Caption: [Rick Hohn: Introduction to his Work and Ministry]
A man is facing the camera. He’s sitting in a power wheelchair
in front of some plants and a small American flag hangs from his chair.
He’s wearing a head stylus.
Caption: [Pastor Rick Hohn]
Rick [synthesized speech]: “Hello! My name is Rick Hohn, one
of the pastors of Green Oak Ranch Healing Community in Vista, California.
The ranch is a rehabilitation center for people recovering from substance
Rick: “Ever so briefly, let me say that I was born with cerebral
palsy affecting all four limbs and speech. But with the Lord’s
strength, I can do everything that anybody else does, if man doesn’t
get in the way.”
An over-the-shoulder view shows Rick’s device interface.
Rick: “You are hearing me speak with a DynaVox. I am an consultant
with the company that manufactures it.”
The camera returns to facing Rick.
Rick: “Please allow me now, in this video, to share a golden
nugget that represents sermons that the Lord gives me to uplift the
members of the church. One of my favorite verses in the bible is Phillipians
1:21 where it says…”
Caption [For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain]
Rick: “I love it! It says so much in only several words, ten
words to be exact. For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. First
we notice that this statement is a personal testimony of Paul’s.
For me he writes, to live is Christ and to die is gain. Nobody can dispute
a personal testimony because it is ours, and we own it. Nobody can argue
with what we personally feel.” [the sermon continues…]
Caption: [Clip is courtesy of Rick Hohn and Spirit Wheels Ministry.
The original video (“Rick Hohn: A Man of God”) was altered
by U.W. enABLES for this clip.]