I believe that it was October, 1975, when my wife and I were asked to conduct an activity for the children of our church. While planning the evening, I remembered a toy magic set that my brother used to have when we were just boys. After tracking down the old set, and trying to figure out how these simple tricks worked, I was impressed with the idea that these "toys" were far more than mere tricks with which to fool and/or entertain; but rather wonderful tools that I could use to capture people's attention and illustrate the message of the Gospel!
I WAS EXCITED!
Many years have passed since then, and I am still excited, as each year God has allowed me to see thousands of people, young and old, give their hearts and lives to Jesus Christ -- not by magic, nor by entertainment, but by His Spirit! And my prayer is that God will bring many more souls to Himself, as I continue to offer my life to Him, for His good purpose."
Mel LaMar, originally from Taylor, Michigan, now lives in Greeley, Colorado, with his wife of forty one years, Beverly. Together, Mel & Beverly have four grown children and four grandchildren. Mel's programs are fun-filled displays of magical illusion, expert juggling and ventriloquism that are sure to delight both young and old. Most importantly, Mel shares the message of God's love and salvation through Jesus Christ in a crystal clear, convincing manner. A member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the International Jugglers' Association, and the Fellowship of Christian Magicians, LaMar has been performing professionally for thirty nine years, and as a full-time "Magical Minister" for the past thirty two years. He has ministered widely, thoughout the United States and in fifteen countries throughout the world and has seen over fifteen thousand decisions for Jesus Christ. Mel LaMar will be a blessing to your church or Christian organization!