Some Advice about Harper Lee’s new work: “Go, READ A Watchman”

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Six years ago, around the 50th Anniversary of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, I wrote a collection of reflections about the characters of Lee’s novel titled The Mockingbird Parables… It was not an academic reading of her novel – more a celebration of the qualities her rich stories have to teach us about courage, compassion, […]

Digital copy of The Mockingbird Parables for FREE (& a WARNING to its readers!)

Just finished work on my upcoming book The Holy Nomad (September ’12) and was overjoyed to hear that Tyndale Publishers is currently giving the digital version of my first book, The Mockingbird Parables, away for free! I would love for you to check it out: http://t.co/8Kl7iSWQ . But before you sit down to read, I […]

The Author is with Us

There is nothing like getting lost in a story. I love so many different storytellers: from John Irving to JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis to Stephen King (and yes, Harper Lee)….Stories are deeply affecting–they arehow we define ourselves, our world, and each other. As I was reading through the Gospel narratives of the birth of Jesus […]