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David Alan Black
was born in Hawaii, and was active in the Jesus Movement as a teenager. He holds a doctorate in theology from the University of Basel in Switzerland, is an author, lecturer, preacher, avid horseman, husband, father, and a professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He and his wife live on a 123-acre working farm in Southern Virginia and are self-supporting missionaries to Ethiopia, which they visit twice each year.
By David Alan Black on 09/28/2010
We tried to imitate [Jesus] in the 1960s…When I was a teenager I thought this meant going barefooted and having long hair. Today I’m finding that the call to discipleship is more expensive. It demands that I turn a deaf ear to the seductive force of materialism and the ‘American Way’…
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