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”

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”

Responding to ISIS

ISIS continues to dominate the news headlines, from this week’s cover of Time magazine to the brutal images we see nearly every week on the national news. The closer we feel to the victims, the more personal our grief and the more urgently we want to respond. If you are Japanese, the beheading of journalistContinue reading “Responding to ISIS”

Praying for Strangers

Tonight we begin another fasting month of Ramadan, when we will join our Muslim friends and neighbors in not eating or drinking during the daylight hours.  As much as my body hates fasting, my spirit knows that my body needs to be reminded who is really in charge here.  Or as my former mentor, LouContinue reading “Praying for Strangers”