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Davina McDonald

Davina McDonald serves as an Editorial Manager at American Bible Society. She migrated to New York as a teenager from the white-sand shorelines of the beautiful island of Jamaica. She devotes much time to her husband, children, and the youth ministry at a local church. To unwind, Davina seeks out quiet time with a great book for a companion.

How to Become One of the Bible’s Scribes
February 19th, 2018

How to Become One of the Bible’s Scribes

Davina McDonald

My friend Denny writes out Scripture, word for word, into the pages of his journal. He’s been doing it for some time. As he writes, he pays attention to the sentence structure and dwells on the passage’s meaning. The process has helped to shift his focus while engaging the unfamiliar, and ...

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Stuck in Life’s Waiting Rooms? Find Comfort in God’s Words.
March 20th, 2017

Stuck in Life’s Waiting Rooms? Find Comfort in God’s Words.

Davina McDonald

You may be seated in a small and sparsely furnished room, staring at the single painting, waiting to learn whether you got the job. Maybe you are the nail-biter pacing the floor of a hospital waiting room, longing for a word of hope that your loved one will pull ...

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How to Engage Scripture on Your Daily Commute
September 20th, 2016

How to Engage Scripture on Your Daily Commute

Davina McDonald

The sun has just come up and already Im feeling anxious, flustered, even exhausted. Not only do I have noise all around me, but I also deal with noise within me. The hustle and bustle of commuting only makes this worse. If Im not careful, I will allow things ...

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What Does the Bible Say About Caring for Refugees?
August 2nd, 2016

What Does the Bible Say About Caring for Refugees?

Davina McDonald

Refugees face harsh experiences. Many have died crossing treacherous seas in search of land anywhere but their homeland. They flee in desperation, seeking protection. Their stories are rife with despair and anxiety. They are relieved to abandon the conflict at home, but every forward step is one of faith. ...

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