In the Hood with Billy Coffey

When-mockingbirds-sing

A lot of people talk about the art of writing. Some of the people who say they are writers simply practice the art of hype. But Billy Coffey is the real deal. A good-hearted fellow who can craft a story from table scraps. Billy’s latest book — When Mockingbirds Sing — will hit the shelves [Read More...]

Living Biblically with a vagina

Amish

Over at her blog this week, Rachel Held Evans related her frustrations over working with a Christian publisher. In this case, Thomas Nelson, because they have banned the use of the word “vagina” in her upcoming book, “A Year of Biblical Womanhood.” I suppose when they signed contract with Rachel it never occurred to the [Read More...]

Ministering to the Unemployed

Last week I was in Pendleton to meet with a prosecutor. No. I’m not in trouble. Not yet, anyway. We were just chatting about some people we knew and stories we’d heard. While we were talking, the Guv’ner slipped into the coffee house. I didn’t notice him at first, what with the storytelling that was [Read More...]


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