Tag Archives: J. Dana Trent

Be Still, For Sabbath’s Sake: A Q&A with Author J. Dana Trent

Y’all. Have I got a treat for you! This week we’re delighted to welcome author J. Dana Trent, whose most recent book, For Sabbath’s Sake: Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community, debuts this week. Dana is a long-time friend and fellow Upper Room author, so I was thrilled to get to sit down… Continue Reading

Graceful, Grace-full Tattoos

Yesterday, my friend and fellow author, J. Dana Trent, posted an article on Patheos titled, “Marked by Faith: The Spirituality of Tattoos.” The article was inspired by an experience she and I had last summer when we attended the Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, NC. We were there to lead a workshop (her), sell… Continue Reading

A Bead and A Prayer Wins Second Book Award

Wow, y’all! We just learned that my first book, A Bead and a Prayer: A Beginner’s Guide to Protestant Prayer Beads, has won a 2014 Best Book Award. It was named a finalist in the Religion: Christianity category. What’s really fun is that 3 of the 6 finalists for this category were published by Upper Room… Continue Reading

Sabbath Opportunities

This week my friend, J. Dana Trent, invited me to write a guest post for her blog. Dana is the author of Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk, published by Fresh Air Books (an imprint of Upper Room Books). She and I have become friends over the… Continue Reading