A Full Life

How should I live my life on this earth? What purpose does God have in mind for me, now that I have received His Son Jesus Christ into my heart? This is a question every believer should ask, because if you have no goals or purpose, you can waste your life. As I have often said, if you aim at nothing, you are bound to hit it. Many people simply want to prolong their lives, rather than try to find . . . read more ›

This Weekend at Harvest – Franklin Graham and Dennis Agajanian!

Join us this weekend at Harvest Riverside as I speak on one of the most well-known statements that Jesus ever gave. I think it is an especially important one to consider with the busyness of the Christmas season. It’s when He said, “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find . . . read more ›

Some Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving is finally upon us. And that means the Christmas is closely following. Often we put so much of our focus on Christmas; we miss this important American Holiday. I like that fact that thanksgiving is not about buying presents or decorating trees and homes, etc., but it’s about getting together with family and friends and doing what we all love—eating! And more importantly, it’s about giving thanks. Thanksgiving was established by President Washington on November 26, 1789. It is . . . read more ›

Billy Graham and His Last Crusade?

I’ve had the privilege, for the last two days, to be with one of the most special people on the face of the earth. He is justly called America’s Pastor, a friend of presidents, a fearless preacher of the gospel. Of course, I am speaking of Billy Graham. Billy is 92 years old now, and his eyesight is failing him, and his hearing is not as good as it used to be. But he still has a fiery passion that . . . read more ›

The Meaning of the Cross

A true story was reported about a couple visiting a jewelry store. As the jeweler showed them various cross necklaces, the woman commented, “I like these, but do you have any without this little man on them?” That’s what so many people want today: a cross without Jesus. They want a cross without any offense…one that will look cool with their outfits. But if we could travel back in time and see the cross in its original context, we would . . . read more ›