Please pray for my son, Ryan

My oldest son, Ryan, suffered a bleeding brain aneurysm Wednesday evening. He’s currently in Eden Medical center in Castro Valley, CA. He will undergo a procedure Thursday morning in which a neurosurgeon will run a tiny catheter from his groin to his brain in an effort to prevent additional bleeding. This is a life-threatening situation. […]

A Thought for Dark Days

A Thought for Dark Days

One winter night almost eight years ago a negative thought grabbed my attention and wouldn’t let go. I remember the experience because what happened next changed my life.    At the time I was thinking about the weather in Oregon. Since I moved here in 82′ I frequently reminded myself how much I hated the […]

Does God Arrange Your Schedule?

Does God Arrange Your Schedule?

God arranged Jesus’ schedule so he could fulfill his mission: “To seek and save the Lost” (Luke  19:10). And he does the same for us. Here’s how it worked for Jesus: One day as he walked to Jericho he encountered a Pharisee who thanked God he wasn’t a sinner like other men, “or even like […]

I Rode a Runaway Horse

I Rode a Runaway Horse

I was eight years old and riding a quarter horse across some land my family owned outside of Roswell, New Mexico. As I headed the horse away from the stables he repeatedly resisted my lead and tried to reverse direction. After we had gone a couple hundred yards he suddenly turned toward the stables and […]