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 ›

Don’t Forget to Remember

This is Memorial Day weekend. For many, that means heading to the beach, the mountains, or the lakes. It means an extra day off. Or maybe a barbecue, a family get-together or a sporting event. Sadly, for others, it means partying and driving under the influence on the roads, resulting in increased arrests and inevitable (but avoidable) fatalities on the road. But let’s give this day a name that sounds a little less formal—and perhaps a bit more understandable. Memorial . . . read more ›

Pray for the family of Steven Curtis Chapman

I want to express my sympathy to Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife and family over the tragic death of their young daughter, Maria Sue Chapman. Maria was one of the close-knit family’s six children. I have met many talented Christian musicians over the years, but Steven Curtis Chapman stands out as an unusually godly and compassionate man to me. I remember when we were in Christchurch, New Zealand, a couple of years ago and we had a long lunch . . . read more ›

The Weekend is Here!

We have just returned from our trip overseas. I am majorly jet-lagged. I HATE jet lag (I am typing this at 3:45 a.m. on Friday morning). But it’s good to be home again! One of the things I miss most when I’m away from America is Mexican food! So that will be on my list of things to do today. A few things I wanted to mention. Dr. Dobson Show I told you in a previous post that the message . . . read more ›

The first Lost Boy review!

Here is an advance review of Lost Boy from my friend, Levi Lusko ( Levi is the pastor of Fresh Life Church in Montana. Greg let me have a sneak peek at the whole book, Lost Boy, before its release and it was truly epic! It was unfair, though. I got it on a Saturday while preparing my Sunday morning sermon and I thought, “I will just read a few pages and finish it later.” Nice idea. Before I knew . . . read more ›