A couple of weeks ago, I interviewed pastor Britt Merrick about his first book, Big God: What Happens When We Trust Him.
Britt is a surfer. When I say he’s a surfer I mean it in two ways. He’s both a man who rides the killer waves of Southern California beaches, and a soul surfer on an intense journey riding the unpredictable waves of life with a lot of moxie.
When Britt started writing Big God he knew that the book would be about faith and exploring the Biblical heroes from Hebrews Chapter 11. What he didn’t know was that he’d be called to the most difficult challenge of his life at the same time. His 5-year-old daughter Daisy, was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer, a Wilms’ tumor, that was about the size of a football in her abdomen. The tumor was removed shortly after discovery, but the Merrick’s still had to face several months of chemotherapy treatments and an uncertain outcome.
So when Britt started talking about faith in our interview, I had to listen. Here is a guy who has clung to Jesus with everything he has in him. I hope you’ll take a listen too. If you do, I think you’ll agree that our God is a Big God, and with His help we can have faith big enough to make it through the ups and downs of life’s storms.
Click here to hear my interview with Britt.
June 25, 2010 at 4:05 pm Comment (1)