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Jason Abbott and I wrote a book called More People to Love: How the Bible Starts in a Garden and Ends in a City and What That Means for You. Brant Hansen, a nationally syndicated Christian radio host, wrote the foreword.
More People to Love is about The Big Story of the Bible. It’s about God’s plan, as revealed from Genesis to Revelation, to “make [his] name great among the nations” (Malachi 1:11). At times, our lives can be very difficult. But seeing our lives in light of The Big Story—the beautiful story of God’s unfolding plan of redemption—gives us the perspective we need to carry on with purpose and joy.
Endorsements from Dan DeWitt, Bill Kynes, Gavin Ortlund, J.A. Medders, and Chris Bruno.
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I've written for Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, For The Church, and other publications.
For two years I've been working on a book to help pastors in the job-search process. Now, I'm conducting fifty interviews with pastors about their experiences. May I interview you?
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Yesterday I signed a book contract with Rainer Publishing to write a book that helps men struggle against pornography. I’m really excited. Here are the details.
An interview I recently did about the pressures on couples as they prepare for weddings.
Yesterday my wife and I had a baby boy.
For two years I've been working on a book to help pastors in the job-search process. Now, I'm conducting 50 interviews with pastors about their experiences. May I interview you?
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Brant Hansen, author and radio host, wrote the foreword to our book More People to Love.
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On December 6, the book I co-authored, More People to Love, is being released. Can’t wait to share it with you. The popular Christian radio host, Brant Hansen, wrote the foreword. The book will be for sale at Amazon.com for $7.99.
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