David's church

Crabtree Christian church
crabtree, Oregon 97335

About David
  • Education: BTh Northwest Christian College, Eugene, Oregon 1965 MA Johnson Bible college Knoxville, Tennessee 1996
  • Experience: I was born in 1940 and have been married since 1965, and in ministry since then, serving First Christian Church, (2 YEARS, YOUTH) The Dalles, Molalla Christian Church, Molalla, (4 YEARS) Eastside Christian Church, Albany, (29 YEARS), Shasta Way Christian Church, Klamath Falls, (7 YEARS). Crabtree Christian Church, Crabtree - December, 2007 to present.
  • Family: Wife: Marlene, 2 children: Keri Childers (Dean); John Nolte (Lois); 4 Grandchildren: Alisha Childers Hussey, Travis Childers; Tom Nolte, Amanda Nolte; 3 great-grandchildren: Kaydan Nolte; Everleigh Hussey; Henry Nolte
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: If you don't start, you won 't have to worry about stopping
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible; Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire by Jim Cymbala
  • Hobbies: Computers, road trips, WII Bowling, Golf, Baseball
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Nothing matters but Jesus
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I fell asleep standing up. I have apnea and had not gotten a bipap, so no restful sleep for weeks.
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    Contributed on Oct 18, 2021

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    Contributed on Sep 13, 2021

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    Contributed on Aug 29, 2021

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