Partnering with God

This week my son generously offered to help me redo my website. I was reminded of when he was small, and wanted to help. In those days, his help was limited to following my commands: “Hold this. Hand me that.” Now he’s an adult. He knows what I like. But he also has his ownContinue reading “Partnering with God”

New Release–HOPE BREAKS THROUGH

I’m happy to announce that the Hope Trilogy is now complete! After the book’s description, please keep reading about this profound writing journey for me. Purchase at Amazon: Hope Breaks Through Also available on iBooks, Nook and others From the back cover: The tension in the town of Hope builds to a climax in thisContinue reading “New Release–HOPE BREAKS THROUGH”

Riots and Revival

Riots motivated by racial injustice destroy a town . . . . . . was a scene from my 2nd book of the HOPE Trilogy, published three weeks ago. At the time, I would not have guessed I’d be spending the Saturday night before Pentecost under a citywide curfew as the National Guard had toContinue reading “Riots and Revival”

New Release–HOPE IN THE BALANCE

I’m happy to announce that book #2 in the Hope Trilogy is now available! Purchase at Amazon: Hope in the Balance Also available on iBooks, Nook and others From the back of the book— The small town of Hope is shaken when teenagers Kelsey and Harmonie uncover its skeletons of the past. Will those secretsContinue reading “New Release–HOPE IN THE BALANCE”

Corona Virus–5 Areas for a Fresh Start

Have you ever clicked something on your computer, then suddenly realized that you made a horrific, disastrous mistake? At first you freeze, your mind scrambling for some way to take it back. Then you panic. You want to scream, cry, punch something, swear, or run away and join a monastery. But eventually, you find aContinue reading “Corona Virus–5 Areas for a Fresh Start”

Jesus and Social Distancing

The dawning sun did its best to peek through the clouds as I prayerwalked my neighborhood this morning. I prayed that all of my neighbors would wake up feeling a supernatural peace, and a trust that God was for them, not against them. I prayed that as the world is being shaken, they would holdContinue reading “Jesus and Social Distancing”

Hope is a Dangerous Place–New Release

I’m happy to announce the release of my newest novel, the first in a new trilogy with the theme of pursuing revival and societal transformation in America. As always, the truths I want to present are woven into an entertaining suspense story, this time set in rural Colorado. The hope for revival rests upon severalContinue reading “Hope is a Dangerous Place–New Release”

Revival and Societal Transformation

      What does revival look like? How might a true revival transform our society? When I was young, I read everything I could about historic revivals. Here are just a few of my heroes— I was enthralled by the courage of men like John G. Paton who led an entire island of cannibalsContinue reading “Revival and Societal Transformation”

All the People We’ll Meet this Christmas

As I’m working on writing my fourth novel, starting a new trilogy on the topic of hope, I’ve been studying Johnny Enlow’s RISE teaching on bringing God’s kingdom into the 7 mountains of culture: government, business, education, religion, media, arts & entertainment, and family. As a teacher, I’ve been especially fascinated by his ideas onContinue reading “All the People We’ll Meet this Christmas”