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Sep 2014 03

The sad reality for many Christian teenagers is that they are in hiding. Trying to be one person at school, another at home, another at church, another online—it’s overwhelming.Living two different lives causes constant uneasiness.  Trying to be something you are not, never works. Often times they feel alone in the battle. Teenagers live in [...]

Aug 2014 28

I been actively studying the art of magic for 30 years. It’s a fascinating subject that continues to challenge different areas of my life. Often times, when I speak for an event, I will use principles about magic to share the message. Here are 5 concepts in magic that could be used in any lesson [...]

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Aug 2014 18

Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. -2 Peter 1:4 Recently I received a gift from Joe Castaneda. It was a book called The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. [...]

Jul 2013 01

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” -Isaac Newton Running your race will require every ounce of energy you possess, but you are not running alone. Today you stand on the shoulders of kings, teachers, innovators, leaders, and generations of people who broke through the walls of normality [...]

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Jun 2013 24

“Our children are messengers we send to a time we will not see.” -Dennis Rainey I don’t want to go through the motions of life and settle for mediocre. I want to plant seeds that impact the world. I want to live with significance. My deepest desire is to do something that matters and, ultimately, [...]

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Jun 2013 17

“Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you.  Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm.  Do not swerve to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.” -Proverbs 4:25-27 Seeing into the future isn’t just for fortune tellers, it’s for you. Believe me. [...]

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Jun 2013 10

“One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, ‘What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?’” -Rachel Carson I have studied the art of magic for 30 years and I am still fascinated by the depth of this field. It ranges from studying [...]

Jun 2013 03

“We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” -Herb Kelleher Do you have days in which a tremendous amount of work needs to get done, but it seems absolutely impossible to accomplish everything in the 24 hours you’ve been given? I want to teach you a technique that I don’t use often, but on [...]

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May 2013 27

“Oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.” -Emil Brunner I’ve talked to recovering alcoholics and they’ve described, in depth, their struggles with particular “triggers.” These triggers are both internal and external factors enticing them to drink. For an alcoholic to begin to experience success in recovery, they need to [...]

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May 2013 20

“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” -Stanislaw Lec There is something life-changing about accountability, yet it seems like the concept is a big secret, because few people understand its power. I learned about the power found in accountability from my dear friend, Rick Cook. I started meeting weekly with him when I was [...]