Geek Confessional: When Dreams Die Hard

This entry is part 14 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 14 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication. Thanks to some theological musings prompted by the writings of C. S. Lewis, I had stumbled into a science fiction trilogy about a group of aliens on the hunt for grace. And I was bound and …

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The Lutheran Difference: Q&A

This entry is part 31 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 31 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. So last week, we wrapped up this series on what makes Lutherans Lutheran. And while we covered a lot of subjects, I can’t shake this nagging feeling that I’ve forgotten something, and it could be something important. …

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The Lutheran Difference: It’s the End of the World as We Know It

This entry is part 30 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 30 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. I’m starting to run out of stuff to talk about. I’m sure that I’m forgetting something, and it’s probably important. If I do eventually remember whatever it is, maybe I’ll do an addenda. But since this is …

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Rogue One

I’m still trying to come down off a nerdy high right now, so you’ll forgive me please if things seem a little scattershot. I just got back from seeing Rogue One in IMAX 3D and…well, my brain is having trouble getting past the happy somersaults of my inner nerd. So …

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Geek Confessional: The Return of the Christian Fiction

This entry is part 13 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 13 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication. I’ve been spending a lot of time talking about all the garbage that I wrote when I was younger. And make no mistake, all of those writing projects were awful, no two ways about it. None …

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Wordcount Wednesday

Oh, good grief! I just realized that I haven’t exactly been keeping this up-to-date, have I? The last time I wrote a Wordcount Wednesday post, I was closing in on the finish line on my latest WIP and then…well, I never posted another update. And it’s been a month. Bad …

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The Lutheran Difference: Worship

This entry is part 29 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 29 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. Let’s say you stumble into a church on a Sunday morning. How could you tell if the worship service is Lutheran or not? That’s a tricky question to answer. While there are some within my little corner …

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The Lutheran Difference: Lutheran Preaching

This entry is part 28 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 28 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been reviewing the Lutheran understanding of Law and Gospel, as well as the three uses of the Law. This has been leading up to one of my favorite subjects, namely …

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Geek Confessional: My First Christian Fiction

This entry is part 5 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 5 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication. So over the past few trips to the confessional, I’ve been telling the story of all of my various writing projects. I never really intended for the Geek Confessional to be my authorial autobiography, but it’s …

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The Lutheran Difference: The Three Uses of the Law

This entry is part 27 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 27 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. Last week, we touched on the Lutheran understanding of Law and Gospel. But this teaching goes a little deeper than what I said in the previous post. More specifically, we understand that the Law has three distinct …

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