Life Is In The Journey

Life Is In The Journey

The longer I live, the more convinced I become that life is about the journey and not the destination.  It’s about the little things that go on from day to day and week to week that put the color in story of our lives. The “marrow of life” is really, when you think of...
Why the Gypsies Loved Aimee Semple McPherson

Why the Gypsies Loved Aimee Semple McPherson

There are countless stories surrounding Aimee Semple McPherson. Hers is a truly amazing life story. Few public figures have been as loved as she was by so many people from so many walks of life. If you would like to read an outstanding biography, I would highly...
The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning

Every once in awhile I read a book that is so captivating I feel compelled to go back and read it again and again, eventually locating it on the top section of my book shelf for further reference. Invariably I end up giving it away to someone, and have to purchase a...
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...