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About radamdavidson

I'm a husband, dad, and pastor living in Portage, Michigan. I suppose I'm a euphoric melancholy generalist with average skills, experiences, and passions across several intertwined disciplines and hobbies including music, speaking, writing, leadership, ministry, and collecting cultural artifacts from the 1980's -- mostly vintage boomboxes. You can read my blog at, subscribe to my podcast (RadCast) or friend me on

[RadCast] Advent (Psalm 126)

[RadCast] Advent (Psalm 126) Joy gives us context for our temporary suffering. Songs of redemption give us complete lyrics for fighting injustice. James L. Mays wrote “The agony and the ecstasy belong together as the secret of our identity.”

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[RadCast] Advent (John 1)

Leave it to ol’ John the Baptist, the camel hair wearing consumer of locusts and wild honey, to know who he is and who he’s *not*. Is the same true of me? Advent gives us time to reflect on the … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Advent Joy! (1 Thessalonians 5:16-24)

Advent reminds us of the joy we have now as we anticipate Christ’s return. It’s a good way to live.   Subscribe via YouTube!

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[RadCast] Advent #10 (Isaiah 61)

Injustice is upside down, so God comes to make justice upside up. The mission you and I are on today is joy!  

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Advent Snow

Snow imposes what Advent intends to do: slow us down, help us see things from a different light, live in the now and look forward in hope.  Peaking at 27 miles an hour on a freeway has a spiritual effect … Continue reading

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Dads: How To Help the Kids Christmas Shop For Mom

It’s that time of year when Dads like me have the unique job of helping the younger kids get Christmas gifts for their mom.  My kids are young enough to not have jobs but old enough to eat like grown … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Advent #8 (Mark 1:1-11

God’s Word always comes to pass, repentance is a key step in preparing for Christmas, and locusts/wild honey might be the yogurt topping you crave.

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