Free Books, Free Shipping: How to Sell Christian Books without Amazon

The Christian publishing industry is at a crossroads. As Tim Challies recently mentioned in  The Power Over Christian Publishing We’ve Given To Amazon, the validity of a book is measured by its presence on Amazon. This means that Amazon ultimately controls the promotion (or absence) of orthodox Christian doctrine. The problem is not Amazon, folks. […]

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Market, Money, Time and Faith Porn Fiction

I am in the process of writing a very fun sci-fi suspense trilogy. I call it Pogland. Fun and challenging and time-consuming (which is why I’ve been off of social media).  If you know me, you know I have some strong views on the role theology needs to play in fiction. I came across a […]

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Bible Quotes for Writers

Purpose for Writing: The Glory of God The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.Day to day pours forth speech,And night to night reveals knowledge.There is no speech, nor are there words;Their voice is not heard.Their line has gone out through all the earth,And their […]

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Bible Quotes for Writers

Purpose for Writing: The Glory of God The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.Day to day pours forth speech,And night to night reveals knowledge.There is no speech, nor are there words;Their voice is not heard.Their line has gone out through all the earth,And their […]

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Biblical Hierarchy of Human Needs

Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy is taken as “common sense” to many people who see it. His famous pyramid prioritizes man’s needs. Physiological needs stabilize the base and are the primary requirement of man. Moving up in lessening urgency we see other “good to have” needs until finally, at the top after all other needs are met, […]

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Hoping for Better Things

Book Review: We Hope for Better Things by Erin Bartels There are two things I look for in Christian fiction. One is creativity, the second is meaning. We Hope for Better Things debut novel by Erin Bartels gives you both. Erin Bartels is wife of Zachary Bartels, author of Playing Saint and All Souls Day. […]

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Heartache, Broken People

Mental problems are probably the most feared type of issue Christians face. Yes, we’re afraid of hunger and pain. But God will provide and God will comfort, and eventually these kinds of sufferings will be solved. But problems like we see in Broken Pieces are the ones nobody would choose. It doesn’t easily fit into […]

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Use the Rainbow, Please!

In the name of one thing, they hang a banner declaring the character of God, his BEAUTIFUL, AMAZING, PATIENT LOVE. The problem with society’s use of the Rainbow today is the ironic REAL DECLARATION they unknowingly make. If you fly the flag, you preach the Bible to all God’s faithful people. You are reminding us […]

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