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While the older generation is content to sit around and critique culture, that culture is moving beyond them. At some point the traditional church and…
The good news is that even though we walk through this valley of death, we don’t have to fear, at least not for ourselves! Unfortunately,…
My writing is a very authentic journey of discovery. I’m going out there to learn who I am. My readers, consequently, take the same journey…
My research for ‘Adam’ affected me profoundly, particularly the research into evil’s underbelly. We tend not to think about evil until it pokes its head…
My idea for ‘BoneMan’s Daughters’ came from the loss of my own daughter when she left home to live with a monster at age 18.…
Most believers struggle to really believe in the supernatural as a meaningful, deterministic reality except during moments when they are drawn to it, perhaps during…
It is critical that writers who embrace the light of Christ’s redemptive love characterize the darkness arrayed against us in a way that is consistent…
If readers, young and old, would take even a moment to reflect on our rapidly shifting culture and ideology, I would be happy. Many leaders…
I think everything we do, on one level or another, as writers, most of our writing is informed by our world view. It’s informed by…
I studied philosophy, religious studies, and English. My training was writing four full-length novels and hiring an editor to tear them apart. I had enough…
I never write my stories as a wake-up call as such. I simply explore the kinds of situations that I find personally challenging by placing…
My stories are not Christianized at all. I don’t even have any Christians in my stories. What they are, are stories about ordinary people going…
All my books are very spiritual. I started out writing what was most natural to me, many years ago, which is religious, because I grew…
Writing wasn’t about making money. I wanted to find fulfillment in writing and telling stories, and that’s what’s driven me.
When I sit down to write a novel, I am exploring my own relationship with God, with the struggle between good and evil, my own…
I think everything we do, on one level or another, as writers, most of our writing is informed by our world view.
What matters is discovering myself under the veneer, under the layers that are wrapped around me. There are two ‘yous’; there’s ‘you’, the real you,…
I always managed to get in trouble, like every kid. But I had to learn a lot of hard lessons on my own, without parents…
For me, writing is an experience. It’s an exercise in which I want to discover myself by taking my characters to the edges of human…
It’s critical that we use a very dark brush to paint evil. When you bring the light into that darkness as characterized in John 1,…
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