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About jimdavenport

Jim Davenport resides in the USA in Northeast Georgia, is a member of a Southern Baptist Church and is a retired Christian business man. Jim and his wife Charlotte have one son and daughter in law, Keven and Amy, four grandchildren - Ashlyn (Davenport) & Josh Murphy, and Mason & Rebecca Davenport. We have three great-grandchildren, Rhory Camile Murphy, Rhett Levi Murphy and Sawyer Joshua Murphy. Jim and Charlotte own a mountain get-away home located on Lookout Mountain in Alabama where they spend many spring, summer and fall days working in their raised bed organic garden. Jim has served as a Deacon and Trustee in his local church most of his adult life and on the Executive Committee and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of Shorter University, an intentionally Christian institution located in Rome, Georgia. Jim has a passion for the word of God and has always believed that Christian principles should guide every aspect of his life. He also loves Christian music and often served as a tenor soloist in his church. One of the highlights of his life was the nearly 20 years he spent singing with The Good News, a Southern Gospel quartet. Jim served as an Information Technology professional his entire working career of 50 years holding senior positions in and consulting with hundreds of world-class organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Jim remains as President and CEO of InfoSys Solutions Associates, Inc. and is a retired partner of IT Governance Partners, LLC, both of which are “Trusted Advisor” technology and business consulting firms. Jim has authored a number of books available at www.jimdavenport.me/jims-books. His blog has ben read by readers from more than 170 countries. Jim holds both a BS and an MS in Mathematics from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed Management Development Training at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

19 – And Miriam Sang to Them

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Singing hymns and praises to God is an essential part of our modern-day worship experience.  Numerous references to music in worship are found throughout the Bible from both the Old and New Testaments.  The first mention of music is found … Continue reading

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On Volunteering in a Faith Based Environment

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Deuteronomy 6:18 – And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the Lord: Background As a child, my family always went to church and I had little or no choice in the matter until … Continue reading

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18 – Be Generous in Every Way

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“God so loved the world that He gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16 ESV).  This Bible verse portrays the greatest gift ever given … God’s son  Jesus!  Jesus … Continue reading

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17 – Jesus Gave Thanks

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Most Christians are familiar with the fact that Jesus performed a miracle using loaves and fishes to feed a large crowd of people that were following Him to hear His powerful teaching and witness His healing power.  The Bible actually … Continue reading

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16 – All The People Shouted

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Have you ever been so excited in the Lord that you could shout?  As Christians most of us are far too reserved to be so outward-going with our enthusiasm for what God is doing in our life.  After all what … Continue reading

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15 – Set Your Feet Upon The Rock

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Over my lifetime patience has not been one of my strongest virtues.  But as I have grown older I have learned through personal experience that waiting on the Lord and His perfect timing are key to God’s plan for my … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)

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The video below explains in everyday language why the citizens of Georgia need RFRA (Religious Freedom Restoration Act) to protect our religious freedoms. Please watch it and then share it. Thirty one states already have such a law to protect … Continue reading

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Today in Christian History: May 30


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In 1972, Née Shu-Tsu, better known as Watchman Nee, died in a Chinese prison. As the founder of over 400 local churches, Watchman Nee was a threat to the new Communist regime, and so spent the…

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14 – A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken

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Hebrews 12:28-29 (ESV) – 28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, 29 for our God is a consuming fire. Almost every day … Continue reading

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TURKEY TIME – 8 Gobblers Visit Us

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This morning we were privileged to have 8 wild turkeys visit with us at our mountain house.  We regularly hear them gobbling in the nearby wooded areas, but don’t get to see them close-up like this that often.  They hung … Continue reading

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