David H. Laney was given this in
1853 quilt by the ladies of the
Methodist Church in Baltimore
when he set out on his mission as
a circuit riding preacher. You can
learn more about this unusual
quilt by clicking on the link.
I hope you enjoy my video with pictures I have taken of Oregon.
Click on the picture below to start the presentation.
David Laney ultra runner finished 3rd in the North
Endurance Challenge 50 miler in 6.15.16.
Nancy and I are off to Israel again this summer. I will
be teaching a group of Bible Study Fellowship Israel
travelers and follow that up spending three weeks at
the Jerusalem University College teaching seminary
students about the Land of Israel.
We enjoyed having lots
of our family together
for Christmas 2016.
I am happy to introduce my new book,
Essential Bible Background! This is a
project I have been working on for most of
my career as a teacher. The book contains
an introduction to each of the sixty-six
books of the Bible including author, date,
historical setting, theme, purpose and

In addition to the introduction to each
book, there are appendices which include
articles on How to Study the Bible,
Essential Dates in the Bible, Whose Who
in the Bible, and Definitions of key biblical
and theological Words. There is even a
section on humor in the Bible.

The book is available on for
$19.95. Just click on the link below. I hope
you find this to be a helpful resource!
Western Seminary staff are enjoying their copy of
my new book, "Biblical Wisdom: Your Key to
Success." This book is a study of the major themes
of the Wisdom books of the Bible. It is available on The price of $8.99 includes the Kindle