A shortlist of authors and people who I admire and who inspire me to write. By no means complete and subject to updating. Take a look for yourself if you have five minutes.

Phil Long – ethereal and deep spoken word poetry. The mind wanders and nibbles at ideas.

Tony Kriz – a gentleman whose unsettling and thought-provoking stories and anecdotes took me out of my middle-class conservative life and dumped me into a harsh reality where Jesus Christ isn’t so simple.

Brant Hansen – Christian geekery and blunt honesty and earnest searching for Jesus in all things, even when we mess up.