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Farewell, O Me of Little Faith

posted by Jason Boyett

You said you had a big announcement coming today. What is it? The announcement is this: Right now you are reading the final post on this blog. Ever. Ever? Ever. So you’re shutting this blog down? Well, I’m going to […]

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I’m Having an End-of-Days Sale

posted by Jason Boyett

My apologies for the shameless self-promotion, but while supplies last, I’m having an apocalyptic blow-out sale right now at jasonboyett.com. Just in case we all need it this weekend, I’m offering Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse for $5.21 in honor […]

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A Belated Review in Publisher’s Weekly

posted by Jason Boyett

If you’ll allow me a day of ridiculously shameless self-promotion, O Me of Little Faith finally got reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly (though as a web exclusive, and not in the print edition): Doubt can play an important role in a […]

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Six Questions Not in the OMOLF Discussion Guide

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ve been asked by several churches and individual readers whether or not there was a discussion guide available for O Me of Little Faith. Until today, the answer was, “No. Not yet.” Which is totally my fault. But today, the […]

Taking My Doubt to WaPo

posted by Jason Boyett

I was thrilled last week to have been given the chance to write a piece about being a doubting Christian for the Washington Post’s On Faith section, as one of their “Guest Voices.” It was linked from the WashingtonPost.com’s front […]

A Guy’s Guide to Self-Interviews

posted by Jason Boyett

Jason: So I see there’s a new book shown over there in the right-hand sidebar. JB: Yes, there is. What of it? I was just noticing, that’s all. It has an eye-catching cover, what with the bold yellow type and […]

Friday Housekeeping

posted by Jason Boyett

I returned last night from a great week in New York City where I had the privilege of speaking to the communities at Apostles Church (Tuesday) and Marble Collegiate (Wednesday) about faith, doubt, and living with both. Thanks to the […]

OMOLF Introduction, with Commentary

posted by Jason Boyett

It’s release week for O Me of Little Faith. I hope you haven’t gotten tired of my constant book-promoting over the last couple of week — it can be indelicate, but it’s sort of my job. Occasionally I need to […]

The Continuing Cover Saga

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week I attended the big Festival of Faith & Writing at Calvin in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a wonderful biennial writers’ conference that happens to occur in the hometown of my publisher, Zondervan. So I had a great […]

The Endorsements

posted by Jason Boyett

File this under “tooting one’s own horn,” but I don’t care. Due to some timing problems, the first press run of O Me of Little Faith won’t have any of the endorsements on it. This doesn’t matter to a lot […]

Upcoming Appearances

posted by Jason Boyett

Just a schedule update. I’ve got a few appearances lined up in the next month that you may want to know about if you live in the Grand Rapids or New York City areas. (Yes, those two locations aren’t generally […]

O Me of Little Faith Blog Tour

posted by Jason Boyett

I need your help. We’re about a month away from the release of my next book, O Me of Little Faith. Perhaps I’ve told you about it before? My plans are to help promote the book by doing a loosely […]

More Questions about Writing

posted by Jason Boyett

More writing-related questions. Let’s get right to them: What is your opinion on self-publishing? Just a few years ago, self-publishing was how writers got their books printed when the books weren’t good enough to get printed “for real” in the […]

Phyllis Tickle Endorses!

posted by Jason Boyett

Some people get nervous when their books release to the public and the reviews start pouring in. But the most nervous I get is when advance copies of my books go out to endorsers. Usually, I’ve hand-picked these first readers […]

Hi, I’m Bob (Apparently)

posted by Jason Boyett

You know what people tell me often enough that I’m starting to feel weird about it? That I look like super-trainer Bob Harper from The Biggest Loser: Granted, these are people who typically don’t see me shirtless. And I don’t […]

12 Things I Learned Recording My Audiobook

posted by Jason Boyett

I spent several hours on Tuesday and several today recording the unabridged audio book version of O Me of Little Faith. It wasn’t my first time in a recording studio, but was definitely my first time to record an audio […]

