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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

The Subway Test

Mac and I went to lunch today at Subway, which he pronounces “Sooubway” for some internet meme reason, and now I do, too. I observed something during our lunch together, which was very enjoyable and filled with conversations about Jim … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Mark 4:35-41 – The Time Jesus Slept Through the Storm

The water is making its way into the boat, the wind is howling, the waves are overwhelming, and Jesus is zzzzzzzzz. Notice that He didn’t stop the storm, He only gets involved when invited, and He’s amazed that we get … Continue reading

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[RadCast] The never ending “fad” of the new creation (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Remember Pogs? Beanie Babies? It’s a movement, a craze, a fad that people hear about, get into, and usually cast aside. The Kingdom of God is similar… sorta. The best part? We’re all a work in progress, a renovation in … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Jesus meets us in mystery but shapes us relationally (Mark 4:33-35)

It seems that Jesus loves a good parable. Parables make us think spiritually by relating the Kingdom of God to something familiar. Yet He does not leave us in the mystery. He speaks to our souls and “explains everything.” We … Continue reading

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[RadCast] What is Jesus teaching you today? (Mark 4:30-32)

Jesus isn’t an informant — He’s a teacher and a transformer. We have no shortage of information (google it) but we are short on transformation. Jesus speaks in parables so that we’ll think differently, see differently, and become more aware … Continue reading

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[RadCast] We make it our goal to please him (2 Cor 5:6-10)

Of COURSE we feel out of place as followers of Jesus. Until we are home with the Lord, we make it our aim to please Him. Every moment, every decision, every action counts. What can we do that most brings … Continue reading

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[RadCast] – Some Trust in Instinct/Skill set, But We… (Psalm 20)

God has given a share of responsibility to each of us. Today, God gives victory to those who know Him, seek Him, trust Him. Live today like that.  Includes that fantastic youth group song that you might have heard in … Continue reading

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