Today we inaugurate a new president. For half the country, it's a day to celebrate. For the other half, it's a day to mourn. It's either the end of a nightmare or the beginning of one, a brand new day or the end of the world. There is no middle ground. Not anymore. And that, … Continue reading The End of the World..Or The Beginning?
Hello! No new #historyfriday post today. Instead, in honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, I'm throwing it back to a post I wrote about his life and his legacy. You can read it here Have a great weekend!
Happy New Year! I hope you all had a blessed Christmas and are gearing up to make 2021 the best year yet. Or, at the very least, better than 2020. Right? For me, the new year always brings a lot of excitement. It feels like a fresh start, a clean slate, a chance to make … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
In December 1920, an innocent three year-old named John asked his father about a person he'd heard rumors about for the past few weeks. Who was this Father Christmas fellow? Where did he come from? Where did he live? Simple, ordinary questions from a curious child, not unlike queries pressed upon parents all over the … Continue reading Father Christmas and The Goblins
The tree is up, the lights are hung, the season of Advent is here. So, naturally, I want to talk about leprosy. Now, hold on--hear me out. Yes, usually devotional readings during this time of year focus on the birth of Christ, and I truly hope you're soaking in the story of the coming of … Continue reading A Little Christmas Leprosy
Pre-orders for "If It Rains" are now available at even MORE stores!Pre-sales just went live at:Barnes and Noble christianbook.comCokesburyHeavenSentChristianBook DepositoryPresale also available at Amazon, Books-A-Million, and Tyndale. Prefer to shop small or independent book stores instead? Make a request to your favorite local store by phone or in person, asking them to carry "If It … Continue reading More IF IT RAINS Pre-Order news!
2020 has been a year to forget. Every time we turned around, a new threat. COVID. Tiger King. Murder hornets. It was always something else to kill our mind, body, or soul. But I guess it could have been worse. At least the air wasn't trying to kill us. On December 4, 1952, a cloud … Continue reading The Great Smog of London
History Friday is taking a break this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday but don't worry--we'll be back next week! Have a blessed Thanksgiving!
2020 has been a year where I have been overwhelmed by the goodness of God. It has also been the year in which I struggled to see it the most. Because I am a believer, but I struggle with unbelief. There are moments when I am filled with faith and awe, sure I am sitting … Continue reading Help Me in My Unbelief
This year has been a doozy for sure, but I still have *so* much to be thankful for, including being a part of the Tyndale family of authors and YOU, my patient readers, who have stuck by me on this long journey. To celebrate, I'm giving away two books from Tyndale authors, both of them … Continue reading Thankful for YOU GiVeAwAy!