speaks for itself, so I will

Posted in Formational Theology, Hearing God

Hidden Treasure

Here is a great excerpt from Dallas Willard’s Renewing the Christian Mind: The kingdom of heaven is like where something of extreme value is concealed in a field. Someone discovers it, and quickly covers it up again. Overflowing with joyous

Posted in Formational Theology, Meditations

Not Just Washing Feet

When Jesus washed the feet of His disciples at the Last Supper, He wasn’t just filling in for some servant who forgot to come that night. He was teaching them some important lessons that He wanted them to know experientially

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Savior

Sometimes we hear the word “savior” so much that its meaning and force become diminished or lost to us. It sounds like a synonym for “Jesus” and we forget how much we needed to be rescued. Our popular movies and

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The Salt-Free Gospel

You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, it will become tasteless and no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. (Mt.5:13 PAR) Sadly, much of the Church today

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