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Last chance to get “The Good Shepherd” – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Hi friends, Just a gentle reminder that you have one day remaining to take advantage of our special offer. “What special offer?” Sign up as a patron before this weekend and you will receive my latest ebook, “Henry Moorhouse’s ‘The Good Shepherd’.” My book introduces the Victorian boy preacher, Henry Moorhouse, and his great sermon in easy-to-read language for modern readers. What is a patron? Patrons are readers like you who contribute a small amount each month to become partners…

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Seven zeroes – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

On its first day, Escape to Reality was viewed 20 times and I was stoked. Three years later it reached a million page views, and I was astonished. A few days ago, we passed 10 million page views and I don’t know what to say. Except, thank you. And wow. 10,000,000. There is nothing particularly significant about a number with seven zeroes, but it does give me the opportunity to thank every one who has read and shared my writing.…

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E2R turns ten, and a free book for you! – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Ten years ago today I wrote an article called “Whose medicine are you taking? The dangers of taking scripture out of context.” I used this article to launch a brand new blog called Escape to Reality (E2R). Five hundred articles, 30,000 comments, and nearly 10 million page views later… I’m kinda blown away by how this thing unfolded. Surely people are hungry for good news. E2R is ten years old today. To celebrate our anniversary, I want to give you…

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Merry Christmas from the Shaky Isles – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

As you may have heard, one of New Zealand’s many volcanoes erupted last week killing more than a dozen tourists plus a couple of local tour guides. It was a tragedy and a reminder that our time on earth is short. So make the most of it this Christmas. Treasure your families. Make memories. Live fully. Love deeply. Tell your kids about Jesus, who remains the Reason for the Season. This year has been a challenging and shaky one for…

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Last chance to get The Chocolate Gospel! (For now) – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Hi friends, This is just a gentle reminder that you have 24 hours to grab your copy of The Chocolate Gospel. This book is not available anywhere in the world. You won’t find it on Amazon or Kindle. But limited edition copies will go out in the mail this weekend. Here’s how you can get your copy: Sign up on Patreon (USD) or Donorbox (other currencies) at one of these recurring monthly levels, and you will get the following rewards: $1 –…

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Last day to get your free book – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

UPDATE: This offer has now closed. Thanks to all who participated. Missed out? Become a subscriber (it’s free) and be the first to hear next time. This week I was chatting to one of the builders working on our house about the events of Easter in AD70. Like most people, he had never heard the story of how Titus allowed hundreds of thousands of pilgrims into Jerusalem for Passover before locking them inside and slaughtering them all. It’s a terrible…

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now in paperback + Easter Treat! – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Ten years ago I started writing about the letters from Jesus, and two good things came out of that exercise: (1) a website call Escape to Reality and (2) my new book, Letters from Jesus. The book comes out today in paperback. Paul, what is your book about? Letters from Jesus is my most radical book. Contrary to all tradition, it dares to claim that the seven letters from Jesus are full of undiluted good news for all of us.…

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Happy Birthday to us, and a free book for you! – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Update: This book giveaway has now closed. Make sure you don’t miss out on future giveaways by signing up today. It’s free! Today is Escape to Reality’s 9th birthday, and to celebrate I’m giving subscribers free PDF copies of my most misjudged book, AD70 and the End of the World: Finding Good News in Christ’s Prophecies and Parables of Judgment. I say misjudged, because people who haven’t read it have claimed that I’m a preterist (I’m not) or that I…

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How to Get Your Book Published – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

“Paul, can you tell me how to get my book published?” I sure can. I have been in the publishing game for 20+ years. I have published more than a dozen titles including a few award-winners. I’ve worked with traditional publishers and gone the independent route. And I’ve learned a lot of valuable lessons, such as this one: Lesson #1: There has never been a better time to be an author If you have a book inside you, your options…

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Happy Christmas and a Free Book for You! – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

For the next 24 hours, my book Stuff Jesus Never Said is available free on Kindle. Grab your copy before they run out of 1’s and 0’s. Stuff Jesus Never Said is my most awarded-book. It’s full of good news that’ll put a smile on your dial and make you thankful for Jesus. Got friends who don’t read? Send them the download link and tell them Stuff Jesus Never Said is full of funny pictures. Got friends who haven’t heard…

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Free Book for Subscribers – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

UPDATE: This offer has now closed – all 1000 books have been snapped up. Make sure you don’t miss out on future giveaways by signing up to E2R. It’s free! Escape to Reality is eight years old this week! To celebrate, I want to give you a free PDF copy of my latest book, AD70 and the End of the World: Finding Good News in Christ’s Prophecies and Parables of Judgment. This offer is limited to the first 1,000 subscribers,…

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Get Your Name in Paul’s New Book! – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

UPDATE: This offer has now closed. My thanks to all who signed up. Missed out? There are still plenty of good reasons for signing up on Patreon. My new book, Letters from Jesus: Finding Good News in Christ’s Letters to the Churches, comes out in ebook format in two weeks. And if you act fast, your name could be in it! What’s the book about? It’s about letters. From Jesus. Did you know that Jesus sent seven letters from heaven?…

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“Flash Choirs” of Carolers Encouraged to Combat Destructive Chaos – Christian Article

  Robert O’Sullivan, a retired high school English teacher and pastor, has called for “flash choirs” of Christmas carolers to assemble frequently at the White House and throughout the land, using carol verses old and new to combat destructive chaos and remind people that Christians should work for peace, justice, care of the earth, equality and love, especially as it applies to the most vulnerable. The ProgressiveChristianity.org‘s website has recently published O’Sullivan’s timely new verses to familiar carols. See: https://progressivechristianity.org/resources/new-verses-for-christmas-carols/…

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Merry Christmas from the White House – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

I will not be sad to see the end of 2018. I don’t know about you, but this has been a year of low-level stress for us. Nothing major. Just a lot of rotten wood and asbestos in our house that had to go. And a roof, several walls, a few floors, and all the windows. We’ve had months of dust and disruption and we’re still living under a big, white wrap. At least it’ll be a white Christmas. Anyway,…

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