David Ker


David Ker writes, doodles and plays guitar in Cape Town, South Africa. He's a media access guru and currently doing an MA in Linguistics.

Where to find David Ker online


MISH: A missionary survival guide
You set the price! Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A humorous and occasionally helpful guide to being a missionary, surviving on the mission field and doing "the ministry." The author served for more than a decade in Mozambique before moving to Cape Town which technically is still Africa but with shopping malls and road rage. If you're interested in a postmodern, post-colonial, post toasties view of being a missionary, this book is for you.
Attack of the Ear Sharks
You set the price! Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
An m-novel set in the fictional town of Seaside, South Africa in the Western Cape. If you like sharks, Nik Naks, alien invasions or whacking people on the side of the head, you will love this book.
You set the price! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Original psalms, poems, songs and meditations exploring ancient psalmody in modern language. In 2007, David Ker embarked on a project to write 150 "Cyber-Psalms," inspired by the Biblical Psalter. The Cyber-Psalms range from praise to rage, from mourning to laughter.
Marked for Deletion
You set the price! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Despite the author's best efforts, several of the victims in these mystery stories refused to die. Ninja nuns, air-borne Pekingese and King James Only crazies mingle freely in this book. This book is certified vampire and zombie free. Parents should be warned however that one gnome-like creature makes a brief appearance.
Chasing the Hippo: Memories of a Misfit Missionary
You set the price! Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
A decade of living among the wild tribes of western Mozambique! Snakes! Hippos! A general scarcity of cheddar cheese. This is the tell-all memoir you've been waiting for from a veteran missionary who has returned wild-eyed from the dark heart of Africa. Read about Bible translation, Land Rover machismo, and parenting four American kids in Africa without totally losing our minds.
The Bible Wasn't Written To You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
"You may have hopes that you can open your Bible and get a quick dose of spiritual wisdom but the Bible wasn’t written to you." David Ker takes an entertaining look at how we read the Bible. Filled with humor and real life examples from a Bible translator living in Africa, this book is a refreshing approach to reading and interpreting the Bible.