What’s Up with the Turtles?

posted by Jason Boyett

For those of you who are interested in such things, here’s the back cover copy for O Me of Little Faith: ————- True Confessions I am a Christian. I have been a Christian for most of my life. But there […]

Resolutions for 2010

posted by Jason Boyett

Some people think New Year’s resolutions are dumb, for several reasons. For instance, if it’s so important to make some kind of life change, why haven’t you done it already? Why wait to quit smoking in January instead of doing […]

T-shirt Promotion: Be Like Me

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m not sure how to soften this with any measure of humility, so I’ll just be blunt. My friends at Preemptive Love Coalition (the folks behind Buy Shoes, Save Lives) are doing a special t-shirt promotion called “Be Like Jason.” […]

O Me of Little Faith Cover Art

posted by Jason Boyett

And here’s the cover art of my next book, from Zondervan. It releases officially in May 2010. Answers to unasked questions: 1. Yes, he has bandages on his nipples. 2. No, I don’t know why. But I assume Christian bookstores […]

The Return of Fake Band Shirts

posted by Jason Boyett

In the top navigational bar, you’ll see a link to FakeBandShirts.com, a little t-shirt site I launched a couple years ago. It sells only four t-shirt designs, each of which I created and each of which are the logos of […]

Friday Miscellany

posted by Jason Boyett

It’s been an eventful week here at the blog, thanks to the naughty words and romance novels and worship discussion. Which is a weird combination of things, starting the week with pee-poop-panties and ending it with a more serious topic. […]

Will the World End in 2012? Experts Speak!

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week I embarked on a humble campaign. I’m trying to convince the people of the world that, in fact, our world will NOT end on December 21, 2012, regardless of what the ancient Mayans may or may not have […]

Pocket Guides: The Shack, Part 2

posted by Jason Boyett

When The Shack was first published in 2007, it didn’t have a whole lot going for it. For one thing, it was written by a guy with no platform and no name. William P. Young was a hotel night clerk […]

2009 Tri to Make a Difference

posted by Jason Boyett

Thanks, everyone, for sponsoring and encouraging me with this weekend’s Tri to Make a Difference triathlon. I quadrupled my fundraising goal and improved upon last year’s time by nearly 10 minutes. Success all around. First, thank you to my friends […]

Triathlon Update: Support Me!

posted by Jason Boyett

Back in January, I stated that one of my goals for 2009 was to participate in and complete three triathlons. I did one in June and another in July, and now it’s time for the last one. This is the […]

Books, Pics and Koozies: Weekend Update

posted by Jason Boyett

This weekend was a busy but fun one for me. I don’t normally include a lot of personal activities on here that aren’t related to my writing, but thought this would be a good opportunity to pull back the curtain […]

True Pocket Guide Confessions

posted by Jason Boyett

It’s another round of confessions, this time related to the Pocket Guides. I’ve done it before, on multiple occasions, and now I’m doing it again. Why? Because I have no shame. 1. Sometimes, when I open up one of my […]

Release Day! (kinda)

posted by Jason Boyett

Today is officially the release date for my three new Pocket Guide books, although in the publishing industry there’s not always a specific street date (unless you’re crazy big-time like Harry Potter or Twilight). Some stores may have already had […]

FREE: Pocket Guide to the Bible

posted by Jason Boyett

I want to try something. Thanks to Chris Anderson’s new book, Free — and the controversy it has caused — there has been a lot of discussion around the Web regarding the value of products. Specifically, whether or not it […]

Of Mice and Men and Mummies

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m pretty sure every writer has this experience. At least, I hope so. You see a book on a shelf, or read about it in a magazine, and think: Wow. THAT is a great book idea. I totally could have […]

Books! Real Books!

posted by Jason Boyett

This is what arrived in the mail yesterday, wrapped up all nice and pretty by the good folks at Jossey-Bass: I think I like the spine design the best: The books were designed by the team at Relevant Media Group. […]

