Dean's Blog

Contending for the New

In Genesis 15, the call to Abram and his dialog with God form a microcosm of the call to all …

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From Here to the Far Side of Crazy Big

Time is both fact and dilemma. It frustrates, disappoints, rewards and thwarts. It blinds us (can’t see the future); lures …

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You Can’t Do it Alone, Man

“Then the word of the Lord came to Abram, saying, ‘This man will not be your heir; but one who …

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More Than 15 Seconds: The Lasting Fame of Family

Humor me. For just a moment, consider the following “thought experiment:” After a chance encounter at your local grocery store, …

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How Big is Your Imagination?

As we’ve seen, God chose Abraham for a reason. His plan for history required very specific foundation materials. As a …

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How to be the Guy God Chooses to Change the World

What’s the key to the earthly expression of a heavenly Father’s kingdom? Big clue: Look for the man with a …

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On Becoming A Digital Person

When I first started writing novels, I did not have a personal email account. The idea was in its infancy, …

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