Now I KNOW it. What are you doing here? Get back to work, slacker! Go do something productive. Sleep even. Actually, lest you accuse me of sloughing off on work time, I’ve been at this since 4:30 this morning, and nobody owns that time but me. And occasionally my kids or wife. And regularly God. Oh, and my dog, Jesse, whined to go out a few times… so he owns that time slot a little. But not my day job. I slack off in other ways there. (Can they hear me snoring through my office door?)
Actually, I’ve come to realize that blogging is for people with a passion to communicate. Hence, http://www.maxgrace.com. I’ve been communicating since I was a little kid, and nobody’s figured out a way to shut me up yet. Preaching. Now blogging. Teaching/professoring. Articles published (look for my latest in Focus on the Family, Jan ’08–2,000,000 readers! Yikes!). Devotionals (for men in Stand Firm!). A couple of book proposals that any wise editorial team would jump on with eagerness and lucrative delight.
Why? I am stoked and excited and passionate about that point where the deep truths of Scripture intersect with the deep realities of human psychology… and how Grace becomes the catalyst to turn us into WWJD people. Okay. Enough preaching already.
I’d like to recommend a few blogs that I’ve just added to my list (blogroll) on the right. These bloggers all have a couple qualities in common: they all love to communicate, they have something important to say, and they are all authors (or like me, wannabe authors) represented by the same literary agency. Many have published lots and lots of great books. I’ll leave links to them under the category Great Authors on the right below.
Since you have loads of spare time on your hands, how about clicking on a few links and checking out their sites. Add the ones you like to your favorites… and leave a few fun comments.
Latayne C. Scott
Author interacts on leaving Mormonism, accessible theology, and “cult fiction”
Reviews of fiction books dealing with cults, especially Mormonism.
Reflection on theological issues
365 Reasons Why I Won’t Return to Mormonism
Seasoned ex-members of the LDS church reflect on their decisions to leave.
Life, grace and theology from a perfect pastor and his flawless family.
Writing for African children affected by HIV
Minutes Before Six
Wrestling With Life From Texas’ Death Row
Girls & God
Real faith…real life
The View From Here
Splash of inspiration
Faith and love with Latin flair.
Boomer Babes Rock
Where fun, fashion, food, family and faith merge to empower and inspire boomer women all around the world
Real Teen Faith
Helping teens stengthen their relationships with God.
Dare to Believe
Daring to believe that Christ is relevant in today’s world.
It’s Real Life
Honor the Past, Embrace the Future
Generation Next Parents
Parenting advice for Gen-Xers
To help others see that prayer works and how prayer works.
Romance with a kick of wasabi