Category Archives: writing

More thoughts on the Christian response to Ferguson

By | November 25, 2014

See. here’s the thing, Christians: we have an opportunity to speak out about injustice to our fellow humans, our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, and we are largely silent or even supporting the whitewash in #Ferguson. We were so righteously angry over same-sex marriage and Chik-Fil-A. We were so righteously angry over a baker… Read More »

Quotes from “Stars in the Texas Sky”

By | November 23, 2014

I’ll be quoting from the novel “Stars in the Texas Sky” for the next few days, some of the more memorable things said by the characters. Today’s quote is from Talitha Lawson, wife of the mayor of Windmill, Texas: In a small Texas town, you follow football in the fall and baseball in the spring… Read More »

Author Appearance

By | November 10, 2014

I’m going to be interviewed at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church on Sunday, November 23, 2014, at both the 9:00 and 11:00 services. 36017 SE Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City, WA 98024

Free Book Promotions Coming Up in November

By | October 25, 2014

Free book promotions coming up in NovemberNovember 1-4 “River of Dreams” http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GW9IBI6November 23 “Mountains of the Moon” http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LZTQR9INovember 23 “Stars in the Texas Sky” http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008NNSU3U These are the Kindle editions.

Why Voting Restrictions Matter

By | October 10, 2014

This is for you who keep telling me that there is no difficulty in getting registered because “everyone has ID” and “everyone can get easily register.” You are talking nonsense when you say that. You should educate yourself. Here’s an example of what the Wisconsin Voter ID restrictions meant in real life. Thank God these… Read More »

Image of God, Image of Man

By | September 9, 2014

I want a God who is small and careful and deliberate. Who sees the secret places and comes into them. Who sees the unchecked injustices of the world and comes to set them right, one broken life at a time. Who is loving and careful, patient and kind, faithful and truthful and giving. I want… Read More »

Michael Brown and Ferguson—and Us

By | August 17, 2014

Every day people are born and people die. People marry, divorce, change jobs, have kids, watch those same kids move on to college and careers and family. These are all the ordinary things we expect are ours because we are good people, and fair, and play by the rules. Some people who have similar aspirations… Read More »