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45: Jeff Medders — Tools for Writing and Avoiding Discouragement

12/17/2018
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Jeff Medders is a pastor, author, and host of the Home Row Podcast, a show with writers on writing. He joins me to talk about writing tools and what he calls the "sin of platforming."

Duration:00:49:41

44. Daniel Im — Perseverance in Writing and Publishing

12/10/2018
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Daniel Im is the Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com at LifeWay Christian Resources. He's also the author of two books including, No Silver Bullets: Five Small Shifts that Will Transform Your Ministry.

Duration:00:45:07

43. Karen Ball & Erin Taylor Young — Why Writers Give Up

12/3/2018
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I'm joined by Karen Ball & Erin Taylor Young, cohosts of the Write from the Deep Podcast. From their experience as authors, editors, and coaches they describe why so many writers give up.

Duration:00:50:00

42. Chase Replogle — I Write to Keep From Getting Robbed

11/26/2018
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You need to know why you write. One of the things I've learned from a year of interviews is that authors write for very different reasons. What matters is knowing why you do.

Duration:00:17:42

41. Scott Lindsey — Logos 8 for Pastors and Writers (With a Listener Discount)

11/18/2018
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Scott Lindsey is the Executive Director of Faithlife, the parent company of Logos Bible Software. Scott is a nationally renowned expert on the future of digital Bible study and has been a conference presenter and trainer for 20+ years.

Duration:00:47:33

40. Benjamin Vrbicek — Reflections on the Pursuit of Writing

11/11/2018
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Benjamin Vrbicek is the author of the soon to be released, Don't Just Send a Resume and has written for Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, and For the Church.

Duration:00:43:42

39. The Writing and Legacy of Eugene Peterson — with Drew Dyck

11/4/2018
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Drew Dyck, Acquisitions Editor at Moody and Editor for Christianity Today Pastors, joins me to talk about his experiences with Eugene Peterson, his writing and legacy.

Duration:00:43:38

38. Doug Wilson — Writing is Life and Conversation

10/28/2018
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Doug Wilson is a prolific author across a wide range of topics: from education and history to parenting and cultural issues. He joins me to talk about his book, Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life.

Duration:00:35:59

37. Zack Eswine — A Stamina for Being Overlooked

10/22/2018
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Zack Eswine is the author of the book, The Imperfect Pastor: Discovering Joy in Our Limitations through a Daily Apprenticeship with Jesus. It's on my must-read list for pastors.

Duration:00:49:15

36. Heath Adamson — Writing with David and the Psalms

10/15/2018
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Heath Adamson is the author of the recently released, Grace in the Valley: Awakening to God's Presence When He Feels Far Away. The book offers a personal and contemplative look at Psalm 23.

Duration:00:54:51

35. George P. Wood — You Aren't Taking Your Reading Seriously Enough

10/8/2018
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George P. Wood has reviewed hundreds of books. Amazon users have recognized his work, by ranking him as #543 in all Amazon reviewers. His passion for books and reading supports his work as the executive editor of Assemblies of God Publications. One of the most obvious takeaways from my conversation with George is how seriously he takes his reading. It's long been a mantra that "leaders are readers." George demonstrates the importance of thinking more deeply about what you read. And deciding...

Duration:00:55:03

34. Chase Replogle — There's No Sentence Like The First Sentence

10/2/2018
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Writers pay attention to the first sentence. Writing great first sentences is an art worth practicing.

Duration:00:23:02

33. Karl Vaters — Writing and Success for a Small Church Pastor

9/24/2018
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Karl Vaters is a pastor and author of Small Church Essentials. He blogs at NewSmallChurch.com and for Christianity Today. He joins me to talk about writing and success in a small church context.

Duration:00:53:51

32. Thomas Umstattd — Going Viral & First Steps In Author Marketing

9/19/2018
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Thomas Umstattd, Jr. is an author, speaker, and consultant helping authors better market their writing. He is also the co-host of the Novel Marketing Podcast.

Duration:00:48:16

31. Karen Swallow Prior — Promiscuous and Virtuous Reading

9/11/2018
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Dr. Karen Swallow Prior is a professor of English at Liberty University and the author of the recently released On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books.

Duration:00:53:43

30. Barnabas Piper — Why Writers Need to Stay Curious

9/5/2018
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Barnabas Piper is an author, blogger, podcaster and Marketing Manager at the publisher, B & H Academic. He joins me to talk about his book, The Curious Christian: How Discovering Wonder Enriches Every Part of Life.

Duration:00:53:43

29. Tim Challies — Over 15 Years of Reviewing Christian Books

8/29/2018
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Tim Challies joins me to talk about his work reviewing more than 15 years of Christian books, plus his own journey as a writer.

Duration:00:42:55

28. Chase Replogle — Don't Quit Your Day Job

8/15/2018
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Why is so much of the advice about writing how to make money as a writer? And what is a professional writer anyway?

Duration:00:20:02

27. Janet McHenry — The Writer and Prayer

8/7/2018
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Janet McHenry is the author of The Complete Guide to the Prayers of Jesus. She joins me to talk about the relationship between writing and prayer.

Duration:00:41:29

26. Russ Ramsey — How Writing Helps You Read Scripture

8/2/2018
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Russ Ramsey is a Nashville pastor and the author of the recently released Retelling the Story series. He joins me to talk writing, art, and biblical interpretation.

Duration:00:54:49