Chapter one from my new book, Lost Boy, is now here!

Good Wednesday to you! I mentioned in my first post that I have just completed my biography, Lost Boy. This is the front and back cover of Lost Boy, coming in June. A very talented author, Ellen Vaughn, helped me write it. As you will see in this special preview of the first chapter, it is written almost like scenes from a film. But it’s a true story. It’s my story. More explanation of each of these vignettes is found . . . read more ›

Easter at Harvest

Wow! What an Easter we had at Harvest! More than 22,000 people showed up on our church campus over the weekend to remember the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. We know of at least 378 people who made commitments to follow Christ, as well. We used all of our overflow facilities and our satellite campuses had record attendance too. It was just a wonderful day. The weather was absolutely perfect and the people were blessed. We are . . . read more ›

Who crucified Jesus?

Hey everyone! Thanks so much for all your comments. It’s always good to know that people are reading what you have to say. I just received a comment from Randy, who watched one of our Easter webcasts: “I do have one question, who actually crucified Christ? Was it the Romans, as I have always believed, or was it the Jewish people?” Well, Randy, that’s a great question. Who crucified Jesus? Maybe the question should be, who didn’t crucify Jesus? The . . . read more ›


This is Easter weekend and, here in Southern California, we are having beautiful weather. It should be in the 80s, which is just perfect as we will have a lot of people seated outside in our overflow for our four Easter morning services at Harvest. The title of my message this year is “A Heart That Burns For You!” It is based on the story of those two discouraged disciples from Luke 24 and what Jesus said that caused their . . . read more ›

Happy Birthday Jonathan

Today is my son Jonathan’s birthday! He is 22 years old! We love him and are very proud of him. Here’s a photo of him with his little niece, Stella Laurie. If you would like to send him a birthday greeting, you can do so in the comments section. Thanks, Greg