Banned Questions About Christians: The Contributors

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I am excited about, and very proud of, the coming release of the third book in my “Banned Questions” series, Banned Questions About Christians.  in a recent blog post, I listed the 50 questions my team of respondents and I take on in this volume. In this post, I’m pleased to share the names and [Read More...]

Banned Questions About Christians: The Questions

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I’m excited to announce that my next book in the Banned Questions book series, “Banned Questions About Christians,” is available for pre-order at Chalice Press and Amazon. These books ship by year’s end, but I wanted to offer a preview of the questions we will take on in this, the third volume in the series! Please check [Read More...]

Dad of Divas: The Interview

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I did an interview recently for a parenting blog called www.DadofDivas.com.  They have a feature called “Dads in the Limelight” where they ask public figures who also are dads some questions about parenting, marriage and family life. Thanks to DadofDivas for allowing me to reprint the interview here. Be sure to check out their website for more resources on parenting, [Read More...]

One Sins, We All Suffer

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(Another Lenten reflection from the collection I did with Chalice Press, this time looking at the nature of sin and suffering in an environmental context.) “Shout out, do not hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion, to the house of Jacob their sins.” -Isaiah 58:1 Alternative energy [Read More...]

The Only Way Out is Through (A Lenten Reflection)

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(I decided to share some meditations I wrote for Chalice Press a few years ago for their Lenten Meditation book. Here’s hoping these help guide you through this time of reflection, shadow and wrestling with the complexities of mortality.) A day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! -Joel 2:2 Who [Read More...]

I’m an A-hole Dad

(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith, fatherhood and family) Mattias: “Dad, I forgive you.” Me: “But I didn’t do anything wrong.” Mattias: “That’s okay. I forgive you anyway.” -Mattias, 5 years, 1 month I’m a big, gigantic jerk of a dad. My son, Mattias, is a charmer. [Read More...]

Did Jesus Ever Sin?

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Most Christians’ first reaction to this question is to answer this with a resounding “Of course not!” After all, he was the Son of God; he had to be blameless in order to be the perfect sacrifice…right? But what if we consider Jesus crucifixion and resurrection differently? Many today believe Jesus died because of the sins of [Read More...]

More on the Beautiful Stupidity of Writing (Part 2)

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The Beautiful Stupidity of Writing (Part 1) Beautiful, Stupid Writing (Blog to Books) – Pt 3 Yesterday I wrote the first article in this series of posts on why it is that I write. Today I’ll jump ahead to the so-called more “successful” period of my writing work. I got my first book deal back [Read More...]


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