For the burnt out Christian creative...

6 months ago I was paralyzed. Figuratively, I should clarify. By what, I…


The dark, cloaked, scythe-wielding elephant in the room.

No one likes to be reminded of death. It’s the elephant in the room. The dark,…


Why I created a new translation of the Book of Matthew (sort of)

Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard someone ask, “Why should I believe in…


The four fears

"How are you going to make a million dollars in a year?" he said as he finished…


Why great stories make me sad

Parting is such sweet sorrow. Ever since I was a kid, great stories made me…


How to find your voice as a writer, musician, or creative

So there we were. At a restaurant, sitting around this table with people from…


What does it really mean to forgive?

"Forgive God? Are you crazy?" I asked my friend Mike. "He's God. Why do I have…