Hello Friend!

Here’s a little about me…

I write books, teach advanced writing at Penn State, and speak regularly to encourage audiences to connect deeply with Jesus and one another.

I’m an associate teaching professor who studied at University of Virginia and the University of Michigan—my students call me a “walking exclamation point.”  

I’m probably most known for my love of Ephesians 2:6 and what it means to be seated with Christ. I also started a daily blog in 2010 and have only missed two days of blogging in over a decade. I‘d love for you to sign up to receive my blog in your inbox! 

When I’m not writing, teaching, or speaking, I’m growing a plum orchard, looking for turtles in the woods, or gathering with friends for dinner and a movie.

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Most recently,
I’ve become passionate about fighting the loneliness epidemic by inviting readers to enjoy better conversations.

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