in residence, the Loom, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2013-present).
Nanty Glo Home Page,
Cambria County, Pennsylvania, and South Wales, the UK. An all-electronic
community website, 1997-present.
Everything Jesus Book,
2006, a popular retelling of the New Testament life of Jesus Christ,
with additional information from archaelogical research and other
historical documents and including a survey of the history of His
continuing body on earth, the church. Published by Adams Media/F&W.
Everything Guide to C.S. Lewis and Narnia, 2008, a 12-chapter
biography of C.S. Lewis with an additional eight chapters, one each
on each of his Chronicles of Narnia novels and Mere Christianity,
Lewis's popular survey of Christian teaching. Published
by Adams Media/F&W.
Reformation of Journalism,
1973, published by the Craig Press, U.S., and Wedge Publishing, Canada.
Widely used as the first-ever "Christian theory of mass communication"
in Christian liberal arts colleges.
Message of the Movies,
1976, published by Kuyper Institute, Stanford.
and Orthodoxy, unpublished.
the World on $50 A Day, 1996, published online.
in Vistaland, Tourguide of 23 Pennsylvania Counties, 1963, published
by Penelec (Pennsylvania Electric Company).
Youth Revolution, 1968, published by International Christian Youth.
2008 as technical writer/web developer for Xilinx,
Inc., San Jose, Calif., January 2000-August 2008.
Specialist, Technical Writer, Tava|R.W.Beck, llc., Los Angeles, Calif.,
October 1998 through December 1999.
Writer, Kanisa, Inc.,
Cupertino, Calif., 1997-1998 (12 months).
writing, 1996-present, and worldwide website consultant.
editor, Times Group of community newspapers, San Jose, Calif., and
editor Almaden Times, Blossom Valley Times, Cambrian Times, Campbell
Times, Santa Teresa Times, Willow Glen Times, 1989-1996. Was founding
editor of five of these papers. Besides editing all content of seven
newspapers, did graphical layout of all papers' editorial content
using desktop publishing.
Times Newspaper Group, designed Internet worldwide web site and created
in htm language hundreds of pages of news and feature articles and
departments, archiving two years of Times editions, 1994-1996.
editor, Personal CAD Systems, 1987-89.
director and editor, Writers Connection, San Jose, Calif.,
editor of Renaissance Review and New Reformation magazines,
and founder-director of independently funded campus ministry, Kuyper
Institute at University of California,
Santa Barbara (1969-72), and Stanford
University (1972-83). (Ordained evangelical Protestant ministry.)
editor, Christian Beacon, 1964-68.
Nanty Glo, Pa., Journal,
and feature editor Sedloff newspaper group, 1962-64.
columnist, Sedloff newspaper group, 1957-61.
writing seminars, West Valley College, 1981-89; Writers Connection
and taught seven credit seminars in media and social topics at Stanford
University, including the first known seminar on minorities in the
Orthodox Church, Campbell, Calif.; communicant, St.
Ignatius Orthodox Church, Belfast, UK.
of three children and grandfather of four:
daughter, Christyl (1969); sons, Michael (1974), and Kevin
(1976); grand-daughter, Brandi (1991), grandson, Antony Ian (1996);
grand-daughters, Evelyn, 2009; Delilah, 2012.
Especially fiction by C.S.
Lewis and his influences and the
Inklings, and nonfiction on religion,
Favorite authors: C.S. Lewis, Dostoyevsky.
movies as literature; check out reviews.
the Nanty Glo Home Page.
and travel writing. Recent major project: By
Rail to England, Scotland, and Wales. See also, Around
the World on $50 A Day. Besides the Times Group, articles have
appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Detroit
Free Press. Newspaper supplement that I created, Vacations
in Vistaland, won a 1964 Keystone Press Award.