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David Newman

Contributor since: Jan 2, 2008
Denomination: Seventh-day Adventist

David's church

New Hope Adventist Church

Fulton Maryland , 20759

About David Newman

Education: BA in theology from La Sierra University MA in Religion from Andrews University D.Min from McCormick Theological Seminary

Sermon or series that made a difference: 1. It’s Not My Fault -- A series on taking responsibility 2. Purpose Driven Life Series 3. Finding true happiness series

One of my favorite illustrations: Thermostat and thermometer. One acts and the other reacts

Family: Married to Phyllis for 41 years. She is American, born in San Diego. I am British, born in South Africa. We have two daughters born in Scotland.

What my parents think of my sermons: Too elderly

What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Great

Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach to people’s needs

Books that have had an impact: What’s so Amazing about Grace by Philip Yancy The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge Good to Great by Jim Collins Sacred Thirst by M Craig Barnes Deep Change by Robert Quinn Servant Leadership by Robert Greenleaf Soultsunami by Leonard Sweet

Hobbies: Reading, bird watching, and model trains

If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: No one can make you unhappy or feel hurt unless you allow the other person to hurt you

Something funny that happened while preaching: Nothing stands out

What I want on my tombstone: He lived a contented life