About Bill Blankschaen

Bill Blankschaen is a writer, author, and speaker who empowers people to live an authentic life with abundant faith. A former pastor, Christian school leader, and master teacher, he is the founder of FaithWalkers (Faithwalkers.com) where he equips Christians to live an authentic life and a blogger on faith and cultural issues at Patheos and TheResurgent.com. He is the author of several books including A Story Worth Telling: Your Field Guide to Living an Authentic Life, What God Wants You to Do Next, The Secret to Explosive Personal Growth, and multiple collaborative books including his latest with co-author Erick Erickson — You Will Be Made to Care: The War on Faith, Family, and Your Freedom to Believe (Regnery, February 22, 2016).
In addition to his own writing and speaking, Bill helps other people and organizations tell their own story in effective ways. He comes alongside authors as a collaborative writer, handcrafts engaging materials as a content creator, and creates an effective brand strategy as a platform developer with his team of creatives and digital technicians. (BillintheBlank.com)

Debunking the 8 Most Popular Myths about Christian Education

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It would be sinful for me to send my children to a public school in America.I'm not saying it would be sinful for you to do so, but I could not do it with a clean conscience.And therefore, to do so would be sinful for me.My parents took great pains to ensure I received a distinctly Christian education and I am doing the same for my children.Over my dozen years in Christian education, I interviewed a lot of parents and students.And I do mean a lot.I got to hear just … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Halftime Show Preaches Gay Marriage Gospel

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Was it just me or did the Super Bowl 50 halftime show get commandeered to make us care?When did it become an opportunity to advance a political agenda?Wardrobe malfunctions are one thing but whatever happened to just enjoying a game of football and a few funny commercials?Not anymore. Instead, watching the Super Bowl has become an exercise in dodging subtle—and not so subtle—messages from the secular Left, particularly the LGBT community.With Super Bowl 50 being played in San Fran … [Read more...]

BYU: Latest Victim of Left’s Discrimination Tactics

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Students at Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark School of Law are facing the possibility of their school losing accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA) thanks to a current battle between the school and a group of dissident students identified as FreeBYU.org.These students have alleged that BYU has violated the ABA’s nondiscrimination policies by expelling students who choose to leave the Mormon religion (which subsidizes the university) or live in same-sex rel … [Read more...]

2015: A Bloody Year for Christianity

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2015 was bloody year to be a Christian.With today’s media making such a fuss about Islamaphobia, homophobia or any other perceived slight against other groups, Americans may have been distracted from a very intense and ongoing persecution of Christians around the world.It shows no sign of weakening in 2016.In the words of Open Doors, an organization founded in 1955 to assist persecuted Christians, 2015 has been “the most violent and sustained attack on Christian faith in modern hi … [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins and the Demise of Christianity

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In an interview a few years back, atheist Richard Dawkins took a momentary break from attacking Christianity to make a candid statement.His comments have gotten renewed attention with the rise of ISIS.He contemplated whether the object of his criticism holds some value after all: There are no Christians, as far as I know, blowing up buildings. I am not aware of any Christian suicide bombers. I am not aware of any major Christian denomination that believes the penalty for apostasy is d … [Read more...]

Urgent! Join Our Book Launch Team to Help Defend Freedom of Conscience

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There is a war in America on your faith, family, and freedom to believe.For far too long, many of us have tried to stay on the sidelines, hoping the wildfire would burn past and leave us, our family, and our church alone.But those days are gone. The sidelines are shrinking. Everyone is fair game now.The florist, the baker, the pharmacist, the student, the coach, the small business owner, the parents, the children — all of them will be made to care.For several years, Erick E … [Read more...]

10 Topics Every Christian Couple Should Discuss before Marriage

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How do I know the person God wants me to marry?My son asked me this question not long ago. It's a question I get often from readers trying to figure out what God wants them to do next.On the one hand, the question is much simpler than we make it. On the other hand, it is far more nuanced than we'd like to admit.Almost 18 years have passed since my wife and I said I do. Six kids later, we're rapidly approaching that time in life when our own children will be deciding when to get … [Read more...]

5 Gears: The Solution to Never Having Enough Time

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I'm probably the only one to feel as if I can never do enough, never be enough, never [insert your favorite complaint here]. But maybe you've felt that way, too?I sometimes wonder what the Apostle Paul could be talking about when he prays in Ephesians 3:19  that we would be "filled with all the fullness of God."Fullness? Are you kidding me? Most days I'm happy to feel as if I have anything in my God cup, let alone have it filled to overflowing. And my family often feels that impact of … [Read more...]


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