Posts tagged california

Stop using the phrase “reproductive health” to explain abortion

Stop using the phrase “reproductive health” to explain abortion

The definition of “health” is “the state of being free from illness or injury.” Plenty of quotes today regarding Governor Brown’s signing of abortion bill AB 154 (allowing non-physicians to perform “suction” abortions in the first trimester) that are using the phrase “reproductive health.” Says Kathy Kneer, CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California: Brown […]

Our Kids Know More Than We Think

Our Kids Know More Than We Think

We adopted A.J. at 11 days old, and it was my wife’s and my goal to use “adoption language” easily and freely, without hesitation, so that A.J. never feels like it is a taboo subject. Last Saturday, 6-year old A.J. and I had a nice Father-Son day where we shared a movie (Escape From Planet […]

U.S. Supreme Court to review constitutionality of Obama’s Health Care law

U.S. Supreme Court to review constitutionality of Obama’s Health Care law

I’ll start this brief, blog post with the disclaimer that I am not making this a political rant in any way, shape, or form. Specifically, I just want to look at how this review could affect my business as a California personal injury attorney. Almost 15 years ago to the day, California voters passed a […]

Sad day, again, for the Constitution

Sad day, again, for the Constitution

Looks like Prop 8 wins, and gay marriage (for the time being) is back to being illegal in California. This issue will most certainly be taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court. It will be interesting to see whether that court follows the law, or their emotional reactions to gay marriage. I wasn’t going to […]

Clarifying the gay marriage issue

Clarifying the gay marriage issue

I participated in a civil email exchange over the gay marriage issue and my recent blog entry on the subject. I think it is worthy of note, so I am posting my response and the initial questions. In my view, the gay marriage issue need not be religious or partisan political. The issue for our […]

In May, 2005, Rob was a secular, Jewish, thirty-something, Los Angeles, personal injury attorney whose idea of getting up early on a Sunday was getting up for the third quarter of the first televised, NFL games.

Thirsting on the idea of playing in a band for the first time in a decade, Rob finally accepted his neighbor's request to get up at seven-in-the-morning on Sundays in order to participate.

Eleven months later, his world was turned upside down by Jesus. Instantly, he began leading songs on the worship team and, today, he now leads that same LIFEhouse worship team in which he was initially invited to join as a non-believer.

God is cool like that.