“Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.” (Luke 12:6-7) This is one of my favorite passages. Often in this world we can start to feel unimportant, insignificant. We may think our petty problems are too small for God to be concerned about in a world full of grave evils. If we suffered the abuse of neglect as children, we may think our human fathers couldn’t be bothered and didn’t watch out for us, so GodRead More →

On the Guild we’ve been having a debate on what separates Christian Fiction from Non-Christian. I submitted a version of this piece on that blog, originally as Writing as Unto the Lord. And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not unto men –Colossians 3:23 What separates secular from sacred? When dealing with this question in any public forum, it quickly becomes evident how many of us truly are waffle brains: Secular and Sacred are in separate compartments,with each area of our lives clearly defined in our minds and totally separate from the other. In this mindset, God takes up residenceRead More →

To anyone conflicted over a request for money from a couple who became pregnant at a time when it was anything but financially expedient. And especially if you’re struggling with feelings of resentment.   Dear Conflicted, My greatest concern isn’t the issue of money, but the attitude of our culture towards children that’s behind this question. What do you think they should do, and be honest with yourself, kill the child? Believe me, there’s not much of a difference between that and “preventative” measures. Many of the popular methods are abortificants (kill any embryos that are conceived). Children are a gift from god–no matter whatRead More →