TAKEN…at knife point!

August 09, 2016 by

Delisa is Betsy’s cousin who lived with us for two years when I was a pastor at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena. One day, after shopping at a large department store in Pasadena, Delisa was getting into her car in the parking lot, when suddenly a man with a…

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Kids with Cancer

July 13, 2016 by

I regularly volunteer to help out the Adonai ministry. Adonai is a non-profit in my hometown that ministers to families who have kids with cancer or other serious illnesses. Last Sunday we held an event at a local Fire Station to bless these families, lighten their load and give…

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Crossing Over

June 05, 2016 by

If people answer “yes” when you ask something like, “Would you like to receive Christ and cross over to God,” it means they are ready. . . but it doesn’t mean they know how to do that. There are three things you can do to help them cross over…

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Divine Seat Assignments

April 15, 2016 by

I sat down in my seat and settled in for a long flight to New Jersey. Next to me were two guys, a doctor and a scientist, who just met each other and were fully engaged in a conversation. After a while, one of them looked at me and…

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Without God Life Is Hard

April 05, 2016 by

When I ask a person about their church background, what I’m really trying to discover is where that person is today, right now, in their relationship with God. Once I determine that, I can build on it. Not too long ago, a friend of mine – Rich – was…

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Be a Link in the Chain

March 24, 2016 by

A few months ago, the lock jammed in our entrance door. We called a locksmith, and they sent out a nice guy named Mark, who did a great job fixing it. After I paid him, he began asking about the pictures in my office. He noticed that I was…

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She Was In The Red Zone

March 01, 2016 by

All the tables at Starbucks were taken, but a young lady named Coleen invited me to share her table. That was very nice. When I sat down I asked her what brought her to Starbucks that day. She said, “To write down some goals for my life.” Great! What…

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It Begins with a Nudge

February 20, 2016 by

The other night I just had to get out of the house. I’ve been in front of the computer all day. So, I walked to get some exercise. As I was walking through my neighborhood, I started praying for people I knew. But my heart was particularly drawn toward…

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How To Cooperate With God

February 15, 2016 by

As we learn to cooperate with God when we share our faith, we will find Him leading us more and more to people who are open to Him. Here are a few simple tips to follow: 1. Understand that God is always at work in the lives of people…

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