I've had the immense pleasure and honor of being a part of Leonard Sweet's Story Squad, and contributing to the Open Table at PreachTheStory.com. I'll try to keep this post updated with links for you as my reviews go live each month. Any suggestions for films you'd like to see me review? Leave me a … Continue reading Preach the Story reviews!
I really should be asleep. But it's sort of like the morning before you go to Disneyland for the first time as a kid, y'know? My first book is published today. It's one of those things I always dreamed would happen but had no idea how it would. Then I learned how it could happen, … Continue reading this is the day
My BFF Allison Duke participated in a very cool blog tour about the writing process and asked me to participate. So, here we go! 1) What am I working on? My first book, Inseparable: Who I Am, Was, and Will Be in Christ, is currently at the printer. It will be in stores on October … Continue reading on the writing process
I'm not really sure why someone like me got to write a book. Because I'll be honest: I often feel like I'm a total mess. I think many of us would like to read books written by experts who have their lives together and can offer a lot of answers. And, well... that just doesn't … Continue reading So… I wrote a book
Last night my mom gave me a gem of a keepsake: my grandmother's Bible. You can just barely read her name down there in the righthand corner: Ruth Kees. Immediately I noticed my grandmother and I had something in common when it comes to our Bibles--we like to write in them. Pages were falling out … Continue reading Grandma’s Bible
So lately I have had this indescribable desire to be creative. I am a creative person (all people are in some way or another) but there are certain things I am not so great at, like painting. But even in college I would get a coloring book and crayons now and then, especially around finals! … Continue reading I want my crayons back
And the tongue is a flame of fire. It is full of wickedness that can ruin your whole life. It can turn the entire course of your life into a blazing flame of destruction, for it is set on fire by hell itself. (James 3:6, NLT) And the tongue is a fire, a world of … Continue reading wheel
My second memory verse for January: "May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb." Deuteronomy 32:2 (ESV) Reasons I chose this verse: I've recently begun writing and teaching an "Intro to Bible 101" class at my house … Continue reading rainwords