A Totally Fake Pocket Guide Interview

posted by Jason Boyett

You know how, when people are interviewed on TV, it’s always with them looking to the side of the camera, presumably at an off-screen interviewer? That’s what the video below is. Only I’ll let you in on a little secret. […]

Is Michael Jackson in Heaven?

posted by Jason Boyett

Is Michael Jackson in Heaven? That was the question my editors at The Daily Beast wanted me to ask pastors last Thursday. Because the Beast has been wanting to increase their religion coverage, we had spent the previous couple of […]

Something New: Video Q&A

posted by Jason Boyett

We’ve done some question-and-answer things before on this blog when it comes to writing, and my books, and how my wife and I met. But I thought it might be fun to try it a new way: via video blogging.So […]

The Trash Can: What I’ve Killed

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m not sure if this will work or not. But it seems interesting to me, and I’m hoping it’ll be interesting to you as well. In the process of writing a book, most writers end up writing far more than […]

How I Use Social Media

posted by Jason Boyett

The year 2009, it seems, has already been declared the Year of Twitter., where about half the people you run into claim to be something called a “Social Media Expert.” Everyone’s on Facebook, too, other than my wife. This fact […]

Afterlife Preview: 11 Sensible Explanations for Ghosts

posted by Jason Boyett

It’s been a few months since the last sneak peak at Pocket Guide to the Afterlife, which releases in August from Jossey-Bass (along with Pocket Guide to Sainthood and a repackaged Pocket Guide to the Bible). My favorite chapter in […]

Writer’s Mailbag: Endorsements

posted by Jason Boyett

What’s the story with endorsements? That’s a question I’ve been asked on numerous occasions. Those little blurbs on the front and back of books…where do they come from? What’s the purpose? How do you get them? Let’s discuss. As you […]

Speaking about Spiritual Weakness

posted by Jason Boyett

Not sure why it took me so long to post this, but if you’ve ever wondered what it looks and sounds like when I do a public speaking gig, then here’s your chance. This is the introduction to a talk […]

Stories of Generosity: I Need Your Help

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m looking for some help with an article I’m writing for a new publication. The article is about the virtues of generosity, and I need two things: 1. Some quotes from youngish people (20s, 30s) who are trying to practice […]

Changes and Secret Truths

posted by Jason Boyett

The secret truth about writing books is that very few published writers are able to live off income from their books. I can’t remember the exact numbers, but I recall it being somewhere around 95% of people who have had […]

Weekend Recap: Coulombes, Swimming, Pocket Guide Site

posted by Jason Boyett

What did you do this weekend? I’ll tell you what I did: 1. I met the Coulombe family. Several months ago, faithful reader-of-this-blog Ken Grant emailed me to introduce me to a cool family he’d just spent time with in […]

Happy Valentine’s Day Eve

posted by Jason Boyett

In honor of tomorrow, Boundless has republished an old article of mine about Valentine’s Day, and why I don’t much like the obligatory romance aspect of it. It’s called “Three Rules of Romance.” Here’s a sample: Well, kids, it’s Valentine’s […]

The Stuff Christians Like Apocalypse

posted by Jason Boyett

To those of you who are now arriving here thanks to my apocalyptic guest post today on Stuff Christians Like, welcome. Pull up a vintage yellow 1960s chair and look around. Before you look around, though, please tell me who […]

Books I Have Written, Plus Commentary

posted by Jason Boyett

I can’t believe I’ve never posted about this before. I’m a writer, for Grisham’s sake. I write books! Shouldn’t there be a blog post where I give an overview of all those books? Yes, there should. Preferably in the form […]

Live Simply (But Buy My Stuff)

posted by Jason Boyett

I was gently mocked yesterday on Twitter for pushing a bunch of products yesterday — some of which are sorta pricey — during a recession. Of course, they’re products that have made my life better and brought me a little […]

