Pass the Bucket with Tony Alva

Considered to be one of the the most influential skateboarders of all time, Tony Alva, an original Z-Boy, hit a bottom 4 years ago battling drug addiction and alcoholism.  There, at his lowest point, his reliance on successes and ego came into perspective for the...

Fear and Adventure

School will be starting soon. Fall sports are preparing for the upcoming season. The anticipation for the new adventure is exciting. Along with the excitement, sometimes there is fear. Where does this fear come from? What are we actually fearing? What can we do with...

Gift of Love

At the beginning of this year, I started a series on the three enduring truths: faith, hope and love. I have shared about the importance of faith and hope to endure the trials and tribulations we face in life. I now want to address the concept of love. Love is one of...

Enduring Hope

Recently, my family and I were blessed with the opportunity to go on vacation. We were out of town for about nine days. On vacation, we had seen God’s handiwork in many beautiful things. As we were traveling home there was a hope that at the very least, the cold of...

Timeless Faith

A new year is upon us. For most, the ending of 2009 was a relief. But, 2010 stared with earthquakes, heavy snowfalls, rising poverty and unemployment. How is this going to be better? If you listen, there are stories of individuals reaching out to help others. During...