For most of my Christian life, I would have told you, just as I told God, that I had no other gods before him and that Christ’s work on the cross completely saved me. It has been both painful and freeing as God showed me a life strategy I was actually living, revealing that, underneath […]
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About David Bochman
David Bochman is an Organization Development specialist with Paraclete Mission Group. Dave earned a BA in Missiology and Bible from Crown College, an MA in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. In 2011, Dave completed his Ph.D. in Adult/Organizational Learning and Leadership from University of Idaho.
With his wife, Debbie, Dave served 27 years with Mission Aviation Fellowship. The Bochman’s international service included eleven years in Ecuador, six years in Russia, and three in Hungary in a variety of management and leadership roles. Dave concluded his MAF service providing oversight to all of the MAF-US field operations as COO and as interim Co-CEO of MAF-International. During his career, Dave gained extensive on-site international experience — providing oversight to multi-cultural teams working in five continents.
Entries by David Bochman
“Cheer up! You are worse than you think.” “Cheer up! The gospel is far greater than you can imagine.” In my last two posts, I’ve shared the story of how in the midst of what most observers would label “an exemplary Christian life”, God woke me up and started me on a healing journey of […]
“Cheer up! You are worse than you think.” In my last post, I started sharing the story of how in the midst of what most observers would label “an exemplary Christian life” God woke me up and started me on a healing journey of discovery. If you missed that post, go back and read it […]
The first time I heard that sentence I was 40 years old. It came from Jack Miller and I encountered it in a very helpful course named Sonship. That course started me on a journey. I sometimes tell people that the Aphesis Immersion Experience discipleship process was for me Sonship, part 2. Let me go […]
In my last two blog posts I wrote about how we generate our reactions to experiences. I shared about speaking in my church and afterward noting two people making what I assumed were disparaging comments about my message (and about me). In a flash my mind was running wild and I concluded that it was […]
In my last post I wrote about how we generate our reactions to experiences. I was sharing about speaking in my church and afterward noting two people making what I assumed were disparaging comments about my message (and me). Let me pick up the story where my mind was running wild and I concluded that […]
I had to smile when I heard those words from my friend recently. I smiled because I recalled many times I had felt the same in the past. Now, if you know my family or coworkers, you know I’m privileged to be surrounded by a bunch of incredible people. I smiled because I recognize how […]