Monthly Archives: January 2014

Writing Historical Fiction

As most of you know, my fiction work is primarily historical. At times, this makes for difficulties and potential embarrassments. Although it’s fiction, in order to give the author credibility, it can’t alter historical facts. If you write science fiction … Continue reading

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Attaining Redemption

If you have not read the earlier posts in this series, find the “Categories” list in the right-hand column of this page and click on “Christianity 101.” This will pull up all the previous posts so you can read through … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Messes

My apologies to the author of the following statement: Life is messy. Writing takes the focus off the mess and puts it to good use. I don’t recall if I saw it on Facebook or Twitter or where. I’d attribute … Continue reading

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Tithing

One subject that seems to present a stumbling block to Christians is tithing. Why should I tithe? What if I’m already having trouble paying my bills? If you have not read the earlier posts in this series, find the “Categories” … Continue reading

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Great IMAX Movie

Do you live near an IMAX theater? Have you viewed a movie there? If you haven’t, you’re denying yourself a real treat. My wife and I have seen movies in IMAX theaters in San Antonio and Spokane, WA. Here in … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Gaining Knowledge

Most Christians either desire—or at least delude themselves into thinking they desire—to pursue an ever-growing knowledge and understanding of spiritual things in general and God’s word in particular. In order to do that, however, we need to understand how spiritual … Continue reading

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A Personal Triumph

I’ve done so much whining about my shoulder surgery lately, I thought I’d get a little more upbeat and report some good news for a change. That’s more fun anyway. While I was dating Sharon, and during the first few … Continue reading

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