A few changes and developments

Hello, readers. If you've kept up with me for a few years, or even just a few months, you may have noticed some changes in the blog content. That is, many posts lately are cross-posts with other places I write for, such as Patheos, Off the Page, and Huffington Post. There's a reason for this, … Continue reading A few changes and developments

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NEW RELEASE: Refocusing My Family by Amber Cantorna

I was so fortunate to have had the opportunity to read early drafts of Amber Cantorna's new memoir, Refocusing My Family: Coming out, being cast out, and discovering the true love of God. "Refocusing" is a play on the name of the fundamentalist organization, Focus on the Family, of which Amber's family is affiliated. Tragically, … Continue reading NEW RELEASE: Refocusing My Family by Amber Cantorna

“Not bad” is a perfectly fine response to “How are you doing?”

I'm going to start giving this "vlogging" thing a try. You can find more of these on a semi-weekly basis by 'liking' my Facebook page, or subscribing to my Youtube channel. I want to offer a few brief thoughts on mental illness in response to the death of Chester Bennington from Linkin Park, and why … Continue reading “Not bad” is a perfectly fine response to “How are you doing?”

My first podcast

Last week I had the opportunity and privilege to appear on The Daily Author podcast, with host Richard Keller of Wooden Pants Publishing. I answered questions about the indie publishing process (a term I prefer over "self publishing," because no one truly publishes anything by themselves!) and about my two memoirs, Confessions of a Prodigal … Continue reading My first podcast

How Christians vote: Stick it to Hillary, or WWJD?

Someone recently shared this article from the Washington Post on Facebook, with the additional commentary: “This is why (so-called) progressive Christians shouldn't scratch their heads wondering how so many Christians voted for the Donald. They did so, possibly and for some definitely, because the enemy of their enemy seemed a friend. I neither voted for … Continue reading How Christians vote: Stick it to Hillary, or WWJD?