postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?

PostChristian final cover

I’m getting really excited about the release of my next book on August 12th, “postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?” with Hachette/Jericho. Though it’s still two months away from the hardback release, I have a few exciting things to share. First, I found out today that Jericho will be at Wild [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Badass Jesus” Edition

See, it only looks like a fair contest until Jesus pulls that "Over the Top" move Stallone does and then...BAM.

Taking a departure from heinous church signs today to delve into the disturbingly rich landscape of badass Jesus iconography. Like them, or Jesus will personally rip you in half. [Read more...]

Ten free Blood Doctrine Books – Claim Yours

Blood doctrine cover

For the next couple of weeks, we’re running a giveaway on Goodreads. Click the button in the widget below if you’re on Goodreads and be entered to win a free copy of my novel, Blood Doctrine. Can be any e-book format you like, or we will mail a hard copy. Part of the goal is [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Cow Gang” Edition

Certainly no gang member could be offended to be compared to a lazy, dumb, fat, shiftless cow, right? RIGHT???

I once came up on a cow gang. They was like, “Yo, gimme all your milk, biped,” and I was all “TIP.” That was the end of that. [Read more...]

Why I Feel Sorry for Donald Sterling

Memphis Grizzlies v San Antonio Spurs - Game One

Donald Sterling, eccentric billionaire and owner – at least for the moment – of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, learned firsthand the weight of his own words on Tuesday. After allegedly being recorded making numerous racist remarks about African-Americans (both on his team and otherwise), the National Basketball Association handed him a lifetime suspension from association [Read More...]

Advance Copies of BLOOD DOCTRINE? We’ve Got That!

BD T shirt

Yeah, I hear you. All of your friends listen covetously as you brag about how you were a part of the movement known as the BLOOD DOCTRINE novel project. They’re secretly seething through their forced smiles and gritting teeth, wishing they had jumped on the train when they had the chance. Well we shouldn’t leave [Read More...]

What Rock & Roll and Religion Have in Common

metal

I grew up with music in my life. At first, it was a combination of my dad’s Willie Nelson and Ray Charles with my mom’s old southern Gospel hymns. I’d sit under the piano, feeling the vibrations as she played “Blessed Assurance,” and then lie on the floor in front of the speakers as Ike [Read More...]

Envy: Greed’s Ugly Cousin

Envy

I drive a Prius. I wouldn’t exactly say it’s a sexy car; the word “practical” comes to mind. It gets good mileage, is safe, and fits our family of four just fine in most cases. It’s gotten its share of dings and dents over the years, but it has been a very reliable and low [Read More...]


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