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My name is Steve Davis. As you’ll see on this page, I like to teach. This site is loaded with my teaching on everything from marriage and intimacy to Biblical prophecy. If you look around long enough, you may find a sermon on how the church should address LGBTQ individuals, a series on racism, and a book on military families. There’s also a daily, one-minute devotional I call the Jumpstart and a few other tidbits.

So poke around, subscribe to the podcast, and learn a few things about how to let your faith and Bible knowledge impact your world in meaningful ways. (Also feel free to check out the church I pastor. I like it a lot.)

Today’s Jumpstart

The spiritual equivalent of that first cup of coffee…

The easiest way to get the Jumpstart four days a week is to follow me on Instagram, Facebook, or TikTok.

You can also stay caught up on the Jumpstart with Two Weeks’ Worth of Jumpstarts.

To see the Jumpstart archive–as well as a few Back Deck Bible Studies–click here.

And if you’re using the Jumpstart as part of God’s Big Story, click here.


This Week’s Sermon

This Series

Sermon Series Archive


It started my back deck, during the Covid lockdown. Not knowing what else to do, I strapped my phone to my deck and started recording a Bible study on Facebook Live. We focused on digging deep enough to try to hear what the original hearers heard and how they applied the Bible in their world so we could better live it in ours.

Things have changed a little. To make the podcast audio better, I record in my studio, but we still show it on Facebook Live on Monday mornings around 11:30.

And we still investigate the Bible from that same fresh perspective. Not content with surface discussion or simply rephrasing what cultural Christianity says, we dig deep and strive to apply what we learned.

That’s what the Back Deck Bible Study is all about.

(Here’s a direct link to the study on Revelation videos.)


Back Deck Bible Study Podcast

For the videos, check out the God in a Minor Key page.

You can subscribe to the Back Deck Bible Study Podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Episode 58: Amos Back Deck Bible Study

A powerful book and our first look at a "normal" prophet.
  1. Episode 58: Amos
  2. Episode 57: Jonah
  3. Episode 56: Acts 11
  4. Episode 55: Acts 10
  5. Episode 54: Acts 9 19-43

Subscribe or view past episodes here


Sermons

Sermons by Series

Spout Springs YouTube Site An extensive archive of past messages.

Articles

Some articles that I like, some that I wrote, all to make you think.

Books

And occasionally I get the urge to write a book.