Why the Royal Wedding Enthralled Us

It’s easy to be cynical or crack jokes about it, but the fact is over 2 billion people across the world watched the recent royal wedding between Prince Harry of Great Britain and American actress Meghan Markel. In the United States alone, 29 million viewers tuned in, many staying up until 3 or 4 in the morning to catch it live. Not only that, but millions more watched it again and again as it streamed nonstop for days on several . . . read more ›

We Must Be Patient When Sharing Our Faith.

OK, this is a confession. By nature, I am not a patient person. If I’m driving on the freeway and one lane moves slightly faster than another, I’m the guy who you might not like at all – weaving in and out of the lanes, pushing to get wherever I’m going just a little bit faster. When I go to the supermarket, I carefully survey which line is longest before I commit. And when I get in that “10 items . . . read more ›

Why I’m coming to Texas for Harvest America at AT&T Stadium on June 10

I’m a Californian (don’t hold that against me). I love the great state of Texas, and I especially love the food in Texas! I’m talking about Joe T. Garcia’s, Texas barbeque, and best of all, Babe’s Fried Chicken. You just can’t find fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and biscuits like that in California. However, we did give you In-N-Out Burger, so you’re welcome for that! As great as those things are, I especially love the people of Texas. Their hearts are . . . read more ›

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Have you ever been in a situation where the only way out was God? Maybe it was a report from a doctor who gave no real hope. Maybe it was a financial catastrophe where you were on the brink of collapse. Maybe your marriage was completely unraveling, or a loved one died. You didn’t think you possibly could survive such a thing. That is the very scenario the Israelites were facing as they stood, in a way, between the devil . . . read more ›

A Special Message to Moms

Last year the film “Wonder Woman” was released. But the Bible talks about a real wonder woman: the woman of Proverbs 31. The woman described in this passage is the longest description of any family member in the Bible. That should tell us a lot about what God thinks of mothers and how important they are. The chapter is an acrostic, which means that each verse begins with the succeeding letter of the Hebrew alphabet. What we’re given is an . . . read more ›