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  • When Jesus Met a Gangster
    March 1, 2024

    When Jesus Met a Gangster

    The old, Hispanic church building on Wilshire Boulevard was only a few minutes away, but it felt like miles. Walking on the sidewalk nearing the building’s parking lot, I began noticing people I‘d seen around the neighborhood. All the while,...

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  • Four Steps to Align with God’s Heart
    February 29, 2024

    Four Steps to Align with God’s Heart

    Most people think they are right and everyone else is wrong. We could summarize almost all arguments in history as one person saying, “I am right and you are wrong,” while the other says, “No, I’m right and you’re wrong.”...

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  • God Chose Us Even When We Didn’t Deserve It
    February 27, 2024

    God Chose Us Even When We Didn’t Deserve It

    When Adam and Eve yielded to the snare of Satan, “the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves coverings” (Gen. 3:7). Having lost their...

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  • How Much Do You Trust God?
    February 24, 2024

    How Much Do You Trust God?

    In 1980, I loved with two men, neither of which was Marcus Lamb. I had not met him yet, but the Lord would totally set me up. The first of those two men was Jesus. Now when I say that...

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  • What If God Is Real?
    February 23, 2024

    What If God Is Real?

    As I was growing in the gang, my sister was living her own life. She had her own friends. She was focused and strong, smart, studious, and beautiful. Guys in the neighborhood around us would call out to her, sweet...

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  • The Three Temptations of Satan
    February 20, 2024

    The Three Temptations of Satan

    The story of creation itself marks the beginning of the role of the blood covenant in God’s plan for humanity. Our creation was a three-step process. First, “the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground” (Gen. 2:7)....

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