Resources on Writing

Apr 24, 2015

What's Wrong With Buying Your Way Onto the Bestseller List? by Jared C. Wilson

… or buying Twitter followers or gaming the analytics to inflate website stats, etc.

At least 5 things:

1. It's dishonest.

No, it's not illegal. But neither are lots of unethical, dishonest things. The asumption that people make when they see "Bestseller" labeled on a book or 600,000 followers on your Twitter page is that you came by those accomplishments the straightforward way: attracting…

Aug 30, 2019

The Tales of Our Time: An Examination of Storytelling in Christianity by Jada Ford

A Christian writer should develop his or her craft so that a story is created so beautifully that it rivals the hopeless fiction that runs in abundance today. 

Nov 18, 2016

One Thing: Trevin Wax

Should pastors write?

by Staff

Should pastors write?

Jun 15, 2015

One Thing: Michael Kelley

What is the one thing pastors who write ought to remember?

Series: One Thing

What is the one thing pastors who write ought to remember?

Feb 28, 2017

Michael Kelley on the Writing Process by Michael Kelley

We ask Michael Kelley to describe his writing process.

Nov 15, 2019

Michael Kelley on Pastor's Who Write by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

What is the one thing pastors who write ought to remember?

Jul 4, 2017

Lemuel Haynes's Patriotic Poem

'The Battle of Lexington'

by Staff

For Liberty, each Freeman Strives
As it's a Gift of God
And for it willing yield their Lives
And Seal it with their Blood

Sep 17, 2019

Jared Wilson on Advice for New Writers by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Conversations asks Jared C. Wilson, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Spurgeon College and Author in Residence at MBTS, "What advice would you give to new writers?"

Feb 6, 2017

How Journaling Combats Sin by Allyson Todd

Journaling is not an end in and of itself; the end is to look to and live by the cross.  

Jun 15, 2015

Dan Darling on Writing Pastors

Should pastors be writers?

Should pastors be writers?

Apr 17, 2018

Dan Darling on Why Pastors Should Write by Daniel Darling asks Dan Darling, Vice President for Communications, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "Should pastors write? Why or why not?"

Jun 5, 2017

Bring the Books!

In Defense of More 'Gospely' Writing

The idea that a book could impact a soul, that it could awaken something fresh in a weary spirit, give a reader a new sense of Christ's grace that changes everything -- that's worth writing for.

Mar 16, 2018

Blogging For God's Glory by Benjamin Vrbicek

There is a certain quality Christians should strive for as we represent God to the world.

Jan 16

Barnabas Piper on Becoming a Better Writer asks Barnabas Piper, Director of Community at Immanuel Church in Nashville, TN: "What is a surprising way to become a better writer?"

Jun 13, 2016

Announcing the New FTC Imprint with Moody Publishers by Staff

A new For The Church specialty imprint with Moody Publishers focuses on resourcing pastors and ministry leaders.