'I never wanted to be a writer. But I did grow up on a farm and wanting to be a cowboy."
"In my Bible reading over the years, I often pondered what biblical characters might have been thinking and feeling, beyond what their stories contain on the written page."
"We all have different gifts, different failings and challenges.My hope is to run the course the Lord has laid out for me and not question why someone else's race has fewer hurdles."
"I pray the stories God has etched in my heart give readers a glimpse of His love and grace even when they don't understand His plan."
Series inspired by history of company town on Chicago's South side where Pullman Palace sleeper cars were manufactured in 1800s.