This week’s guest on GOD UNPLUGGED is water skiing legend, Kristi Overton Johnson.  Kristi is an 8-time U.S. Masters Champion and a 4-time U.S. Open Women’s Slalom Champion. She has held the world record in women’s slalom since 1992 and has been ranked #1 in the world more times than any other professional women’s slalom competitor in history. But the most amazing thing about her career is that she has […]

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God Unplugged Radio Talk Show!

New Talk Show Airs February 7th I am excited to announce my new GOD UNPLUGGED internet radio talk show, which will begin on February 7th!  During each 30-minute episode I’ll chat with famous authors, actors, athletes and recording artists about their faith.  I’ll also present the stories of Christians from all walks of life…God is an equal opportunity transformer! Be sure to tune in and hear about these amazing real-life spiritual journeys […]

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In the Spotlight With Trevor McNevin from Thousand Foot Krutch

IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH TREVOR MCNEVIN TREVOR MCNEVIN Q&A    I recently caught up with Trevor McNevin, lead vocalist for Christian rock sensation Thousand Foot Krutch.  Played on both mainstream and Christian stations, TFK is spreading their message of hope throughout North America.  Their latest release, The Flame In All Of Us was released in September 2007.  Trevor’s amazing testimony is featured in the book How Do You Know He’s […]

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Winds of Change

It seems like life is one transition after another.  Some are obviously life-changing:  giving birth, the death of a loved one, or a walk down the aisle.  Others seem less significant, but in actuality are highly impacting. This fall our eldest daughter moved away to attend college about seven hours from home. I knew it would be a difficult transition for me because Kaia and I are very close and […]

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What is your favorite Christmas memory?

  Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.  ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder Last week I posted an excerpt from my book, My Favorite Christmas. Recording artist and actor Billy Ray Cyrus shared an incredibly moving and poignant holiday memory from when he was a teenager.  If you haven’t had […]

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Billy Ray Cyrus’ Favorite Christmas

Here’s an excerpt from my latest book, My Favorite Christmas, which features fond holiday memories of famous athletes, recording artists and authors. Billy Ray Cyrus  Multi-platinum selling recording artist, Billy Ray Cyrus, is best known for his 1992 smash hit, “Achy Breaky Heart.” Also an actor, Cyrus played the lead role on PaxTV’s (now i Television) long-running hit series, “Doc”. He currently stars with his daughter Miley on Disney Channel’s hit series […]

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What are you thankful for?

I’m kind of considered the gourmet cook in our family. What can I say; I really enjoy cooking (my kids were eating epicurean delights from the time they were wee babies). So when it comes time for family holidays I like to show off a little. No simple dishes for me; the harder the recipe is the better I like it. Several years ago we had 25 people over to […]

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It’s Time to Breathe – November 12

It’s Time to Breathe Show – November 12 Hi Friends – Last Monday I started my brand-new Internet radio talk show. IT’S TIME TO BREATHE Internet Talk Radio Show is a show about discovering your purpose in life. Unfortunately, there were some technical difficulties as a result of turning our clocks back, so you probably missed the broadcast. You can still hear it by going to archived shows on the website. Here’s a little […]

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New Word Game – Please Play

Fun word game – please play!   Let’s find out how creative we are.  See how many unique words you can come up with using the letters from the following phrase: BEAUTIFUL AUTUMN LEAVES Then … post a Bible verse that uses your new word. I’ll start … MUTUAL “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.” ~ Romans 14:19 (NIV) There are a lot […]

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Everything Changes in the Blink of an Eye

This summer my 19-year-old daughter Kaia went on a mission trip to Guatemala with an incredible group called Side By Side Ministries.  They served at a 400-child orphanage called Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos where they spent ten days constructing a tilapia pond so the children could have fresh fish to eat.  It was a grueling, but amazing life-changing trip for the students as they showed God’s love to children half a […]

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