Author: David Takle
Author, speaker, apprentice.

The JOY of Obedience?

Seriously? Can obedience really be joyful? Is that some kind of attitude I’m supposed to add to my dutiful submission? Most of the time the word ‘obedience’ calls up images of drudgery, have-to’s, and a lot of determination. Here’s a

When the Christian Life Seems Out of Reach

(All of the following is from Dallas Willard, The Great Omission) If your neighbor is having trouble with his automobile, you might think he just got a lemon. And you might be right. But if you found out that he

God, Tell Me a Story!

God is a wonderful story teller! Just listen to the parables of Jesus … or the beautiful poetry of the Psalms. Even Nathan’s story to David at his worst moment is wonderfully crafted. Also God’s response to Job’s distress. Stories

Amazing Conference!

Save the Date!   May 4-5, 2018 for this incredible conference in McLean, Virginia “From Pieces to Peace” An Invitation to Whole-Hearted Living   Featuring: Curt Thompson is an expert in the emerging field of interpersonal neurobiology and especially its application to Christian spiritual

Amazing View of the Cross

Ran across this incredible image of the cross in Sheila Walsh, In The Middle of the Mess. “Consider Christ’s ultimate weapon — His death on the cross. To the onlookers at Golgotha that day the cross looked like a defeat.

Orphan Christians

One of the great tragedies of the modern church is that so many Christians live like orphans. Jesus said, “I will not leave you as orphans … I will come to you … I will reveal myself to you” (Jn.14:18,21,28).

May 3-4-5 … Save the Date!

We are putting together an amazing conference that will be held in Mclean, VA! I will be joining Curt Thompson ( and Father Andrew Miller (HeartSync Ministries) for a 3 day conference on the integration of inner healing and spiritual

Upcoming Conference!

We are so excited to announce that we are going to the Life With God Conference which is coming up next May 2018 in Santa Barbara. What makes this conference so special is that they are bringing together many leaders

Why Shepherds?

I so enjoyed this meditation from last year that I wanted to share it again. ================================================= In reading the story again this year I was really captivated by all the drama that surrounded people who otherwise would have continued to

Great Message from Alan Wright

Wanted to pass along an incredible message from Alan Wright of Reynolda Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem. I think it might be one of the most inspiring talks I have ever heard in regard to the prophetic words about the coming