The Holy Spirit and you

The Holy Spirit is God and a member of the Trinity. Hopefully, we all know and understand that. He is not some mysterious force or object. Did you know that, being God, He has a distinct personality? That is hard to wrap your mind around, isn’t it? It is for me. Having a personality, He can also be specifically offended. Now if there is one thing I do not want to do, it is to offend the Holy Spirit. This . . . read more ›

If I could speak to my mom today . . .

As you may know–if you have read my story, Lost Boy–my mom died a few years ago. Despite my crazy upbringing, I always loved her and really wanted to take care of her, even as a little boy. In Lost Boy, I talk about her prodigal ways and how she returned to the Lord before she left us. I believe that I will see her again in Heaven. Today, on our radio program A New Beginning, host Dave Spiker asked . . . read more ›

Bald men always know first when it’s raining

Crazy weather these days here in Southern California. Seems like the weathermen never get it right. I think I can do just as good of a job looking out my window and determining what kind of day it will be just by looking for the obvious. I do know of one sure way to know if it will rain: wash your car. It always works for me! 🙂 BTW, bald men always know first when it is raining! My wife and . . . read more ›

Chasing Rainbows

This last Saturday, I woke up very early in the morning, still reeling from jet lag after our trip to the Holy Land. I decided to take a walk, as I usually do every morning. There was a light drizzle, as we had an unexpected storm front here in Southern California. “Wait a second,” you might ask, if you don’t live on the West Coast. “Doesn’t the song say, ‘It never rains in Southern California’?” Well, sometimes it does, and . . . read more ›