It’s a sobering glimpse into a high school campus through the eyes of today’s teenagers and it releases this month in print! (you know… real books with actual pages!) 🙂
This new piece of fiction is titled Bystanders, and I thought I’d give away the print version to the first 100 of my U.S. blog readers who would love to read it… with one condition: you read it. (Sorry those outside the U.S., I love you, I honestly just can’t afford the shipping. Buy the Kindle version!)
Seriously. And if you like it Continue reading “giving the first 100 of you my school shooting book” »
Some GREAT feedback from you all in my last post as you shared your concerns about today’s teens and their mobile devices. I’ve just posted the 5 contest winners below (in this post) who each will win a free “advanced reader” copy of my upcoming book, The Teens Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices.
For those of you who didn’t win… and want a copy. Some great options right now. Amazon has it for pre-sale today for almost 50% off… just $7 and change Continue reading “Your worries about teens and mobile devices” »
Let’s have a little CONTEST!
I have 5 “Advanced Reader’s Copies” of my upcoming The Teens Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices sitting right here on my desk… and I want to give them away. (I don’t know if you saw… for some reason Amazon is offering these right now as a pre-order for just $7 and change! Grab that price while you have the chance. Wow.)
Simple: post a comment in this blog post answering this question Continue reading “What is your biggest concern with young people and mobile devices?” »
This is an exciting week for The Walking Dead fans, because this coming Sunday they will finally discover the answer to the biggest cliffhanger since “Who shot JR?”
Which one of our beloved characters did we lose?
That’s why we’re having a “Who is it” CONTEST where we are giving away a prize to literally EVERYONE who guesses correctly! (Thanks to my Zombie book publisher, The Youth Cartel for going in on this with me!)
So if you watch The Walking Dead and don’t yet subscribe to our FREE blog, The Gospel According to The Walking Dead, where we provide a Biblical discussion to each and every episode each week… Continue reading “The Gospel According to The Walking Dead CONTEST” »
Okay… it’s time for me to give something away. A Christian CD of your choice to the winner. Here’s what I want– answer this simple question:
What Christian songs (I want song and artist) can you play that today’s young people actually enjoy?
I could expand the question like this: What Christian music would they not be afraid to play around their friends?
Continue reading “What Christian Music Do Today’s Kids Actually Like?” »
I’m putting the finishing touches on my new parenting book this month, and I’d love your help! I’ll make it simple. If I use your idea, I’ll send you a FREE copy when this book is released.
BONUS: Even if I do NOT use your idea, I’ll randomly draw 3 names out of the comments below and send them a book! So don’t hesitate to send your best idea.
Many of you remember the title of this upcoming book because you voted on the best cover in September (the cover on the right won, hands down). The book is titled, 52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid: How to Engage with Kids Who Can’t Seem to Pry Their Eyes from Their Devices.
This book has been an intriguing project. I’m providing parents with tools to help them entice their kids to naturally set their phones aside and engage in rewarding face-to-face interaction. As you can imagine, this can be quite tricky, in a world where today’s teens spend Continue reading “A Free Book for Your Idea” »
Thanks to so many of you last week who gave me feedback on my blog about my new book cover. I, and my publisher, both really appreciate it! It was great to hear what you all thought.
I turned it into a little contest, prompting you that I’d pick five names out of a hat and give them a free copy of the book once it’s on the shelves in the spring. We picked– and here’s the five names Continue reading “Book Cover Winners” »
WINNER POSTED! (see below)
You know how much I like movies… so I thought I’d have a nice little contest and give away some Avenger tickets for the new film coming out this Friday! (Your choice of the tickets, or the Blu-ray of the first film)
That means you have to respond fast, because I’ll give these tickets away Friday morning!
Winning is simple. I just want to know your opinion. So use this blog’s comment feature to comment in this post and tell me Continue reading “Giving Away Avengers Tickets” »
WINNERS POSTED- see below.
A few weeks ago I was sitting with a group of youth workers and one of them asked me, “What are the top three youth ministry books you’d recommend we read, if we could only buy three?”
This one caused me to pause for a few moments, after all, I’ve read a variety of insightful books that have helped me through my years of youth ministry (that lot in the picture are a pretty good bunch). But which three have proved foundational?
I’ll list the three books I shared with those youth workers that evening, and then I’ll ask you the same. What three youth ministry books have been the most influential and foundational for your ministry? (I’ll even make this a contest—chime in with a comment Continue reading “What are your top three?” »
Lots of opportunities to get free books this week:
1. CONTEST: Those of you who’ve followed me for a while know I love using pop culture as a springboard for conversations about the truth of the Bible. One of the ways we do that is by using the popular TV show The Walking Dead. This week, on our The Gospel According to The Walking Dead blog we are celebrating The Walking Dead Season 5 Premiere with a contest giving away half a dozen personally autographed books, my The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide for Teenagers. Continue reading “Free Books This Week” »