“Country Life Discipleship” site is up and running



The long awaited day has arrived!

Maybe “a” long awaited day would be better, but it’s still an amazing step.

After spending the last weeks working on “South Pole Vendetta” the time opened up to address the related issue of a website to call home. The result is countrylifedisciple.com.

Home to all my books, a page for freebies, and a store all my own, I have taken the next step down the road of “Country Life Discipleship Ministries”.

If you’re interested in the latest on my books, have a passion for discipleship, or are just a genuinely nice person; may I invite you to stop by and let me know what you think? I’m very interested in any comments or ideas – and you could even buy a book while you’re there. Except for “South Pole Vendetta” – we’re still a few months away from that release (but you can pre-order).

Anyhow, meander on over and visit for a minute or two. We’ve tried to create a comfortable, easy site to look around on; and we think you may just learn something while you’re there.



Why “Vagabond Prince”?

The book “Vagabond Prince – Valiant Warrior” is the first book in the series “Israel’s judges” that I am currently working on. This series, I hope, will address each of the little known – but fascinating – judges found in Scripture (the book of Judges).

What I desired to do was take what we know to be true of these men, and woman, and flesh them out with fictional information based on strong research and facts surrounding this time in the history of Israel.

As a result, the Biblical narrative will be very close (I hope it will even be exactly the same) to what we find in Scripture. Beyond that, I have explored the culture, the setting, the environment, the antagonists, and other areas in an attempt to give a fictional account of the events, people, places, and so on that surround the factual account.

The reader should know that this falls under the area of “Biblical historical fiction”, and is meant to allow them to reach inside the thrilling stories found in Scripture and see them “come alive” as we think about the possible “story within the story”.

While the story is as accurate as I can make it, it is not meant to convey the idea that this is what actually took place, aside from the Biblical account!

My prayer is that the reader will enjoy the story, but look to Scripture for so many truly “inspired” accounts of God’s plan for salvation, eternity, and His work within His creation.

Why “South Pole Vendetta”?

I would like to address the reason why I wrote “South Pole Vendetta”, and why I’m excited that it will be my first published book.

The quick, messy, answer is that I wanted a book that would have wide appeal in order to get my name out there. I simply hoped to write a good story that would bring in some revenue for Country Life Discipleship.

The more complex answer goes quite a bit deeper. There were three things that caught my attention in writing a book of this sort: 1. I love thinking about the newest, and even future, technology and weaponry of the US military, 2. I wanted to answer the apparent ease with which the liberal environmentalists have been able to “sell” the American people on the idea of global warming and a “hole” in the atmosphere, and 3. I wanted to address the Christian’s response to involvement in the ever increasing “unique” use of our military – in short, answer the question “What should a believer do in response to military service in ‘questionable’ circumstances.

While I look forward to selling books to as many people as possible, and hope that you will consider buying one, my target audience would be young people who are increasingly forced to address and consider these various issues. There are other issues considered in this story, single male/female interactions, submission to authority, the continent of Antarctica, etc. but I pray that the reader would consider sharing this story with a young person struggling with the issues of “militant environmentalists” and the issue of involvement in the military.