Readers Like the View From the Top of Raven’s Ladder

Here are some of the reviews and endorsements for Raven's Ladder from book reviewers, bloggers, and authors: • Where Auralia’s Colors spoke of the promise of enlightenment, and Cyndere’s Midnight told a tale of new hope born from the depths of despair, Raven’s Ladder reveals both the power and the fragility of vision. - Fred Warren • Raven's Ladder ... is a book that dares to be beautiful. - S.J. Deal: • I am in awe of this man’s ability to imagine a whole world and then create it in word … [Read more...]

Where’s Christopher Guest When You Need Him?

Best film of 2010 so far: The new Domino's Pizza video. … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part 3 (The Top Ten!)

And here they are at last: My ten favorite movies of 2009. … [Read more...]

It’s Filling Up Fast! The Glen Workshop 2010 is Open for Registration!

84 people have already registered for The Glen Workshop.That's what Image journal's publisher Greg Wolfe reported yesterday, when registration finally opened for the public.So don't wait! Workshops are filling up fast.Here's the tough part. You have to choose. Which workshop or seminar do you want to attend?A songwriting workshop with Over the Rhine, a drawing workshop with the great Barry Moser, a writing workshop with the author of Girl Meets God and Mudhouse … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part Two

Image has posted Part Two of my year-end reflection on the movies of 2009. Today: #20 - #11. … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part One. And an Urgent Appeal.

It's time for me to join the parade of list-makers... … [Read more...]

Will U2’s “Songs of Ascent” Blast Off in June?

Members of U2 are talking again. … [Read more...]

Newborn Novel

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A Christmas Eve appeal

Every Christmas, it's a different verse that burns with new vitality for me.This year, it's this one: O come, Desire of nations, bind In one the hearts of all mankind; Bid Thou our sad divisions cease, And be Thyself our King of Peace. Merry Christmas, everyone.May God grant us all a greater appreciation for the grace we celebrate tonight. … [Read more...]

Is This the Year’s Best Christmas Film?

That's my question in my latest article at Image's Good Letters blog. … [Read more...]