Olympic Outreach Musings

Olympic Outreach Musings

My first Olympic outreach was in 1984, just a couple months after I married Stasia. For a couple of years a call to missions had been burning in my heart. In 1982, 30 days before his plane crash, Keith Green held a concert in Long Beach auditorium. Keith shared...
Tribute to Bonnie Jean

Tribute to Bonnie Jean

On  September 7, 1999, my Mom breathed her last breath and went to be with Jesus. She’s home now. After years of beaming for the One who died for her (my Mom beamed—I mean she smiled and her eyes revealed a joy that only Jesus could have placed within her) she is now...
Our Daughter Did It!

Our Daughter Did It!

Our oldest daughter Brittany became the first person to conquer California’s Condor Trail last month. Quite a feat. We have always know Britt to be one persistent young lady who likes a challenge. Here is another example of that: Read the Source...
One Billion Young People

One Billion Young People

Here is a powerful quote from the early 90’s that is as relevant today as when I first heard it: One billion young people will pass between the critical ages of thirteen and twenty three this decade. One billion young people on the move. They will rarely listen...
My Take on the Noah Movie

My Take on the Noah Movie

I finally mustered the courage this week to buck all the “don’t bother to see it” hype (from fellow Christians) and saw the movie Noah. Frankly, I was impressed with it on a number of levels. OK, I will admit I found the use of rock men to convey the concept of...
Go For It!

Go For It!

Do the Dream! Been thinking about stepping out and diving into something that has been on your heart? This couple would like to encourage you to take the dive! I think my encouragement to some people who are in the brink of something that could radically change their...
Sex Trafficking Shelter On Our Back Porch

Sex Trafficking Shelter On Our Back Porch

Sex Trafficking Shelter in Houston We must never forget the plight of those more unfortunate than ourselves. Our generation is under incredible attack. Human trafficking of children is exploding in America. Young people are being literally branded by traffickers and...
180 Degrees South: Venturing Into An Unknown Future

180 Degrees South: Venturing Into An Unknown Future

 The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn’t even think to ask. In the documentary 180° South,  director Chris Malloy takes us on a video adventure that covers the journey of Jeff Johnson from his home in California to to Patagonia,...
The King Is Here

The King Is Here

Tomorrow a New Year will be born. But for me, the thought still lingers that the King was born, and the King is HERE, ready to chaperone us into the future. Because of Him, the crossing into another January is one that is filled with hope and purpose. Here is a...
Investing In Your Marriage

Investing In Your Marriage

Brad Pitt Writes A Love Letter to Angelina Jolie Marriage is a sacred institution precisely because it speaks to the heart of who you are as a man or a woman. Is it possible to be true to  who you are, pursue your dreams and pour your heart out in love for a...