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The Third Heaven is free today! See the second books debut trailer!

In My novel: The Third Heaven: The Rise of Fallen Stars, On Marketing, Uncategorized on February 9, 2014 at 12:00 pm

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I want to thank everyone for helping make my novel a success.  It’s getting into the hands of readers and people are enjoying the read.  Reviews are good, and people are being entertained, which is the point!

To celebrate, for the next three days–Sunday Feb 9th- Tuesday Feb 11th 2014.  You can get the novel for free.  Yes absolutely freaking free, exclusively on Amazon.  If you don’t have a kindle that’s OK download it to your PC or smartphone which can read it via Amazon’s kindle app.

098948050X.main samller imageI want to thank everyone,because as of today the novel is #23 in Christian Fantasy and is moving towards the top!

I’ve already started working on the second novel in the series, and expect to giving people a peek at the prologue and the first two chapters as the year progresses.

In the mean time enjoy the new 2014 debut trailer for the second book tentatively entitled “The Birth of God”

Enjoy…oh and don’t forget to pick up your free copy of the novel here!

And after you finish reading leave reviews on Amazon!  Authors love reviews!

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QT “I will always remember the screams-

In Uncategorized on January 28, 2014 at 3:34 pm

QT “I will always remember the screams–the untold billions of screams.” http://ow.ly/t2PZ3

4.5 stars! “I am absolutely in love wit

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2014 at 12:02 pm

4.5 stars! “I am absolutely in love with all things fallen angels right now and this book did not disappoint!” http://ow.ly/sZqe5

5*’s”Bravo!” “Gripping” “powerful

In Uncategorized on January 24, 2014 at 12:01 pm

5*’s”Bravo!” “Gripping” “powerful”,”I was enthralled.”The reviews R in! http://ow.ly/sUH34 http://ow.ly/sUH76 http://ow.ly/i/4nRqB

The Third Heaven gets another great revi

In Uncategorized on January 21, 2014 at 7:13 pm

The Third Heaven gets another great review, “I was completely enthralled”, check it out@ http://ow.ly/sOCa1

Inspiration Tuesday: Audiomachine – The Messenger

In Uncategorized on January 21, 2014 at 8:00 am

Today’s inspirational piece comes from Audiomachine and is entitled ‘The Messenger’.  A powerful piece of music that projects a regal ambiance.  Powerful drums and a rising crescendo elicits  a sweeping and epic piece that projects images of African plains, or the coming of age of a hero.

Listen.  You will be glad you did.

 

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Controversy is Christian: The nature of sin and Cancer

In Controversy is Christian, My two cents and Christian Opinion, Uncategorized on January 20, 2014 at 11:22 am

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When I have talked to people about sin sometimes.  People often and perhaps rightly so.  View sin within the context of ones behavior.  They look at sin as something that is “right of wrong”.   And then inevitably we sometimes go down a path as to who defines right and wrong, and who has the authority to pronounce the offended parties actions as “right or wrong”.

I’m coming to realize that in the day that we live in.  Perhaps how we deal with the topic of sin needs to change.

Isa 5:20 states, “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!”

We live in this day and age. A day where what once was established as clear and unmistakably evil, are now accepted lifestyle choices.  Where presumptive societal agreements about right and wrong has been turned on its head.  It’s simply hard to appreciate Jesus’ vicarious and atoning death without understanding the magnitude of why he had to die. To take our sins to the cross.  People don’t get or want to talk about sin.

So I’ve seen many of us, myself included continue to use the romans road method of talking to people about Christ, and I’m wondering maybe we need to adopt our methodology to the changes of the times.

But what’s the alternative?  I want to toss our for my readers consideration that perhaps instead of talking about sin in terms of right and wrong, we talk about sin as if we would talk about cancer.  And most of us definitely understand the subject of cancer and the subject of terminal illness.

What about framing it this way.  We have a disease.  It is called sin.  This disease is terminal, and it has outward symptoms that show it exists.  The bible has given us a diagnostic checklist for signs of this illness.  Gal 5:19 is a good starting point. But the Bible is replete with checklists that confirm if we are the carrier of this pathogen.

“Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.”

These things demonstrate sin in our life.  There are various signs and symptoms to determine if one has cancer.  But why does cancer scare us?  Because if it’s not treated we will die.  It’s real simple.  Its not complex.  It does not matter what type of cancer you have.  How pronounced it is.  All cancers unless checked have the ability to be fatal.  And that’s the point.  The wages of sin is death.  It doesn’t mater weather its foolish jesting, adultery, murder, gossip, eating from a tree that God told you not to.  A cancer cell is small thing that lives within you and feeds off of you.  It grows, and if left unchecked, there is no coming back from it.  Interesting—sounds a lot like sin to me.

All cancers (all sins)—they all lead to the same result, “on the day that thou eatest, thou shalt surely die.”  Period.  We get so hung up over the symptoms we miss the point of the Gospel. That Jesus came to give us LIFE.  To save us from our sins.  He’s the cure.

Maybe we as Christian have become so judgmental in our society that we need to take a medical approach to explaining the gospel.  Perhaps it will help us to see people in a different light.  Not as fornicators, homosexuals, drunkards, etc.  But as people who Jesus dies for and loves and whom he wants to see rescued from this fatal malignancy that has plagued humanity since the fall of man.

It’s about the fact that the whole human race has been infected with a deadly spiritual pathogen that left unchecked is 100% fatal to the carrier.  Adam was patient zero and only the blood of Jesus possess the antibody needed to save us from what is the inevitable death that awaits us all.  It doesn’t matter how you acquired sin.  Where it happened.  Weather your sin is “liver sin”, “breast sin” Bone marrow sin”.  All that matters is that you have it.  And once you realize you have it, the question becomes what do you do next.

Just my two cents.

Feel free to comment I love to hear from my readers.  Also don’t forget to check out my latest novel. I just received a 5 star review that called the work “speculative fiction at its finest.”  Check out what all the fuss is about here.

1 Simple Way to Promote Your Book And Gain Credibility As An Author

In Uncategorized on January 13, 2014 at 9:13 am

Today’s Resource Monday is a reblog of Ellechoir Media on 1 Simple Way to Promote Your Book And Gain Credibility As An Author. a great post!

TOP TEN: Publishing paradoxes and problems

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2014 at 10:49 pm

Excellent Post! So true!

C h a z z W r i t e s . c o m

1. We discount one-star reviews because of their typically venomous, dismissive hatred yet we read every one.

2. We strive to get on big media to help sell, but not much media is big anymore and it won’t move the sales needle anyway.

3. We hope to be picked up by old traditional media, but we’d connect with our audiences better and get more time, for free, going after podcasts.

4. We’re putting ourselves out there, daring to dream big, but get discouraged by people who do neither of those things.

5. We get jealous of the success of other authors when we should learn, emulate and be inspired.

6. We say “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but that’s what covers are for.

7. We spend time thinking about being a writer instead of writing.

8. We all hope to catch fire with our first book, but if…

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Reading is not writing. Only writing is

In Uncategorized on January 10, 2014 at 8:35 am

Reading is not writing. Only writing is writing. You don’t finish a novel by not writing. You only finish by writing. http://ow.ly/spdhf