Commencement Speaker at LCU Tampa & Receiving My Doctor of Ministry in Theology Degree (D.Min)

This is a very big week for me! Please forgive my madness… Tomorrow morning, I fly to Tampa Florida with Emily Balsamo. Will be spending a few days with Dr. Douglas Wingate, president of Life Christian University. Over 15,000 students in 35 countries have earned one or more degrees from LCU in its first 15 years. Some […]

From The Journal: Invest In Your Family!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:00am I’m cherishing that long text conversation with my son from college. He texted me earlier than usual this morning. Didn’t need anything, didn’t ask for anything. He just chatted with me about random things. He asked deep questions about how I’m doing, and about my book and my future. He […]

Blog #900 @

This is my 900th blog. 9 0 0 NINE H U ND R ED !! !!! ! !! !! !! ! !!!! !    ! !! ! That is 7 5 0 , 0 0 0 words, enough to fill 8 books or more, almost 3 straight years of DAILY messages for this tribe! These […]

Make Me A Legend – Online Reviews!

I’m going to share with you a very powerful book review, but before I do that I want to ask you for a simple favor. Are you feeling kind today? If you’ve read Make Me A Legend and loved it, will you please write a book review at the following places (especial the first two)… Good […]

Mo[u]rning After The Super Bowl

Happy Monday! The mo[u]rning after the Super Bowl. Yes, it is the morning after and I am mourning… with thousands of New England Patriot fans all over America today. The bad thing about a game like that is the humiliation you feel when you think back to the moments when you cheered your head off, […]

Introducing Frank and Marilyn Balsamo

Happy Sunday! Yesterday, we adventured through Staunton Virginia… ate chocolates from the newly opened (second location) Coco Mill Chocolate Factory. AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS and owned and operated by our friends, Mike and Sarah Mayo. After that, we walked to a very fun shop: Retro & Me, also owned and operated by close friends, Kristin Condra (and her […]

My Daughter’s New Company: “Gingerbread Shack!”

Happy Friday! Introducing, Gingerbread Shack: a new (orders only) pastry/bakery started this summer by my happy daughter, Heaven Balsamo! At Gingerbread Shack, Heaven bakes and designs beautiful custom wedding cakes, holiday treats, cookies, and other delicious items… even dog treats! Here is a description of Gingerbread Shack taken from their website: “Here at Gingerbread Shack, […]

The Rhandle Kennedy Review!

Happy Wednesday! “WOW! While I expected no less, Make Me A Legend has me INSPIRED! With the empowerment of Smith Wigglesworth, the patriotism of David Barton and the urgency of Jeremiah, I feel the limits of time running out and the shame of my own complacency! Motivational! Undoubtedly God-inspired!” -Rhandle Kennedy [Order Your Copy of Make […]