next time you’re in Portland, Oregon, you’re invited to
join this husband-wife writing team for a hike through scenic Mount
Tabor Park, coffee in the Hawthorne district, or lunch in their home—your
and Renée grew up in Seattle, moved to Portland for college,
and then were married and launched their publishing ministry in the
favorite project so far? Serving as the conceptual designers and authors
of the 400 pages of devotional application notes for the Living
Faith™ Bible published by Tyndale House (see information
largest project to date? David served as the conceptual designer and
executive editor, and Renée served as an associate editor and
contributing author, of the Starting Point Study Bible (Zondervan).
January 2003 David and Renée launched Sanford Communications,
Inc. Their two core businesses are a literary agency (representing
30 authors) and an editorial-market research business serving a wide
spectrum of leading ministries, publishers, and authors.
addition, David has been working on a new book on Spiritual Drifting—exploring
the temptations we all face to drift away from God, the Scriptures,
and the church.
You’re invited to drop a line to the Sanfords:
David & Renée Sanford
6406 N.E. Pacific Street Portland, OR 97213
Tel. (503) 239-5229
David and Renée
Discovering A Living Faith
studies in scripture by David and
1. Like the Magi
I seek the Lord with all my heart.
2. Like Peter
I know that no matter how often I let God down,
he won’t give up on me.
3. Like John the Baptist
I recognize the preeminence of the Lord Jesus.
4. Unlike Judas
I do not follow Jesus Christ out of selfish,
5. Unlike the Rich Young Man
I let nothing come in the way of coming to Jesus
6. Like Blind Bartimaeus
I’m confident God delights to hear and
answer my prayers.
7. Like the Dying Thief
I trust God today and receive forgiveness of
sins and eternal life with God forever.
8. Like Cleopas
I look to God every time I break bread.
9. Like the Samaritan woman
I am satisfied because God knows, loves, and
10. Like the adulterous woman
I forsake my sin because God has forgiven all
11. Like Thomas
I claim Jesus as my Lord and my God.
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