A Fun Interview with Scott

It’s time to meet another International Christian Fiction Writers author. Today we’re introducing Scott Douglas Martell. Welcome, Scott! Fast Five Thanksgiving or Pancake Day? Thanksgiving, 365 days a year. Car or plane? Yamaha Sirius motorbike. Chips or crisps? Today, as I’m writing this: Trai Cay Say Dried Fruit chips. Donuts or brownies? Sweet potatoes? I’m another sweet…

It’s Essential We All Take Responsibility for God’s Creation

The outdoors captured my attention and imagination from an early age. Images of oceans, mountains, vegetation, wildlife, and rivers flash through my memory. It was my original passion. It remains so. This passion revolved around exploration, climbing, rafting, hiking, camping and other recreations. I marveled at the natural world. I asked questions, read and explored.…

Grateful, after all these years!

Grateful, after all these years, serving our Lord! Do you keep a grateful journal? It’s a critical tool for good thinking and spiritual health. But it’s been tough this past year. I’ve tried, but skipped many days. Pondering this Thanksgiving Newsletter, I reviewed my journal. I use the Five-Minute Journal app and find it very…

Lord, here I am, help me!

So, what is the first thing you think of when you gain consciousness in the morning? The D60 book shares a “first light prayer.” It is a simple and important way to begin each day. Train yourself each morning to first pray: “Lord, Here I am. Help me.” Such as prayer, as the writers say, is “short, simple, humble, potent.” It

The power of prayer

The Importance of Healing Prayer I focus my heart on two dear people who appear close to death through illness. In both cases it is a malignant cancer. I feel called in this writing to ask for group prayer for these two people–one in a very close relationship with Jesus, the other perhaps not close…

Prayer for the Yemenis

Aisha al-Juaidi is my imaginary friend who has suffered in life, and whom I want to save physically and spiritually. This young Yemeni girl is the antagonist in my newest suspense novel, The Terrorist’s Redemption. When I picture her face, I see the face of one of my fifth-grade students at the School of Tomorrow in Addis Ababa, a Yemeni girl taken out of class five years ago and disappearing, most likely home to Yemen.

As I read that Yemen has had its first coronavirus case (April 10) my heart goes out to the Yemeni people and send a prayer to the people to this war-torn country.