Sanford Teen Challenge

The image above is provided by the Teen Challenge Southeast Region Orlando, and was taken in Sanford, Florida at an event on April 13th.  I cannot deny the doors God opens anywhere and anytime – thank you Teen Challenge for investing in me.  I will always give back to you. We gave away copies of Break Out at this event, …

Books for Serenity

Mike Shea is a powerful author, full of faith and life. His generosity to everyone he meets is contagious. I know him personally and we both go into the prisons all over Minnesota and give away our books (Serenity; New Day, New Me; and Break Out) free to men and women  who are incarcerated, looking for resources to transition into …

Faith Like A Child

As I looked back in the rear view mirror while driving, I saw my daughter Annabelle sitting and reading my book, looking at pictures. She was describing words and I was explaining. What came to mind was the innocence of a child. The love of a child. And the generation rising up, right now, in desperate need of Jesus. I …

Back in Jail…and Loving It

On March 14th 2018, I was able to go into the jail where I was once incarcerated back in October 2004.  I was able to share a message titled “What Are You gaining?”  And the question I posed to the men was, what are you gaining that’s causing you to lose everything?  It was a powerful message, and the men …

A Book for the Non-Reader

Go figure! A book for the “non-reader.” The reality is, I never fully read a book until I wrote my own and had to proof-read it. The person I envisioned reading this, is the one who doesn’t like to read (not limited to this of course). Guess what? That’s who is reading it. One book reaches an entire family. What …

Book Party at Northshore Pizza & Coffee House

Our entire family traveled up together to hold a book party with Luke and Marita Klevgaard at their business Northshore Pizza and Coffee House. Their hospitality and generosity were matchless and the book party was highly enjoyed by everyone who participated. As we gave out books to people from all walks of life the excitement built minute by minute. A …