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Heeeeeeeeere’s Ed!

See the beauty and power of God in everything. ~ John McCambridge I grew up watching The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. To this day, I can clearly hear Ed McMahon’s distinctive voice introducing the King of Late Night: “And now, ladies and gentlemen, Heeeeere’s Johnny!” I loved those guys. I loved the colorful curtain, “Doc” Severinsen, and the NBC Orchestra. I loved it all, and I told my parents I would host that show when I grew up. Imagine how surreal it was for me, twenty-five years later, to be in the back of an SUV with Ed McMahon outside a restaurant in New York City. My career in broadcasting and publishing has given me the opportunity to meet …

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Our Only Hope

“You know what, Curt? People are waking up today facing something you and I could never imagine.” When my friend Aaron said those words, I forgot nearly everything else we talked about because those words come with a clear choice. You can read them – or in my case hear them – nod your head and think, Yeah I know, or you can let those words take up permanent residence inside your heart. I watch a lot of news; too much news. It’s my job, but that’s a cop out. I don’t have to watch as much as I do. Last week in Virginia, a man walked up to a reporter conducting an interview on live television. He pulled out …