Writers are always asked, “What inspired you to write this book? What were you hoping to accomplish?” That was no different with this, my latest book and so I thought I’d share that with you all today.
Hell is for Real was written because I am deeply concerned about the present culture in America that seems to have adopted the attitude that everyone who dies goes to heaven. Many Americans, especially the Boomers, Busters, Mosaics, Millennials and of course the Gen-Xers, have bought into the idea that only Hitler, Stalin and other notorious murderers go to Hell. The rest of us, since we are really not too bad, go to Heaven.
To me and a number of others to whom I have spoken, this seemed to be the underlying message of the book and movie, Heaven is for Real, read and viewed by millions of Americans who grab anything that supports their universalistic view of the afterlife. Continue Reading →