Fresh Wind

One of the first times I ever ‘preached’ was in front of my youth group while I was a junior in high school. My youth minister was helping me to prepare a message to share at our Wednesday Night Youth Group Service. He was not telling me what to say nor how to say it. […]

Sermon Living the Good Life

How clearly do you see the promise & peril of our country during the 2016 election? Are you able to see that there is an American Dream, and that you share in its promise? Can you see how God’s hope is calling us forward? Do you see your part to play in solving our perilous […]

The Original Touch

The following article is an excerpt from my latest book, Pilgrim at Baldy Mountain which is now available at A newborn baby whimpers and squirms. His mother picks him up and hugs him to her breast. A four year old runs to his father as he walks in the door. He jumps into his […]

Speaking Truth To Power

In the movie, A Few Good Men, the climactic final court scene unfolds between Col. Nathan Jessep (played by Jack Nicholson) and Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise). Lt. Kaffee knows the only way for his client to stand a chance is if he can bait Col. Jessep into confessing the truth. Lt. Kaffee: “I want […]