Jessica E. Thomas

Evolution or Creationism: God’s Cosmic DVR
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With the construction of the Creation Museum in Ohio, it’s obvious some high profile people believe in a (roughly) 6,000 year old earth and are more than willing to put their money where their mouths are. And not just lay...
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Junk DNA: The Great Divide
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It’s interesting. Christians are often viewed as being simple minded. A scientist who’s Christian? How could that be? Once one accepts Jesus Christ as their savior, they lose all analytical reasoning capabilities, as evidenced by the fact that they accepted...
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Beginner SEO – Optimizing Your Blog Posts
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Last Wednesday I talked about Search Engine Optimization (SEO), specifically SEO Wordpress themes. Today I want to introduce you to some things you can do regardless of which blogging platform you use. As authors, our name is our brand. In...
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Exultant Ark: Missing God in the Obvious Places
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As a Trekkie and a Jesus-freak, I’ve always found science and faith to be compatible. Science, to me, is the discovery of the amazing, complex, and mysterious world God created. There are some who feel science and faith are mutually...
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365 Tomorrows: Countermeasures
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My flash fiction piece, Countermeasures was published at 365 Tomorrows. It appeared today, actually, so if you hop over now, I'm on the front page. Otherwise, you'll find my story in the archives. 365 Tomorrows strives to publish a flash...
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Strawberry Pickin’
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Strawberry season! It's gonna be short, but I already have my freezer loaded up. We'll be having strawberry shortcake all summer. :) Here's a tip. Instead of putting refined white sugar on the berries, try sprinkling on a pinch of...
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Should Christians Be Concerned about the State of Christian Fiction?
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There was a lively discussion over at Mike Duran's blog last week regarding why Christians can't agree about Christian fiction. I chimed in a couple times, but not to add anything profound. Mostly I just watched the discussion unfold with...
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Meaningless! Meaningless!
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Christian fiction is sometimes derided because it's too much about the message and not enough about the story. Yeah, yeah. I've thought it too. But after receiving a couple rejections for my poetry this week, my perspective has changed a...
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New Poetry: Naked
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Good news. One of my poems was just published over at Red Fez. It's called Naked and you can read it by clicking here. Honest feedback is welcome. Thanks for reading! :)
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A Finished Outline!
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Last post I gave Kristen Lamb kudos for introducing me to James Scott Bell's LOCK system. Applying the LOCK system to my seed idea gave me the confidence to dedicate months of hard work to my seed idea. (Who wants...
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