There is no one in the pages of Scripture that we have more stories on than David. From his introduction as a young boy until his final words on his death bed, we not only know the events of his life, but through the book of Psalms, we know the events of his heart. The story of David is the story of a life and heart that are turned towards God. The David story is a gospel, a good news, story. Not about one man’s life and heart. But about the God that is after the heart. A God that aligns and realigns our hearts, like David’s, to be after His heart.


Leap Over A Wall
by Eugene H. Peterson

Leap Over a Wall is Eugene H. Peterson’s vibrant, insightful, and heartfelt exploration of one of the Bible’s most controversial figures: King David. Peterson beautifully elucidates the Old Testament’s rich depictions of David’s failures and victories, recapturing their excitement and immediacy to reveal David himself as a crucially human example of how we relate to God. A vision brought to life by one of the world’s most respected and influential theologians, the author of The PastorThe Jesus WayPractice Resurrection, and The Message—a bestselling contemporary translation of the Bible—Leap Over a Wallis a unique opportunity to reconnect with David, a man simultaneously admirable, soulful, and dark, and one of the most complex and vital characters of the greatest story ever written.

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants
by Malcolm Gladwell

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David’s victory was improbable and miraculous. He shouldn’t have won. Or should he?


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