Happy New Year!

As a young Christian over 40 years ago I was impressed with God’s generosity when I read Luke 6:38- “give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”  And the one measuring and measuring…

Life Changer

On August 13, 1967 I experienced the most significant event of my life. It was a sizzling hot summer day in the San Joaquin Valley of central California. Fresno’s First Southern Baptist Church was filled to capacity with 4 or 5 hundred worshipers. I knew I was a sinner who needed to be forgiven but had never said yes to…

Hay Time

Blazing Hope Youth Family Ranch enjoyed 121 visits last week with 26 hours of our wonderful volunteers serving the kids and the horses. We rode 20 of our horses.  Our special Wednesday group of kids is really improving their riding skills as we work with about a dozen of the horses to help them blossom.  We are thankful for the…

TO BE OR NOT TO BE MODEST

“So I want to ask you, “Who runs your life? Who’s your Lord?” Most of us would say, “Jesus is my Lord.” But when it comes down to what you wear, who’s your Lord? Are you governed by fashion? Are you governed by the culture? Are you governed by your friends’ opinions or are you governed by Christ and His…