Collide Promotion and Other Thoughts

posted by Jason Boyett

A couple of days ago I linked to an article I wrote for Collide Magazine, an excellent and growing publication about the collision of religion and media. I think Collide is doing a lot of things right. It’s well-designed, it’s […]

Collide: The Prodigal Fun

posted by Jason Boyett

Back in September, I mentioned spending a week doing interviews with various funny people for a Collide Magazine article. Wait a second. “Funny people” is a weird way to describe a person. It makes me think of clowns and floppy […]

New Publicity Photos

posted by Jason Boyett

Speaking of uncomfortable-looking photography — which I was doing yesterday — I recently posed awkwardly for some publicity photos. My good friend Kyle Trafton of Trafton Photography (whom I’ve known since he was, like, five years old) did a photo […]

The Shameless Art Post

posted by Jason Boyett

Self-debasement time. One of my resolutions for 2009 was to finish four paintings this year. I haven’t talked much on the blog about my painting hobby, but I’m thinking maybe now is a good time to do so. Why? Because […]

Resolutions for 2009

posted by Jason Boyett

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who divide people into arbitrary categories and those who don’t. Wait, that’s not how I intended to start this. Let me try again. There are two kinds of people in […]

A Conversation: The Doubt Book

posted by Jason Boyett

I sorta like like formatting a blog post as a conversation between two Jasons, so I’m gonna do it again. Don’t you dare try to stop me. ————- Jason 1 (interviewer): So you said you had an announcement. What is […]

The Fake Jason: Highly Addictive

posted by Jason Boyett

Well, it’s official: I like twittering as Fake Jason Boyett far more than as the real Jason. After only 24 hours of existence, the fake me has more than half as many followers as the real me and will likely […]

Twitter and the Fake Jason

posted by Jason Boyett

I love Twitter. I’m coming pretty late to the party — as usual (“Hey, have you heard about the iPhone? Quite a contraption!”) — but signed up a couple weeks ago and am thoroughly enjoying the experience. Dear experienced Twitter […]

Who Are You Calling a Sellout?

posted by Jason Boyett

A conversation between two Jasons… ————- Creative Jason: So this is it, huh? You’re selling out, aren’t you? Business Jason: I wouldn’t exactly call it “selling out.” More like “maximizing opportunity.” CJ: Dork. You never could use three syllables when […]

Resolution Check-Up

posted by Jason Boyett

Last January, I decided to post my New Year’s Resolutions here at the blog. That may or may not have been a good idea, but in the spirit of honesty and self-promotion and too much information — which is what […]

My Big List of Self-Absorption

posted by Jason Boyett

There are five things I want you to know about today. They are as follows: 1. I have succumbed to the siren call of Twitter. If you tweet, you can find me at twitter.com/jasonboyett. I would come right out and […]

Interview at The Ooze

posted by Jason Boyett

Back in 2006, Becky Garrison interviewed me for The Wittenburg Door, about my new (back then) book Pocket Guide to the Bible. I loved The Door, and was thrilled to be in it. I answered Becky’s questions with all the […]

My Week of Interviews

posted by Jason Boyett

One of the coolest things about writing for magazines is that you inevitably get to talk to interesting people. Of course, it’s mostly over the phone, but still… Once I spoke to this guy for a do-it-yourself home improvement article […]

This…And Also That

posted by Jason Boyett

Miscellaneous Linkage: 1. I have a new article up at TrueU.org. It highlights three major things I did this summer and what I learned from them. One of those things totally should have been “Do Not Swim Among Dead Fish” […]

10 Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

If you’re new to this blog, have you told us about yourself yet? If not, click the Who Are You? link that’s always available in the left sidebar. It’s there so you can: 1) tell us who you are, and… […]

Trevin Encounters the Apocalypse

posted by Jason Boyett

My ancient Google alert for Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse (which released in 2005) has lain dormant for months and months, but it pinged this morning with a brand-new book review from none other than Trevin Wax. Trevin is a […]

