ELL, I never set out to make children’s books. I am uber-thankful to get the opportunity and super-humbled that anyone wants to read them to their kids. Hearing stories about how families have used some of what I’ve written really is one of my professional highlights.
t’s the book that crushed a political hatchet man, led a world-renowned scientist to faith, and robbed a prideful entrepreneur of billions of dollars. The politician was Chuck Colson of the famed Watergate scandal; the scientist was Francis Collins, nominated by President Obama as director of the National Institutes of Health; and the businessman was Thomas Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza.
HERE seem to be no stones left unturned in the life of C. S. Lewis. We even have his diary from his early to mid-20s in print, published as All My Road Before Me. I think most of us would cringe at the notion of inner thoughts from our young adult years being made public. Can the man have no privacy?
AVE you ever just hit a brick wall in trying to understand something in the Bible? Me too. Here’s some things to do when you get stuck.
Y book Life in the Wild: Fighting for Faith in a Fallen World is my favorite work I’ve published to date. It unpacks seven effects of the fall based on the third chapter of Genesis. For a limited time, my publisher, The Good Book Company, has made the ebook version free for download here.
ast week while in Michigan I did an interview on K-Love about my new children’s books “Why God? Big Answers About God and Why We Believe in Him.” I did the interview in my car using bluetooth, with a breathtaking view of Lake Superior from the shore of Marquette.
ETER let Jesus down a lot. To be fair, all the disciples ran away the night Jesus was arrested (Matthew 26:31). They all failed. But Peter was exceptional. He was an even bigger failure than the rest. Three times he said he didn’t know Jesus. That was one dark night for everyone. Especially for Peter.
E was for infanticide before infanticide was morally acceptable among politicians in New York and Virginia. That’s one of the reasons Tom Bartlett’s recent article in the Chronicle about Harvard professor Steven Pinker, carries the title, “Why Do People Love to Hate Steven Pinker?” Bartlett argues that the professor’s “gospel of human progress” has made him a lot of enemies.