21 Oct 2015

Get ambitious. Order now.

Soon, I’m going to give away ALL of these copies of my new favorite book. So stay tuned… details of the giveaways are coming. Who wrote my new favorite book? Eugene Peterson, Luci Shaw, Scott Cairns, Jeanne Murray Walker, Gina Ochsner, and Bret Lott… just for starters Read all about

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16 Oct 2015

Ten years ago this month…

An anniversary slipped past me on October 5. Ten years ago this month, I signed the contract for my first two novels. I remember that I could hardly believe it. I’m grateful that I was provided all that I needed to rise to the occasion. I’m grateful for all that

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01 Apr 2015

Looking Elsewhere: MFA Adventures, April Foolishness, and More

From April Fool’s antics to coming attractions, this installment of “Looking Elsewhere” is loaded with goodness.

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04 Sep 2014

She’s Growing Up So Fast! Auralia’s Colors is 7 Years Old

My first novel Auralia’s Colors — currently on sale at Amazon for a bargain price — is 7 years old today! She’s growing up so fast. Why do I bother celebrating the 7th anniversary of my own book? That’s easy. Thanks to WaterBrook Press (now WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, Auralia’s Colors

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06 Jul 2014

Summer Reading Bargain: Auralia’s Colors is Less Than $5 at Amazon

This summer, Amazon is offering you Auralia’s Colors — both the paperback edition and the Kindle edition — for less than $5.

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15 Mar 2014

Three Years Ago Today, We Raised Our Glasses to the Ale Boy

“This is my favorite fantasy series,” says the latest Amazon reviewer of The Ale Boy’s Feast, the fourth and final book in my series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread. “I recommend it to everyone 13 through 120.”

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10 Mar 2014

What’s So Funny? – Part 2

When movies make fun of religious characters, should we laugh?

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09 Mar 2014

What’s So Funny? (Or: Christianity and Comedy are Not Exclusive)

A criminal steals a baby. Are you laughing? A rabbi uses Jesus’s name in vain? Is that funny?

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27 Jan 2014

Through a Screen Darkly… Again?

My book Through a Screen Darkly was published in 2007. Martha Bayles’ book, grabbing the same title, was published in January 2014. I’m going to take that as a compliment.

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16 Jan 2014

In Case You Missed It: Personal Highlights of 2013

I am so grateful for evenings, weekends, and coffee breaks. Those are the chances I have to share what I do best. I hope that some of it was useful to you in 2013. Here are some of the highlights of my past year…

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