God Has Options


One day, while alone and running errands, I was praying. I am almost always inclined to pray when behind the wheel and no one else is in the car. I quieted my mind and heart to listen, mulling over what…

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Who Gives This Woman?

"Who Gives This Woman" 
The Quintessential Two Daddy Moment 

I couldn't decide and it wasn't fair! 

How could I pick between the man who fathered me and loved me from afar, (People called him Bob. My Disneyland and…

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A Dream From 1973 ~ The Walled City


I have always referred to this dream as: 

 "The Walled City" 

When: Summer 1973 when I was 20-years-old 

Where: Northern Minnesota (Gospel Ranch Youth Camp) 

With whom: Serving with an evangelistic team as a…

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Beautiful In Her Robe (with coffee)


I am remembering mother today. I see her, all through the big house she managed, but mostly in the kitchen. She was a busy woman, so it’s funny that I see her now in her robe and realize that this…

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Mrs McSheep 

We like stories about sheep. Jesus talked a lot about sheep. He even called us sheep. Baaaa. 

Funny. I can’t dredge up any one specific memory about writing “Mrs McSheep.” I know we did write it, but I can’t…

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The Problem of Pain

God is committed to our happiness - but not to our shallow, temporary, self focused, happiness. It is a deep, eternal, wholeness that the Godhead envisions for us and is working toward, not one that springs from or orbits…

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A Holy Anger


“So he answered, ‘Do not fear for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.’ Then Elisha prayed and said ‘O Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.’ And the Lord opened…

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The Medium, The Witch & The Modeling School

Christmas in 1968 was a huge surprise. I woke up car-less and by breakfast I was the proud owner of a 1959 Mercedes 180D. It was white; kind of a dirty white. It had a sun roof, 8-track player, standard…

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Is Salvation About Relationship

In February of 2011 I posted the following to my Facebook Page (notes) and that is where it has quietly stayed pretty much until now. Back then somebody asked a question about the topic in the title and so, you…

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The Reedley Awakening in 1971

Here is an article from New Wine Magazine, first published in November of 1971

New Wine Magazine - November 1971 
Reedley Awakened By Revival 

Time has allowed us to look backward to events that happened before the awakening…

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And Then The Phone Rang

I was lying on my stomach in my own, new little studio apartment. Yes, that apt with it’s own entrance - that was leaving home without leaving home, below the garage office next to Mother’s house and at the bottom…

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