Author: Dave Hammond

The Bible Speaks to Our Hearts

I was listening to a podcast a few days ago on my way home from work on the concept behind the Hebrew word chochmah (seriously, is there anything The Bible Project guys don’t do?) and they mentioned a verse from the book of Proverbs. Here is it: 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is […]

A Christmas Gift

I have been thinking a lot about gifts lately (which make a ton of sense since Christmas is right around the corner). Trying to help our kids catch that God showed us the most amazing gift by proving just how much He really is God-with-us on the first Christmas is pretty hard during the Over-Commercialized […]

Prayer and Shoveling

This week Chelsea has the opportunity to play piano for a middle school production of Newsies.  Seriously, that girl can play! But with rehearsals all week long, I am getting the chance to spend a bit more time with my kids than usual: nap-time, picking up kids from the bus stop, encouraging homework, reading, and […]

How do we Give Thanks?

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that comes around year after year and, for some people, it is the only time of year that they spend the time to give thanks.  This is true both for some who call themselves followers of Jesus and for some who have no interest in Christianity.  The mentality that […]