Announcing a new feature….

Some of you who have read my blog posts for a while have probably noticed that I refer to films a lot. A variety of posts that I have done didn't really fit into the "thoughts on writing" or "thoughts on faith" categories that I set up for this blog in 2015. To make things …

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Movie projector in a smoke filled room. Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash

3 Unusual Christian Movies Worth Watching

I've talked about movies several times on this blog. I've discussed mainstream Hollywood movies with spiritual themes, movies that find unique ways to talk about God, and even looked at how scary movies may get closer to describing religious ideas than other genres do. This time, I'd like to recommend a few movies written or …

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PWR Writing Retreat Spring 2019 Presentation Slides

I've found that it's sometimes hard to read a presentation's transcript and understand it without seeing the visuals it used. With that in mind, here's a link where you can view the slides for the presentation I talked about several days ago:!Ah7QEL13BhN861xPteFqjxZPZuvF If you want, you can also check out the text and slides for …

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Taylor University Writing Retreat Spring 2019

I've had the pleasure of speaking at several events at Taylor University, including presentations about C.S Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. I've also given some presentations within my major, Professional Writing. Yesterday, the professional writing students held one of its writing retreats. I got to give a presentation and take a few photos of the event: …

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A man hands a copy of the Bible to Henry VII in an illustration from the 1992 book "History of the Pilgrims and Puritans." You can find this photo on Wikipedia and Flickr, it's public domain.

Answering the Puritans Part 5

In this series (click here for Part 1), I’m looking at 5 questions about arts based on something a Puritan wrote and giving some answers. To read my thoughts on the previous question, click here. Question (4 out of 5): Is spending money on entertainment wasteful? Answer: There are certainly occasions where spending money on entertainment is …

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