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Author Q&A: The Solitary Series

In preparation for the upcoming (and long-awaited) release of SOLITARY 3, I thought it would be fun to post an interview I gave back when SOLITARY 2 was released. So here’s a little insight into my writing process. And stay tuned for more information on SOLITARY 3 and beyond… Where did the idea for such a…

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The Christian Voter’s Dilemma

The dictionary defines the word “dilemma” as: a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially equally undesirable ones. So referring to Election 2016 and the notion of casting a vote for president as a dilemma is more than appropriate, especially for those of us who share…

Festival-goer Josh Bleeker waits for the first act on the main stage at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, April 30 in Indio, Calif.

Resisting the Rising Tide of Nationalism

This election season there are many issues competing for voters’ attention. The economy, jobs, ISIS, LGBTQ issues, reproductive rights, racism, healthcare, Wall Street regulation, campaign financing reform, immigration, gun control, border security, the ineffectiveness of Congress, and so much more. Depending on your ideological affiliation, one or a few of these issues will matter more or less to you and…

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Quote of the Day

“Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I’m not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn another…

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Quote of the Day

“Heavy physical work, the care of home and children, petty quarrels with neighbors, films, football, beer and above all, gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult…All that was required of them was a primitive patriotism which could be appealed to whenever it was necessary to make…

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The Cringing Christian’s Prayer

It’s a really difficult time to be a Christian in America, but not for the reasons you might think. Not because we are persecuted, or picked on, or because things aren’t going the way we think the Bible says they should. No, it’s hard to call myself a Christian when it seems everyday one of…