There are a lot of online resources for starting a blog, building an email list, and getting a book published. This isn’t one of them. I want to ask deeper questions. How do you deal with insecurity as you write? How do you grow in the craft of writing Christian non-fiction? Where do the roles of pastor and writer intersect? How can you objectively evaluate your own writing?
Join me as I interview pastors, authors, and writing experts in my own journey to better understand the calling and the craft of Christian writing.
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Chuck DeGroat is professor of pastoral care and Christian Spirituality at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. He is also a senior fellow at the Newbigin House of Studies in San Francisco. He served as a pastor at churches in Orlando and San Francisco and founded two church-based counseling centers.
He is a licensed therapist, spiritual director, and the author of Toughest People to Love, Wholeheartedness, and the recently released book When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse.