Paul Davis

Paul Davis is president of ABWE. Prior to his appointment in 2017, Paul served as senior pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Holland, MI. He attended Liberty University and Dallas Theological Seminary and holds a Master’s Degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Paul and his wife, Martha, have been married for 28 years, and have both served in numerous roles in Christian ministry and education. They have four young-adult children. Follow Paul on Facebook or Twitter or at, where he offers additional resources and coaching to ministry leaders.

Jan 5

Serving Jesus: Our Effort or His? by Paul Davis

I have often struggled understanding what I should leave up to God’s sovereignty and what is my responsibility.  Some people emphasize God’s sovereignty in salvation almost to the exclusion of human responsibility. For example, when William Carey planned to go to India as a missionary, he was told by one minister, “Young man, sit down. […]