I enjoy creating literature for the glory of God. Here’s a sampling of my professional work. If you’re interested in contacting me for freelance writing or editing for your church or organization, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(This is my personal blog. Opinions expressed on this site are my own and are not reflective of my employer or the publications/ministries I write for.)
This is a guest post I contributed to CT on the missional implications of engaging in, or abstaining from, Christian boycotts. This article became CT’s 12th most-read story in 2016 with over 160,000 views.
The Gospel Coalition
I’ve written two articles for TGC. In the first, I examine the theological validity of the popular phrase, “God is a God of second chances.” In this second article, I list six Q&As pertaining to what Christians should know about Embryo Adoption.
LifeWay’s Pastors Blog
In this article, I list five common lies church websites inadvertently tell about the ministries they represent.
TeamKID: Catching Air & Going Vertical
TeamKID has a rich history of providing weekday Bible curriculum for kids grades K-6th. Catching Air leads kids through a brief systematic theology overview covering topics such as God, People, The Bible, Jesus, The Christian Life, and Missions. I served on the planning team for this project, authored the session on The Christian Life, designed the activity pages for this session, and served as a theological editor. You can learn more about Catching Air here.
I’ve also written for a follow-up TeamKID study releasing Summer 2017 called Going Vertical. In addition to providing the curriculum map for the study, I authored sessions on the biblical genres of The History Books and The Prophets and created activity pages for these sections.
Stand Firm is a monthly devotional magazine for men. I’ve contributed 31 devotions to SF so far. Here’s a sample:
ParentLife is a monthly magazine written for parents of children ages birth to preteen. I’ve written nine articles for PL Magazine to date. Here are a few samples:
- 8 Great Ways to Teach Your Kids Thankfulness
- 9 Valuable Tips for Helping Your Child Establish a Daily Quiet Time
- Four Ways to Teach Stewardship Principles to Your Child
- A Father’s Bucket List
Bible Express Devotions
I’ve written over 400 devotions for the boys’ edition of Bible Express, a monthly devotional magazine for preteens. Here’s a sampling of one month’s content:
LifeLines is an internal magazine for employees of LifeWay Christian Resources. I serve as an editor for this publication. Here’s the cover story I wrote for the June 2015 edition:
HomeLife is a monthly magazine for Christian families. In September 2016, I contributed this article which offers tips to spouses on how to help one another develop healthy quiet time routines.
Open Windows is LifeWay’s best-selling devotional guide. Released in a quarterly magazine format, OW has been providing Biblical devotions to churches and individuals for the past 80 years. I’ll provide samples of my contributions when I’m able. In the meantime, learn more about Open Windows here.
I’m a Christian Now!
IACN is a popular curriculum designed for children who have expressed repentance and faith in Jesus Christ as Savior. IACN teaches basic doctrines and practical outworking regarding what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. In 2016, I authored Parent Guides included in a redesign of this curriculum. Learn more about I’m a Christian Now here.
Facts & Trends Magazine
The Spring 2017 edition of F&T features an article I wrote about the essential components needed for building a quality church website. Click here to visit Facts & Trends online.
Book Editing Services
I’ve had the privilege of serving as an editor on the following books:
I’ve authored three books, one available in print and digital formats and the other two as eBooks. You can download free copies of each of these titles using this link:
I’m grateful to God for the opportunity to write about His glory for the edification of His church. If you’d like to contact me for writing or editorial work, please email me at email@example.com.