Articles by Dave Alei
I saw a post on Facebook that was emotional, moving, and very inspirational. It included a video of a condor that was being released into the wild. The video in the post now has over 19 million views and says the bird had lived for years in a zoo. It was unclear as to why it was in the zoo, but the release back into the environment in which it had been created to live was awe-inspiring.
From World to Wilderness to Promise
Much of the emphasis in the modern church world has to do with avoiding the snares of the world, and well it should be! If we love the world, or the things of the world, we simply cannot serve Jesus.
What is Humility?
I've been thinking a lot about humility lately. God told us that He would heal our land if His people would do four things: humble themselves, pray, seek His face, and turn from our wicked ways (2 Chronicles 7:14).
Fruit That Remains
I recently heard a message by a wonderful Bible teacher, a very humble man who I respect immensely. He was teaching on the purpose for our lives, and laid his foundation with two primary principles from the Scriptures;
Some Thoughts on Prayer
I've recently been thinking a lot about prayer. As is probably true for most of us, I desire to see a miraculous, supernatural move of God that surpasses "all that we could ask or think..." (Ephesians 3:20).
Blessed With the Best?
I once ran into a guy I hadn't seen in a while, a pastor of a prison outreach in the community where I lived at the time. He is a man that I didn't know very well, but we'd met on a couple occasions and we had once shared an evening meal together at his...
To Which Groups Do You Belong?
All of us want to feel as though we belong. And all of us identify ourselves with a number of different groups that characterize the kind of person we perceive ourselves to be. The question is, to which groups do you belong?