14 posts by John Moelker

Calling all Goodreads readers

Hello Goodreaders!  Please add Eli vs God, to your "want to read" or "have read" or "Currently reading" categories on goodreads.com  We would love for you to place a review of this new Christian contemporary fiction ...

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Christian fiction for men

Christian fiction for men – “guy” fiction

When I started doing some keyword research to promote my Christian novel, Eli vs God, I found it to be quite challenging.  For anyone familiar with keyword marketing, you know that you begin by using your keyword tool ...

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The shocking irony of Palm Sunday/Passion week

Every fiction author tries to write compelling, dramatic, passionate and inspirational stories that move their readers.  As we enter into Passion Week, the non-fiction, very true story of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem is ...

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CRCNA.org article about Eli vs God

The Christian Reformed Church of North America recently published an article on the book, Eli vs God entitled, Eli vs God Spoiler: God wins!  As the title of the article suggests, there is a lot of spoiler information, ...

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Eli vs God paperback

30 Years after his God-inflicted injury, pastor writes novel about it

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2018 | Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada 30 Years after his God-inflicted injury, pastor writes novel about it Eli vs God: You Give and Take Away Reverend John Moelker is extrem...

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A glimpse of the New Creation

26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is ...

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Priceless, Protection, Party Time & Pleasure

With that title, you'd think it was some type of modern advertisement trying to get our attention, and then ultimately motivating us to make a purchase of some kind. Well, as the first word in the title suggests, ...

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In a fog — and loving it.

Today on my way to church this morning, I drove through some pretty thick fog.  It certainly wasn't the worst fog ever, because I could see around 50 feet in front of me or so.  But, I certainly had no idea of what ...

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I am a stiff-necked person!

You probably haven't ready too many books with the word, "stiff-necked" in it.   But when a pastor puts pen to paper, or pecks away at a keyboard, you might just find this biblical term.  I had to include that phrase ...

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Show, Don’t Tell

When I was writing the book, Eli vs God, my developmental editor John Fox, [whom I would highly recommend], would tell me where I was doing too much telling and not enough showing.   The "Show don't Tell" mantra for ...

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