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First Draft

If you are interested in reading this first draft. Click here to request the download link I would appreciate the following feedback...

Revision Three

Revision Three I am coming to a point where I believe I can see the end in sight. I hope to complete the third revision within the next...

The Sitz im Leben of Mark's Gospel

Sitz im Leben is an interesting term used in the biblical criticism field. It’s a German term which means ‘setting in life’. Thus it...

The Theology of Mark and What he Believed

In the process of completing the second draft of the dialogue section that deals with how the Gospel of Mark came to be, fictional of...

Thought Provoking Passages

In reviewing the section of the book that deals primarily with the text, I have come across several thought provoking passages that...

An Overview of Mark

As the research and second draft proves to be arduous and painstakingly slow as I am still trying to grasp hold of the overarching themes...

The Tedious Process of Correctness

The editing process along with presenting a correct theological viewpoint is slow, meticulous, and tedious. However, the driving...

Papyrus 52

The earliest known Greek New Testament manuscript is the Ryland Papyrus P52. This small fragment contains part of John 18:31-33 and was...

Introduction to the Book

Draft one of the book is complete. Just about 150k words and 600 pages. Now comes another difficult aspect of writing which is the...

The Fourth Section

This section by far is the most time consuming and complex. There are a number of considerations that need to be kept on mind as this...

Update to Section Three

As expected, this section is time consuming. It is in this section where I have the three main characters traveling from Rome to...

The Third Section

The third section will prove to be one of the most difficult sections to write, correctly. This section will begin with the three...

The Second Section

The second section will take the reader back to the first century. It will revolve around the main character of the book, starting off...

The First Section

How is it possible to write a book about a first century religious figure and still make readers feel they are a part of the story. The...

Organization and Structure

Taking on a task of writing an historical fiction novel requires a tremendous amount of organization and vision of how the story will...

The Daunting Idea of Writing a Book

I am certain that most people at one point or another felt compelled to write a book. However, for whatever reason, that desire never...

Why the Gospel of Mark?

For those few of you who have navigated to this site, I am alive and well and still living in Texas. As I mentioned in the previous post,...

To Begin with

To All: I suppose I should update this section of my website. Initially I thought that I would utilize this site more once I retired....