Every morning, just as the sun starts to peek over my neighbors' homes, I sit down to write. The click of the keys starts as a trickle, and words creep onto the screen. Each day, my words are either pointing to the glory of God, or are a patched-together idol to myself. We were created … Continue reading What is the Aim of Christian Writing?
John Piper once wrote, "Books don't change people; paragraphs do, sometimes even sentences." Think about your Mount Rushmore of books. A book often makes my favorites list by bringing me face-to-face with a profound statement that peels back the layers of falsehood and gives me a glimpse of truth. Or maybe, it is a scene … Continue reading Sentences Change Lives
Two days ago, a tweet led me to these videos on storytelling. For those of you who don't know, Ira Glass is the host and executive producer of This American Life, an excellent weekly radio show. His advice is targeted at people who desire to create video podcasts, but it can easily be applied to … Continue reading Ira Glass on Storytelling