what is art?

I was excited to have the chance this week to share another guest post on my brother's blog! (If you haven't already subscribed to his blog, now would be a great time to do so!) I'm sure it will come as no surprise that I used the opportunity to talk about art again. Several months back,... Continue Reading →

the importance of art in a biblical worldview

Have you ever wondered if art really matters? When I first considered studying art as more than a hobby, I pondered this subject. Today, an article I've written, "The Importance of Art in a Biblical Worldview" was guest-posted on my brother Daniel's blog. In Genesis chapter one, God creates the earth and everything in it,... Continue Reading →

the good stories

I enjoy stories as much as the next guy. (Or maybe more, never know.) People fascinate me, even the fictional ones, and I want to know them and their stories, and see what's going to happen. But sadly, not all authors write worth my time. Much as I don't like it, this means giving up... Continue Reading →

a making that matters

I am instilled with a desire to make, and an even greater desire to make things that matter. It holds me back and pushes me forward all at once. Not all things can be great. Brilliant ideas will at times fall flat and fail to touch people. Hard work will simply be work, and the... Continue Reading →

inspiration & getting things done

Ever since I was young I wanted to write. I wrote my first story when I was six; however, when I look back over the following fourteen years, I don't have much writing to show for so many years of life. It was mostly just a hobby and something easy to do that I was relatively... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo in review

During the month of November, I participated in National Novel Writing Month, with a goal to write 50,000 words on a new novel. I tried this challenge last year and didn't make it very far, but since I've met this Autumn with a lot more writing direction and purpose, I wanted to try again. Much... Continue Reading →

On Being a Writer

“Is being a writer a desirable thing?”  That’s the question being pondered at the moment, and I’m thinking maybe it’s not.  If you know me well, I can imagine that I might receive some startled expressions upon reading that…if even only from my family, there would be some.  How many times in the past week... Continue Reading →

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