Category Archives: education

Which Writers Make You Want To Write? Jonathan Rogers

When I teach writing seminars, my favorite “introduce yourself” question is Which writers make you want to write? This is a different question from Who are your favorite writers? or Who do you think the best writers are? I love John … Continue reading

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Was the Early Church Communist? By Aaron Brake

In the book of Acts, we’re told the following about the early church in Jerusalem: Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything … Continue reading

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Review of The Poisoner’s Handbook

  In Deborah Blume’s, The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York, the author reveals how Charles Norris and Andrew Gettler investigated mysterious deaths that had previously gone unsolved. Each chapter traces the … Continue reading

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Review of Things That Matter

  In his book, Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics, Pulitzer-Prize winning Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer shares his invaluable insight into everything from baseball to America’s role in the world. Delivered with his characteristically concise … Continue reading

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Prioritize Your Writing by Peter Leavell

I broke my finger and had surgery, and need to not type for a few weeks, so my daughter Kade, age 15, took her experience of watching me write for the past 10 years and wrote a bit of advice … Continue reading

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The Language of Animals

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Why I Love to Read Non-Christian Books Tim Challies

My practice of reading goes through phases. There are times where I just cannot get enough of the newest Christian books, and there are times where reading yet another Christian book seems almost intolerable. In some seasons I love to … Continue reading

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