Author Archives: Dave

About Dave

My name is Dave Hawes. Originally from Virginia, I have called western North Carolina home since graduating Gardner-Webb University where I met my wife, Vanessa. I continued my studies at Gardner-Webb graduating in 2002 with my M.Div. I am a husband, minister, outdoor lover, writer, actor and child of God. I like to look for God in unexpected places. An avid hiker and backpacker, I like to think of the Christian life like life on the trail: one step at a time. Who knows who you'll meet along the way. Let's hit the trail!

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

We went out to eat with some friends a while ago. And to be honest I don’t even remember where we ate, or what we ate. What I do remember is the friendship. I am blessed to have enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Kindergarten

A sermon on Luke 19:1-10 “Lessons from Kindergarten” Perhaps you’ve seen them in a book store or on a poster somewhere: “Everything I ever needed to know I learned in, or from, ‘you-can-fill-in-the-blank.’” There’s one for you cat lovers out … Continue reading

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the journey begins…

“Come, follow me.” – Jesus “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Confucius Let’s start walking!…

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