What gets you out of the bed in the morning?

“One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in His temple” (Psalm 27:4). David wrote, “One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek….” He was saying that one thing that really excited him was spending time in the presence of God. Mary knew this one thing, . . . read more ›

This Sunday at Harvest Riverside

Why is the church in the world today? By the church, I am not speaking of buildings, but rather followers of Jesus Christ. Or to put it another way, why are YOU and I in this world today? What should our objective be as followers of Jesus Christ? Jesus told a Parable that we will be exploring this Sunday at Harvest best known as “The Parable of the Wheat and Tares.” In this earthly story with a heavenly meaning (the . . . read more ›

Good Losses

When you become a Christian, one of the more notable changes is that you will give up many of the things you once did. Of course, this depends on your lifestyle prior to your conversion. But for many of us, a dramatic change will take place. I have heard people share their stories of how they came to Christ and the great sacrifices they made to follow Him, saying things like, “I had a great life…I went to parties…I had . . . read more ›

The Hero Judge- John Roll

In a day when we seem to have lost the definition of true courage, I want to pay tribute to a genuine hero. No, he’s not an athlete or a rock star, the type of celebrity we erroneously name as heroes. I’m speaking here of a man who lived—and died—by firm convictions. Those convictions were revealed on January 8 during the massacre in the Safeway parking lot in Tucson, Arizona. This hero’s name is Judge John Roll. He had just . . . read more ›

Start! Bible Website

Check out this website where I talk about the new Start! Bible. http://www.thestartbible.com/