In case you forgot since my last post went live, I am giving away two free ebooks today only for Cyber Monday! As you may or may not have heard, I’ve self-published two books in the past few years. The first is Plethora, a YA fantasy spoof novel filled with rollicking adventure and heartfelt, emotional teen … More Cyber Monday Reminder!
Can a Christian have ambitions in the arts? Is it possible to serve Jesus and have artistic merit at the same time? Can you have some of the world without losing your soul? These questions and many similar ones arose as I read about the life of Christian rock star Larry Norman in Why Should the … More ‘Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music’ and Ambition?
It has been a coon’s age since I’ve shared any new poetry on the blog and I think it’s time to crack open the ol’ notebook and expose a line or two to the world. I’m sharing this one after a couple minor snow showers we’ve had here in Missouri. “The Lady of Snow” was … More Poem: The Lady of Snow
Lately I’ve been studying the first four chapters of the gospel of Matthew. I thought I’d share some thoughts from each section from time to time here on the blog. This post is the first in the series and covers chapter 1:1-17. Before Christ was born there was Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. From Jacob came … More Before Christ
Note: This post is a discussion centered around the book The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson and does not include any reference to the recent Netflix adaptation. Four people decide to spend their summer in a haunted house. The leader is a scientist trying to prove paranormal activity is a thing. His assistants include … More The Individualism Behind ‘The Haunting of Hill House’