O Me of Little Faith
March 2010 Archives

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 …Read More

I’m not a John Piper fanboy. The guy’s a passionate Christian, a deep-thinking theologian, and highly respected by a lot of people I respect. But his hard-line Calvinism, belief in double predestination, occasional dumb statements, and seeming need to fit …Read More

I have two tattoos. Which isn’t as big of a deal as it used to be. Everyone has tattoos now. One of mine is only a couple years old. My wife and I got matching ones on our 13th anniversary, …Read More

Daniel Radosh is the kind of freelance writer who makes other freelance writers jealous. Or inspired. But mostly jealous. He’s earned himself bylines in the New Yorker, the New York Times, McSweeney’s, GQ, Esquire, Salon, Slate, and Playboy. He’s been …Read More

As a whole, I am less religious now than I was when I was a teenager. You wouldn’t know it, probably, by looking at me. I still go to church on a regular basis. My family prays before meals and …Read More

The oil painting above is called “Mother Mary with the Holy Child Jesus Christ.” It was painted by a European artist in the early part of the 20th century. It’s not a fantastic piece of art by any means, but …Read More

I’m the oldest of three Boyett siblings. I’ve discussed my brother the prestidigitator and his inner-city ministry a time or two, but haven’t ever said much about my little sister. I’m not sure of the reason for this, other than …Read More

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Let us reflect today on the life of the great 5th century patron saint of Ireland, who lived in the 5th century. 1. St. Patrick wasn’t born in Ireland. He was born in Britain. And when …Read More

Chase Livington has been a reader of this blog since he won one of my contests back in the summer of 2009 (“Chia: An Inconvenient Pet”). I recently found out that Chase has been accepted as one of the participants …Read More

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 …Read More