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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 northern California with his wife of 43 years. He has 3 married children and 10 grandchildren.

  • 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 ›

  • God and Marriage

    God’s original standard of marriage was reestablished by Christ in the New Testament. In between that time and since it has often been out of step with social norms of fallen man. ♦   The institution of marriage was established and ordained by God. It… Read More ›

  • Ape Fiction

    Many are not aware that evidence proving man evolved from apes is quite dubious. Christians and non-Christians alike should be thinking through the implications. ♦   For well over a century now, studies of bones, skulls and teeth have produced unreliable conclusions about man’s… Read More ›

  • Living a Vision

    Our life reflects our vision. Consider the vision that compels you forward each day – is it an idle vision of your own ideals or a God-inspired vision in a larger story? ♦ What are we really doing in our lives… Read More ›

  • We Are Who We Follow

    We make choices reflecting our values in whom and what purpose we’re following. Be wary of leaders and even noble causes that draw attention to something apart from the One who is the Christ. ♦ John the Baptist gave advance… Read More ›

  • Born Again Power Figure

    It took a crisis to turn around the life of an accomplished power player. Sometimes painful periods are but preparation for a greater role in God’s kingdom. ♦ Charles Colson died a year ago this month at the age of 82…. Read More ›

  • God, Boston, and Your Worldview

    Evil boldly manifested again in the public square gives rise to the age-old question: How can a good God allow such bad things to happen? ♦ So it’s happening again. More bad things in a dark world, as they have… Read More ›

  • Essentials for Daughters

    While pivotal in the upbringing of their own sons, fathers have an equally significant role and impact in the healthy development of their daughters. ♦ In a previous post, Essentials for Sons (4/5/13), the importance of parents and particularly fathers was… Read More ›

  • Essentials for Sons

    There is no doubt of a father’s role in the wise spiritual upbringing of their children – teaching them the ways and Word of Sovereign God. ♦ In the Old Testament, the Hebrews were instructed specifically to observe the teachings… Read More ›

  • Easter Springs Truth

    Even while a woefully secular culture tries to neutralize Easter, Christians can stand in bold confidence that the resurrection truth is undeniable. ♦ Amazing that as a culture we’ve become so secular that some public schools and city institutions now refer to… Read More ›