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Michael Griego is an active Silicon Valley businessman, consultant, author and speaker. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Occidental College and Stanford University. For the past 25 years he has also studied the Scriptures and taught and developed Bible study coursework for churches, seminars and home groups. He resides in the south bay with his wife of 40 years. He has 3 married children and 10 grandchildren.

  • More Rapture Miscalculations

    The Rapture is a human construct. This need not be a controversial statement amongst Christians. Look past dogmatic schematics and study the Scriptures in context of historic Hebrew prophets, Jesus’ own words and historic evidence before us. ♦ When it… Read More ›

  • The Real Secret

    Many still discuss the popular book “The Secret” which promotes a fix to all life’s problems through one’s thoughts and the “Law of Attraction.” What’s the problem with thinking positive? Be careful what you think. ♦ For many people, even believers… Read More ›

  • A Singular Calling

    One’s calling is often confused with vocation or life purpose and path in worldly terms. This is actually a great distortion that has led many people astray. ♦ There is but one calling: His calling, His purpose. Yes, you may be… Read More ›

  • Wise Fathering

    Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. (Ephesians 6:4) ♦ In his instructive letter to the early Christians in the city of Ephesus, the Apostle Paul instructs… Read More ›

  • King Josiah’s Amazing Discovery

    While it might be disconcerting to witness a once godly nation stray so far from its roots and original moorings, the story of King Josiah and his amazing discovery gives hope to renewal and righteous reforms. ♦ Josiah was eight years old… Read More ›

  • Living a Healed Life?

    Our heart wounds are a source of shame and a great cover-up from which we construct a false self. We can enter healed into a new journey and initiation with God. ♦ If we’re honest with ourselves and each other, we’re all… Read More ›

  • Living in Spiritual Warfare

    The Enemy is real and destructive. But even many Christians have trouble accepting the reality of “the Devil.” If Christ acknowledged him, why not us? ♦ While many will acknowledge the spiritual realm in our lives (“I’m a very spiritual person”… Read More ›

  • The Bible and Cultural Whims

    A judicial decision shakes and divides a nation once again. What is the bigger context of cultural trends, pressures and opinions in light of Biblical history? ♦ The Bible is full of historical accounts of cultural shifts led by strategic… Read More ›

  • Joshua, Decisions and Devotion

    While intentions are noble and we yearn to be obedient, it is common to succumb to choices in life that are not of God or consistent with His Word. ♦ Joshua led the people of God, the Israelites, into the… Read More ›

  • Praying for Your Family

    Here is a simple framework that will help direct specific prayers for you and your family and quite possibly redirect your personal prayer life. ♦ The first nine chapters of the first book of Chronicles is that part of the Bible that… Read More ›

  • “Layman” in the Marketplace

    There should really be no distinction between a marketplace Christian and a marketplace minister. In truth, ministry happens, or should happen, every day in the marketplace ♦ The Marketplace and Ministry Throughout civilized societies the marketplace has been closely aligned with… Read More ›

  • Living in Godly Obedience

    Are you living in obedience and freedom or guilt and bondage? Many Christians mix these up and operate life in shackles of their own making. ♦ Just the very mention of the word ‘obedience’ can cause a quiet, internal stir of… Read More ›