Clarity Seeking God’s Glory: A Discussion on Writing Well

By John Starke

Justin Taylor, Collin Hansen, Kevin DeYoung, and I recently discussed the importance and practice of writing well. Why should Christians write well? What does good writing look like? How do you improve, and how do you find the time? Why does Calvin’s writing endure, and how does it compare to Edwards? (Here’s a hint: A great thinker and dense writer, Edwards used imagery in a way that stands out among Christian authors.)

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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