David Bowman / Dr. David Bowman is the Executive Director of the Tarrant Baptist Association in Fort Worth, Texas. He also serves as a Lead Navigator for Auxano.
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Got it figured out?

I thought to myself, “If I ever figure out what I’m doing, I’m going to spend the rest of my life helping others figure out what they are doing.”
February 22, 2017   David Bowman

The power of a name

Names can indicate character or destiny. They project parents’ fondest hopes and dreams for their sons and daughters.
February 15, 2017   David Bowman

Book review: Why "Bible Study" Doesn't Work

Dr. Gerry Lewis, Executive Director of Harvest Baptist Association, is unfairly gifted. He is a talented musician and vocalist. He is an excellent preacher and teacher. He is a focused leader. He is an engaging podcaster and blogger. He is also a prolific author.  Dr. Lewis’s latest book is Why ...
June 15, 2016   David Bowman

Book Review: Holy Rebellion

“Can rebellion be holy? Certainly, as long as we rebel against things that God abhors. It’s time to rebel against the desire to make ourselves great in pastoral ministry.”
May 12, 2016   David Bowman

Book review: The ONE Thing

Success comes from focusing on ONE thing, not many things.
April 07, 2016   David Bowman

Book review: Living Forward

A little over a year ago, I was given Leading the Life You Want by Stewart Friedman to review for my Church Central blog. I still haven’t posted that review. The core content of the book is good. It fits well with the LifePlan process Becky and I facilitate. However, ...
March 09, 2016   David Bowman

Book review: God Dreams by Will Mancini

God Dreams gives leaders and teams tools to create vivid pictures of a preferred future
January 01, 2016   David Bowman

Book review: The Life You've Always Wanted by John Ortberg

I don’t know what it is about John Ortberg, but God speaks to me through his writings like few others. He is clear, concise, and compelling. He is authentic, vulnerable, and disarming. As one of my peer group members said this morning, it is as if he were reading our ...
November 17, 2015   David Bowman

The Me I Want to Be Book Review

Becoming God's best version of you
July 22, 2015   David Bowman

Leading a Generous Church Book Review

Your church can grow generous disciples without chasing money.
May 05, 2015   David Bowman

Re:Vision Book Review

A turnaround pastor's life development plan
October 14, 2014   David Bowman

5 Lessons from a Border Collie

What I learned on my summer vacation.
September 03, 2014   David Bowman

Money and Your Ministry Book Review

Balance the Books While Keeping Your Balance
August 12, 2014   David Bowman

Righteousness Exalts a Nation

We can create a culture of Christ-centered catalysts.
July 01, 2014   David Bowman

Strange Leadership Book Review

I recently received an advance copy of Strange Leadership by Greg Atkinson. Greg is a pastor, church consultant, blogger, and now, author. His book is about innovation in ministry. Its title comes from a recognition that many innovations seem strange at the time of their introduction. Some of the Bible ...
June 09, 2014   David Bowman

The Solomon Seduction Book Review

What you can learn from the wisest fool in the Bible
April 08, 2014   David Bowman

Innovating Discipleship Review

85 Pages of Positive Provocation
January 11, 2014   David Bowman

What Now?

What's Important Now?
January 08, 2014   David Bowman

What Does Your Growth Plan for 2014 Include?

Walk with Giants
January 05, 2014   David Bowman

Walking with Giants Review

Walk with Giants
November 26, 2013   David Bowman

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