How Christian Entertainment Ignores Evil

Let’s play a game. I’m going to present a scenario I used once before -- let’s say I’m sitting in front of you, with two objects in my pockets. I take out both objects and show them to you. One object is a sex education film, the other's a porn film. What's the essential difference …

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Five Reasons Protestants Don’t Understand Artists

This article first published by The Odyssey on November 21, 2016) I should have written this article a while ago. When I started a blog about Christian spirituality, writing craft, and how they intersect, I knew I'd write this at some point. If you’ve read much of my work, you know I often discuss how …

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About Sunrise Over Beijing

In July 2015, I finished a six-month missions trip under Youth With A Mission which led deep into the Colorado Mountains, then to various parts of China and Mongolia. I wrote a memoir about my experiences, which I’m editing before looking for a publisher. "Sunrise Over Beijing" (initially titled "Scraps of Heaven")  is a collection …

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