Category Archives: Personal

Too Shocked to Pray: A Personal Update

Faith can make use of the waters of affliction, to swim faster to Christ.


“13 Reasons Why” Is Deceptive and Destructive

Netflix’s new teen drama on suicide is wildly popular. I cannot overstate how destructive it is.

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Introducing the Christian Standard Bible

News about a translation that seeks to combine accuracy and readability.


Visiting the Home and Grave of C. S. Lewis

Come along on a journey from the famous pub where Lewis and Tolkien discussed their writing, to the home and grave of C. S. Lewis.

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Visiting the Home and Grave of G. K. Chesterton

In England, I feel less like a tourist seeing sights and more like a pilgrim giving thanks.

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Off to England

Our family’s romance-infused trip to the United Kingdom.


My New Role at LifeWay: Bible and Reference Publisher

I’m honored to join a team responsible for stewarding God’s Word and continuing LifeWay’s tradition of faithful Bible publishing.


According to Moses, I’m Over the Hill

On turning 35, and why I ask the Lord to establish the work of my hands.

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Malia Obama Is Taking a Gap Year. So Did I.

How God used a year off between high school and college to change my life.

Also posted in Education, Reaching Romania | | 2 Comments

Thank You For Praying For My Next Book, Here’s An Update

On the other side of four days of extensive writing…

Also posted in This Is Our Time, Writing | | 5 Comments