I’ve been thinking a lot about joy. As we look around the world, watch the news, and deal with the continual flow of challenging situations in our lives and the lives of those we love, we can’t help but wonder, and ask the question,...
Many of you can remember this old song. It traces back to 1873 in a book called, “Jubilee Songs.” In 1889, Charles Tillman heard it at a Camp Meeting in Lexington, S.C. and wrote it down. It soon became a hit with Southern...
Change. There are few things in life that are as predictable as change. We all face changes in life – the weather, our age, our health, our finances, our circumstances, and in our relationships.
Change is a natural...
Grief is the God-given process of healing which follows painful loss. Whenever we lose something dear to us, we grieve. There is no healing without grief. We grieve the loss of many different things. We grieve the loss of a job, a...
It's great to be back! And, it’s good to be alive! I’ve been down at U.C.L.A. being given a stem cell transplant to reduce the likelihood of my t-cell lymphoma reoccurring. My doctor said I’m making a “remarkable...
I love to sing. I have been singing my whole life. I love to sing and worship alone and especially with my New Life Church family. Singing with you in worship is one of the things I’ve missed the most while I’ve been...
Well, I'm down at UCLA on this first day of March. I'm half way through my "high dose chemo therapy" designed to kill my bone marrow. Then, on March 5th they will re-infuse my own previously harvested stem cells and my bone marrow will...
Good Morning Dear Ones!
This has been quite a week! God has truly shown Himself as the “Mighty One!” I want to thank you for your love, support and prayers!
As most of you know, Cathi and I went down to U.C.L.A. this week...
All of us have an inner life and outer life and both have a spiritual dimension and responsibility.
The Apostle Paul says in 2 Corinthians 4:16(NIV) 16 We do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are...
Happy New Year! The New Year is always filled with such hope and promise. Some things will remain the same, but thankfully, some things can and will change for the better.
Many people have resolutions to finally get in shape or pay off their...