Geek Confessional: Time to Get Numb Again

This entry is part 20 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

So in some ways, I’ve been cheating. Well, not really. I’ve actually faced a bit of dilemma when it comes to sharing these stories about how I went from unpublished wannabe to published impostor author. The dilemma is this: the order my books were published is not the order in …

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Geek Confessional: When One Becomes “Three”

This entry is part 19 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

This may come as a surprise, but when I first conceived of the book that became Failstate, I didn’t see it as a series of any sort. Failstate was going to be a standalone book, a single outing in that universe. When I pitched it to people at the ACFW …

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The Lutheran Difference: Q & A — The Different Lutherans

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

We’ve got another question this week, this time coming from Jeffrey Reynolds: Hoo boy. I haven’t touched on the differences between the various Lutheran synods at all in this series. As a matter of fact, I’ve tried to keep my comments as generic as possible. I probably haven’t succeeded. I …

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The Lutheran Difference: Q & A — A Word on the Word

This entry is part 33 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

So we’re continuing our look at the Lutheran Difference. More specifically, we’re answering your questions about the way Lutherans understand things. This week, we’ve got a question from Paul Lee, who asks this: Does Lutheranism have any concept of the Word of God in any broader sense than the Bible …

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The Lutheran Difference: Q & A — Luther vs. Calvin

This entry is part 32 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

So a few weeks back, I threw open the floor for questions and answers. A few people took me up on it and today, I thought I would answer the first one I saw, namely this one: So what’s the difference between Lutheranism and Calvinism? On the surface, it may …

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Geek Confessional: When Dreams Die Hard

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 determined to get this thing published. I just had a feeling about it. This …

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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.

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 the final planned post in this series, it seems only appropriate to tackle …

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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.

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 of the stories I wrote were worthy of publication. That didn’t mean I stopped …

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