Thoughts from the Heart

Bryan’s spiritual, philosophical, and devotional meditations.

A Contentment Concerto

Sometimes God seems like the conductor of the grandest orchestra in the universe. During my journey as an aspiring novelist, I learned this truth in an amazing way. Back in July of 2004, AMG publishers featured my first two books,… Read More ›

An Outstanding Missions Book

This is the best missions book I have ever seen. Filled with vibrant photos and soul-stirring stories, it has become a regular family-devotions read for us. You can buy it directly from the photographer here – At $40, it is… Read More ›

The Stones Will Cry Out

  But Jesus answered, “I tell you, if these become silent, the stones will cry out!” (Luke 19:40) During our recent journey to Alaska, while driving through the Yukon near Watson Lake, I noticed many groupings of stones that spelled… Read More ›

Hiding from the Blazing Light – Part 2

In last Sunday’s post, I wrote about a college experience in which I witnessed a number of miracles while trying to convince a friend about the truth of my faith. I prayed for Bill for 25 years, and during that span I sometimes… Read More ›

Hiding from the Blazing Light – Part 1

“An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign,” Jesus taught us so long ago. Does that mean he was opposed to miracles? That verse might lead a person to think so, but the Bible also teaches us that our… Read More ›

Excerpt from I Know Why the Angels Dance

I Know Why the Angels Dance is my only novel that isn’t squarely in the speculative fiction category. It is also my most overtly Christian story. Since I am known as a spec-fiction author, sales of this book haven’t been as high as I… Read More ›

The Hero Door

 The Hero Door (Updated May 1, 2022) I was good at my job. Everyone in my company knew it, and they relied on my computer expertise daily. Being a helpful, dependable worker who was seen by his peers and supervisor… Read More ›