Israel,Magog, and the Rapture

Today at Harvest, I will give the second of a five-part series on the last days. We will talk more about the amazing modern-day miracle of the return of the Jewish people to their homeland of Israel. The Bible warns that after she is re-gathered again, a large force from the north will descend on her, determined to destroy this nation. The Bible calls this force Magog (Ezekiel 38-39), and it will march with allies that come right from the . . . read more ›

Thursday nights in the O.C.!

Our brand-new Thursday night Bible study launches tonight in Orange County, California! I am personally excited about this as my roots are in the O.C. I was born there, went to elementary school, junior high, and high school there, as well. It’s my hometown! It is also in Newport Beach, on my high school campus, that I accepted Christ and then began attending Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa. In 1974, we started our church in Riverside, Harvest Christian Fellowship. In 1998, Pastor Chuck . . . read more ›

Unsung Heroes

We live in a celebrity-obsessed culture. Never before have we known so much about people who, in many ways, matter so little. It makes one wonder, where have the heroes gone? We have a lot of celebrities today, but very few real heroes. One person put it this way: “The hero is known for achievements; the celebrity for well-knownness. The hero reveals the possibilities of human nature. The celebrity reveals the possibilities of the press and media. Celebrities are people . . . read more ›

Lost Boy on Focus on the Family!

Today and tomorrow, my personal story will be told on the Focus on the Family radio program with Dr. James Dobson. I am so thankful to Dr. Dobson (who always tells me to call him Jim) for airing this. Focus is on countless stations all around the world, and I trust that God will use my story to inspire others. Lost Boy movie/message event a huge success in Florida As you know,I showed the Lost Boy film at two churches . . . read more ›

Hello from sunny (and sometimes rainy) Florida!

We had a fantastic time at our showing of Lost Boy: The Documentary on Wednesday night at Calvary Chapel of Kendall. Some 1,300 people packed out two showings, followed by a short message I gave. We also saw many people come to Christ. Pedro Garcia, the pastor of Calvary Chapel of Kendall, has blogged about it. To read that, click here. Also, the Riverside Press-Enterprise (the local paper where Harvest is located) just did a very positive article about my life story. Click . . . read more ›