You Are the Editor: Pocket Guide to the Bible

posted by Jason Boyett

If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you probably know that my last book, Pocket Guide to the Bible — published in 2006 by Relevant — is being repackaged and republished as part of Jossey-Bass’s new Pocket Guide reference […]

Behold My Bookshelves

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ll admit to being the slightest bit obsessive-compulsive when it comes to a few (just a few) things in life. One of them is the arrangement of books. Book lovers — and most writers — tend to have extensive collections […]

Video Blog: The Things on My Desk

posted by Jason Boyett

This is what happens when a few of you say irresponsible things like “More video blogging!” and “Great writing advice!” and “You have a surprisingly sexy presence on screen.” My response to those kind words is to give the people […]

My Notability Is In Question

posted by Jason Boyett

We’re all guilty of the crime of self-Googling. You’ve done it. I’ve done it. We’ve all done it. Maybe we flat-out Google ourselves manually (which sounds dirty but usually isn’t), or we get all advanced about it and set up […]

Swim, Bike, Run

posted by Jason Boyett

I was about to start off this post by saying, “Not to toot my own horn, but…” and then I stopped. Because I realized I was, in fact, about to toot my own horn. Because any time someone starts a […]

Listy, Afterlife-Related Goodness

posted by Jason Boyett

Anyone up for some advance, listy content from Pocket Guide to the Afterlife (one of three Pocket Guides to release next summer)? More than any of the other Pocket Guides I’ve written, this one — about heaven and hell and […]

Biting the Facebook Bullet

posted by Jason Boyett

So I’m on Facebook now. I’ve been putting it off for a long time. I registered for MySpace back when Facebook was still open only to college students and everyone was on MySpace. I did it mainly to promote my […]

Watch Me Prophesy Doom!

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week I uploaded a video featuring clips of my appearance on a History Channel program about the Garden of Eden. If you watched it, you’ll probably be disappointed to learn that I’m on another “Decoding the Past” program, too. […]

Buy Shoes, Save Lives

posted by Jason Boyett

Relevant is now posting the full text of an interview I did with Buy Shoes, Save Lives founder Jeremy Courtney. Jeremy’s organization is a cool one on several different levels, bringing the realms of fashion, social justice, interfaith cooperation, combating […]

Watch Me Decode the Past!

posted by Jason Boyett

One of the weird things about writing historical (albeit entertaining) books like the Pocket Guides is that it makes you an “expert” on the subject matter. Sort of. Which means I am an expert on the book of Revelation. And […]

Update on the Pocket Guides

posted by Jason Boyett

You no longer need hold your breath. The Pocket Guide update you’ve long been waiting for has arrived. Sports Fans? Put down your remotes. Gamblers? Set the cards aside. Whoremongers? Stop all that mongering. 1. Pocket Guide to the Afterlife […]

Sainthood Preview: Carmelites

posted by Jason Boyett

It’s time for another morsel from my upcoming Pocket Guide to Sainthood (Jossey-Bass, 2009). There were (and are) a whole lot of different religious orders, all of which have produced their share of interesting saints. These include Benedictines, Franciscans, Cistercians, […]

Denominations on the Radio

posted by Jason Boyett

If you’re awake between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Eastern (6:30-7 a.m. Central) tomorrow morning, then point your browser toward WCRF Radio in Cleveland to hear parts 5 and 6 of a six-part interview I did with host Mark Zimmerman about […]

Nine Thousand Fifty-Three

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week, a truck bearing four pallets and a couple thousand pounds of freight rolled into Amarillo. On that truck were all the not-yet-sold copies of Pocket Guide to the Bible still existing in the world today, give or take […]

I Doubt It

posted by Jason Boyett

Crazy day today, for various health- and work-related reasons. So no real and/or official and/or super creative post or anything. My apologies. Instead, I’ll direct you to my latest piece for TrueU.org. It’s called “I Doubt It: How to Deal […]

