Douglas Bond

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Douglas Bond, author of fifteen books, lives with his wife and six children in Washington State. He is a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), teaches English and history at Covenant High School, and was awarded the regional Teacher Award for teaching young people how to write. He lectures on literature and Church history and leads study tours in Europe.

How NOT to Sing at Christmas (or any other time of the year)

SING A NEW SONG (excerpt from God Sings! (And Ways We Think He Ought To)















"If it was good enough for Isaac Watts, it’s good enough for
me.” Few of us would come right out and say this, but I confess to thinking
along those lines. Over two decades of writing and speaking about singing and
liturgy, I’ve been accused of being a liturgical traditionalist. Skim through
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"A great novelized summary of the life of John Knox. Great for middle schoolers and up. The life and times of this reformer reminds the reader of the importance of contending for the faith. "
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"Douglas Bond is my number one favorite historical fiction author. [My second favorite would probably be H. Rider Haggard, author of "King Solomon's Mines" and "Pearl Maiden."]

Anything Bond writes is excellent and I'd highly recommend."
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Powerful self-critique of the frailty and futility of living life obssessed with counterfeit pleasures and pursuits.
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“Good writers don’t moralize, nor do they preach, but they do create longing for the true and the beautiful, and that is why you must write with Christ at the center of your reason for writing. That does not mean that every book must be a retelling of Luke’s gospel, however, every worthy book written by a Christian will direct readers away from self, and sin, and put them on a quest for God and his gospel. Create longing for these things.”
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“Good writers don’t moralize, nor do they preach, but they do create longing for the true and the beautiful.”
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“There is scarcely anything in this world which can more turn or bend hither and thither the ways of men than music,” said Calvin.”
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