On Reading and Starting Anew

Jonathan and I have talked at length about reading, especially fostering that love of reading that so many of us experienced in childhood or adolescence. It’s clearly a significant topic, because it’s also cropped up in both of our friend groups. I’ve been sitting on some thoughts about it for a while now, and figuredContinue reading “On Reading and Starting Anew”

CONFESSING JESUS: Book Launches Autumn 2022

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I will be releasing my first book with Concordia Publishing House this autumn: Confessing Jesus: The Heart of Being a Lutheran! I have been working on this book in some form for nearly two years(!!), and am so excited that I can finally share it with all ofContinue reading “CONFESSING JESUS: Book Launches Autumn 2022”

Coming Soon: A Simple Explanation of Church History

My latest contribution to Concordia Publishing House’s stellar A Simple Explanation tract series comes out in a few short weeks! I’m overjoyed to announce that CPH let me tackle A Simple Explanation of Church History, which was a challenge and a joy to work on. This pocket-sized tract offers a super-fast survey of nearly 2,000Continue reading “Coming Soon: A Simple Explanation of Church History”

Coming Soon: A Biblical Response to Witchcraft

Concordia Publishing House was gracious enough to invite me to work on another tract, which will be coming out mid-October. Fittingly enough, this one is A Biblical Response to Witchcraft. From CPH: No fairy tale fantasy, witchcraft is a real, contemporary practice that has been growing in popularity over the past decades. Whether driven toContinue reading “Coming Soon: A Biblical Response to Witchcraft”

Tuesday’s Tidings: October 5, 2021

Watching: Amadeus (1984) Jonathan and I watched the classic film Amadeus recently. It definitely took some liberties with the historical reality of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s relationship with fellow-composer, Antonio Salieri. But it was a really good movie. I loved the costumes and the just overall “look” of the movie. And at a stout three hours,Continue reading “Tuesday’s Tidings: October 5, 2021”

Matt Richard’s Minute Messages: A Great Devotional Resource

I wanted to write a quick note about Rev. Dr. Matthew Richard’s newest book, Minute Messages: Gospel-Filled Devotions for Every Occasion. I had the joy of reading an advance copy in order to write an endorsement for the book’s inside cover. I’m a big fan of Pastor Richard’s (you can check out his blog, PMContinue reading “Matt Richard’s Minute Messages: A Great Devotional Resource”

Tuesday Tidings: September 14, 2021

Sorry for the lack of posts lately! A combination of a migraine attack and a glut of work knocked me out of my rhythm, but I’m more or less back to normal now. What I’m Reading: A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 by W. Phillip Keller. I’ve been working through this little book on everyone’sContinue reading “Tuesday Tidings: September 14, 2021”

Tuesday’s Tidings: August 10 2021

This week, I’ll be starting a new weekly post on Tuesdays. It’ll be brief, just an overview of what I’m up to, enjoying, and thinking about. This week’s focus is settling in. We moved for Jonathan’s vicarage (like an internship) a couple of weeks ago. The boxes and whatnot are all unpacked (and have beenContinue reading “Tuesday’s Tidings: August 10 2021”