Whatever it Takes, Get “It” and Keep “It!”

Happy Tuesday! I cannot believe how much God is blessing our church with revival right now. This is already the greatest Christmas of my life and it is still two weeks out. Yesterday, my eyes watered 15-20 times throughout the day while I was thinking about the magnitude of this current revival. More than 230 […]

Video: Humility Modeled By “Ming-Me” Balsamo

Happy Monday! We are an animal friendly family. In recent years we have enjoyed the companionship of two (and then three) adorable, loving (small/medium) dogs. Our daughter, Heaven Balsamo took one of them, Lucy Marie Balsamo (the hyper chug) to college with her this past fall. That left Emily and me here in our Stuarts Draft […]

Special “Make Me a Legend,” Announcement!

Happy Friday! It is with great pleasure that I write to you on this lovely Friday afternoon. As of 3:16pm this afternoon, I have finished the final edit of my book manuscript, “Make Me a Legend!” This is an epic moment for mankind! Of course, this manuscript will need to pass through the scrutiny of […]

Book Excerpt: Stand Back and Shut up! Um, No?

Happy Wednesday! I’ve been working on the final edit of the final chapter of my book. Of course it still has to run through my publishers editing staff, but as far as I am concerned, most of major changes have been completed. I am working on page 10 of 31 this morning… finish line just […]

“Hey Little Fella, What Are You Laughing About This Morning?”

Happy Tuesday! Sometimes a good picture is truly worth a thousand words. This one (taken from my back yard) says, Accomplishment, ascendancy, attainment, big hit, big win, cinch, clean sweep, conquest, feat, gain, hit, riot, score, surmounting, takeover, the gold, walkover, and win! Celebration, elation, exultation, festivity, joy, jubilance, jubilation, jubilee, merriment, rejoicing, reveling, beat […]

You Are the Apple of Your Fathers Eye!

Happy Sunday! This song really moved me this morning. Caught In Your Eyes, by Josh Baldwin. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3dPxXDdi8Y&feature=related I must sound like a broken record and a big fat bragger, but I cannot hush myself from praising God for everything he has DONE and all that He is promising to in my life and ministry. I […]

Get Up, Get Up, Get Up, and Drive to the Victory!

Happy Friday! Picture yourself pouncing off an ACC line of scrimmage, with your arms up and flexed, palms out, eyes scanning left to right… and you’re jogging left, then right, then mowing forward, then left again, then right again… screaming down the field in front of a running back, making all the key blocks… 90 […]

Book Excerpt: Do Not Become an Elitist!

Happy Wednesday! Here is a moving excerpt from my coming book… Make Me a Legend Chapter 16: Bow Lower As You Climb Higher P2 Do Not Become an Elitist Don’t ever become the kind of person who shuns the people with whom you no longer have anything in common. Whenever your Christian maturity becomes a […]