Dorkiness, Part 2

posted by Jason Boyett

In response to last week’s article about my unfortunate levels of personal dorkiness — and, apparently, the dorkiness of some of you blog readers — my cyber-friend Ken Grant sent me a link to an old post from his blog. […]

6 Denominations in 6 Weeks

posted by Jason Boyett

If you haven’t read the full “denominations” article yet, it’s now posted in its entirety at RELEVANTmagazine.com. Go read it. Comment if you’d like. Interact here or there. “6 Denominations in 6 Weeks”

All You Need to Know About Anchorites (Sainthood Preview)

posted by Jason Boyett

Here’s another dose of advance content from Pocket Guide to Sainthood (Jossey-Bass, 2009). There were lots of really interesting ways to be super spiritual back in the medieval days, from sitting on a pole your whole life (St. Simeon Stylites […]

Oil-Oozing Relics! (Sainthood Preview)

posted by Jason Boyett

More Sainthood freebies! Here’s an appetizer from the next book in my religious-history-is-fun Pocket Guide series. It’s called Pocket Guide to Sainthood (Jossey-Bass, 2009). This is a selection from the last chapter, which is a grab-bag of listy goodness: ———– […]

The Church-Hopping Article

posted by Jason Boyett

The article on my church-going immersion journalism experiment for Relevant Magazine is now available in the publication’s May/June 2008 issue. The article is called “6 Denominations in 6 Weeks: Diary of an Intentional Church Hopper.” It’s accompanied by a photo […]

How Do I Become a Freelance Writer?

posted by Jason Boyett

Another dip into the Writer’s Mailbag. Blogger Sean Brereton asked me some good questions the other day about freelance writing: How do you first get into freelance writing? Where can you find jobs? Does it take a lot of crappy […]

Pocket Guide to Sainthood (Preview #2)

posted by Jason Boyett

Just letting you in on some advance content from my upcoming book (summer 2009) called Pocket Guide to Sainthood (Jossey-Bass). Here’s a selection from the last chapter, which features miscellaneous lists related to saints: Eight Saints With Brutally Ironic Patronages […]

PFB Sports Survey

posted by Jason Boyett

You can only hold onto your personal dignity for so long, and for me, that time has probably come to an end with my answers to the Prayers for Blowouts Sports Survey. Once you read today’s post at this excellent […]

How Do You Write? (Part 1)

posted by Jason Boyett

One question I always want to ask professional writers is about the process of writing for them — when do you write, where do you write, what’s your deskspace like, etc? Since this blog is partially supposed to be about […]

Happy Obligatory Romance Day!

posted by Jason Boyett

Three weeks ago I shared about how I don’t necessarily heart Valentine’s Day, which — if you keep up with these things — is today. The article I mentioned working on back then has now been published at TrueU.org, so […]

Pocket Guide to Sainthood (Preview #1)

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m finishing up book #1 in my three-book Pocket Guide deal with Jossey-Bass: Pocket Guide to Sainthood. And there are so many good/weird/funny stories that it was a challenge to keep the book pocket-sized. It seriously could have been called […]

Which Bible? Part 8 (The Message)

posted by Jason Boyett

This is the last full entry on the survey of translations from Pocket Guide to the Bible. If you missed the earlier installments, here they are up to this point: King James Version Revised Standard Version Jerusalem Bible New American […]

Which Bible? Part 7 (The New King James)

posted by Jason Boyett

Back to our series on recycled content from Pocket Guide to the Bible. Earlier entries: the King James Version, the Revised Standard Version, the Jerusalem Bible, the New American Bible, The Living Bible, the NIV. Today? The NKJV.The New King […]

ChangeEffect Last Round

posted by Jason Boyett

Update: I made the Top 5 in the ChangeEffect story contest, in which the winner gets a 3-day, 2-night trip to Chicago (and a Cubs game). For some background, I’ve written about it already here and here. Since this is […]

