New book published! “Pilgrim in Progress” is finally available!

BIG NEWS! Good morning, friends. Here's the news item I've been hinting at for some time, an announcement I'd planned on making the week of Thanksgiving; but "details" (read, "editing, formatting, design, cover art, etc") have proved tricky. But I'm finally ready, so here goes: My first new book in three years, some of the best …

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life is a story we must live prayerfully, and intentionally

New book on the horizon! I'm very excited! I have just now finished one more complete review/edit/overhaul of my new book, and I've ordered a proof copy. If all looks well, then you can look (I hope you look!) for an announcement - along with details - in this space sometime next week! Wrapping up the …

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following God’s lead… and waiting for a publisher

The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it - John 1:4-5 I'm sure we all know the old adage: "When in doubt, blog about your grandchildren." Well, maybe that's not exactly right? But it …

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Question: are men interested in Bible study?

It's Friday, friends; happy weekend to you! Yippee; yahoo; woot; whoo-hoo; youzers! Okay, now you've all gotten over your euphoria about the end of the week, I have an important question I'm looking for some help with. You can "comment," facebook message me, email me at derekmaul@gmail.com, or reach me through my website at http://www.derekmaul.com. …

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working on a huge, exciting story!

It's going to be hard to leave the beach later today. This Emerald Isle has worked its way into our bones. But we're also going to be returning to Wake Forest with glad hearts, because we dearly love the church, the community, and the wonderful people who live and worship there. This time of study leave …

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click here to help Derek Maul write his new book

This weekend I'm asking my readers for help - Yes, that's YOU! -  as I try to make some serious progress with my new book. There are two things that you can do for me; both are of equal weight and importance: Please take a few minutes to read this post, and answer the questions. …

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brand “Derek Maul” and help save the book industry!

Friday afternoon I enjoyed a very productive conversation with my marketing contact at Upper Room Books in Nashville. We talked about a wide range of topics, including the life and death struggle most publishing houses are engaged in for survival. The problem is not that people have stopped reading... but the fact that they have stopped …

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New manuscript – letting the song out

Sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth. Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it. Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy! - Psalm 96, 1, 11 & …

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