What are you reading for New Testament November? (#NTNovember)

Last month we did #OTOctober — reading through the Old Testament (or at least portions of it) all month. It was fun seeing people share the books they were tackling, the verses that stood out, the new revelations that came. I started in Deuteronomy and ended up jumping to Proverbs … Continue reading

Does Anyone Even Read the Bible Anymore Anyway…?

When’s the last time you read through the entire Bible? This is how I feel when people ask me that question, even though I’m an avid-Bible reader: It’s okay if your answer is “Never” or “A looooong time ago.” And for those of you answering, “I’ve already read through it … Continue reading

How Do You Know if Writing Is God’s Plan For Your Life?

Two months ago, I spoke at the One Year Adventure Novel Conference and one point I covered in one of my talks was “How do you know if writing is God’s plan for your life?” I’ve just returned from the Realm Makers Conference where I met with a lot of authors questioning what … Continue reading

Why Doesn’t Scripture Stick?

I got two chapters into my morning Bible reading before I realized…I’d already read them. Yesterday. And I couldn’t tell! My Bible flopped into my lap and I inwardly groaned. Why can’t Scripture stick in my head? No matter how many times I’ve attempted to memorize whole chapters or re-read a passage, it … Continue reading

God Answered My Prayer with $1.4 Million Dollars & a New Bible (Bibliotheca & a Giveaway!)

(For last week’s ARC Giveaway winner and to enter this week’s giveaway, scroll to the bottom of this post.)   If you’ve ever lived in a foreign country for more than a month, you will probably agree that everything feels a little more magical. From fancy restaurant to street sounds … Continue reading