Which Bible? Part 6 (The NIV)

posted by Jason Boyett

Now for Part 6 of our survey of popular biblical translations, in which we turn to the Big One: The NIV. Previously appearing in this series: the King James Version, the Revised Standard Version, the Jerusalem Bible, the New American […]

Hi.

posted by Jason Boyett

If you’re here as a result of this article in the Amarillo Globe-News, then welcome! Recent postings include this one, which links to a story about my grandfather, Amarillo’s John Boyett. Others of interest are this one about synesthesia and […]

I Need Your Vote(s)

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week I mentioned my entry in a contest put together by ChangeEffect, a design group in Chicago. The goal: write an essay about how a certain change has had a profound effect on your life. The prize: a three-day, […]

Which Bible? Part 5 (The Living Bible)

posted by Jason Boyett

Here’s Part 5 of our survey of popular biblical translations, based on Chapter 7 of Pocket Guide to the Bible. Previous entries: the KJV, the RSV, the Jerusalem Bible, and the New American Bible. Today’s subject? The Living Bible. The […]

Which Bible? Part 4 (New American Bible)

posted by Jason Boyett

Next stop on our tour through Chapter 7 of Pocket Guide to the Bible, which details the most popular biblical translations. Previously, we covered the KJV, the RSV, and The Jerusalem Bible. Today’s subject is the New American Bible.New American […]

Change, Chicago, and Paw-Paw

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m a Cubs fan. Have been since 1980 or so, when my brother and I discovered WGN on cable during those long summer afternoons when we were tired of building 12-inch-high forts out of the big pile of extra bricks […]

Which Bible? Part 3 (The Jerusalem Bible)

posted by Jason Boyett

We’re summarizing the most popular biblical translations, as listed in my most recent book, Pocket Guide to the Bible. Previously, we looked at the King James Version and the Revised Standard Version. Today’s subject is…The Jerusalem Bible (RSV) First published […]

Which Bible? Part 2 (RSV)

posted by Jason Boyett

We’re sprinting through Chapter 7 of Pocket Guide to the Bible, which details the most popular biblical translations. Previously, we covered the familiar and intimidating KJV. Today’s subject is the Revised Standard Version.The Revised Standard Version (RSV) First published in: […]

Which Bible Do You Read?

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m not quite ready to begin talking about my next Pocket Guide, so let’s take this opportunity to introduce you to some previous versions. First up: Pocket Guide to the Bible. One of my favorite chapters is Chapter 7 — […]

Buenos Dias, 2008

posted by Jason Boyett

I don’t ever make New Year’s resolutions, mostly for the same reason I don’t make cookies: because I doubt I’ll be satisfied with them. It’s good to set goals, of course, and occasionally I’ll accomplish them (that’s how I got […]

TrueU: My Favorite Christmas Story

posted by Jason Boyett

I have a new article up at TrueU.org, the online mag for college students. It’s called “My Favorite Christmas Story,” about how the parable of the prodigal son is the story I think of most during the season of Advent. […]

Jason Boyett: Speaking

posted by Jason Boyett

Upcoming Appearances:May 4, 2010 • Apostles Church NYC7:30 p.m.Pig N’ Whistle Irish Pub (Times Square) Wednesday, May 5, 2010 • Marble Collegiate(5th Ave & 29th St.)6:15 p.m. Worship7:30 p.m. Conversation ————–Most writers end up doing a little of speaking on […]

Jason Boyett: Writing

posted by Jason Boyett

Like any freelance writer with a background in advertising and copywriting, there’s a bunch of stuff out there that I’ve either written or contributed to. Some of it has my name on it, like bylined articles for magazines, including The […]

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Harold Camping: "Invisible Judgment Day"
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The Phases of Writing (Adam McHugh)
If you've ever felt out of place among all the exciting, expressive, emotional enthusiasm of a contemporary church service...or an evangelist's demands that you need to constantly be sharing your faith boldly to strangers...if it simply wipes you out to be surrounded by people all the time,  then y

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