Father’s Day to me

  My wife Missy had uttered the life-changing words “it’s time,” a grueling 7 hours earlier. It felt like more than 7 years. Against her fear of me passing or[…]

Deadly Faith

            I am awestruck by the courage of the Umpqua Community College students. Witnesses to Thursday’s deadly shooting say numerous victims were questioned if they[…]

My Favorite Verses

GOD’S WORD is not only alive and active, but it is also as necessary for spiritual life as oxygen is to physical life. Having read the Bible for years, I’m amazed[…]

Fishing with Bears

I just returned from a seven-day trip to Alaska where I was invited to speak at a great church that is impacting Anchorage in numerous ways. Getting the additional opportunity[…]

Marriage Mountains

Every marriage has its share of mountains. There is the thrill of ascending to the marital summit where ecstasy, stunning new realities and fulfillment are beyond expectation and description. At[…]

New Opportunities

Many of you saw the profile Billy Hallowell of TheBlaze did in November about my personal story dealing with suicide. The response to that story has been amazing and unbelievable. As[…]