Even ‘Good Things’ can be Idols.

As the result of a diving accident left her a quadriplegic at age 17, my friend Joni Eareckson Tada has spent the last five decades in a wheelchair. Yet she wrote these amazing words about her tragedy: “My wheelchair was the key to seeing all this happen – especially since God’s power always shows up best in weakness. So here I sit … glad that I have not been healed on the outside, but glad that I have been healed . . . read more ›

Get the first chapter of my new book here!

By the world’s standards, acting legend Steve McQueen had it all. But it wasn’t until he placed his faith in Jesus that he found the ultimate source of satisfaction. In this new book, I tell the little-known story of McQueen’s encounter with Christ. Download the first chapter of Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon here » If you’d like the full book, it’s available now for a donation to Harvest Ministries this month. To get multiple copies, check . . . read more ›

Why I wrote a book about Steve McQueen.

Here is the introduction to my new book on Steve McQueen. Enjoy! INTRODUCTION A popular men’s magazine recently posed one of the most intriguing pop culture questions of all time: “Who was cooler: Steve McQueen or James Dean?” The question topped a mano a mano examination of the lives and careers of both iconic actors that rated them in a whole gamut of categories, from fashion and style sense to roguish masculinity to career accomplishments. Dean was rightly celebrated as . . . read more ›

Facing Insurmountable Obstacles.

Have you ever faced what seemed like an insurmountable obstacle, something so big and so overwhelming that you wished you could just turn and run away? In some ways, that’s how I feel about Harvest America to be held at the massive University of Phoenix Stadium on June llth. If you are facing what appears to be an insurmountable obstacle, then you have a general idea of how the nation of Israel felt as they stood before the massive, ancient . . . read more ›

How to pray for the people of Manchester, England.

Our hearts mourn today for the people of Manchester, England. This horrible terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert primarily attended by young girls is just unthinkable. It is simply pure evil. On days like today, we wonder what to say, especially on social media. Here is something not to say: “Thoughts and prayers to . . .” or simply “Thoughts to . . .” Thoughts to? The better thing would be to say, “Praying FOR the families of the . . . read more ›