I’ve decided to move my creative energies from daily blogging – a habit which began last July – toward a few more demanding projects that need my immediate attention.

I still plan on posting regularly, but the frequency will be determined by availability netted from progress made in other areas.

This daily-run, which has been the most consistent writing of my life, has been a tremendous benefit personally, helping me grow in my use of words and in articulating my thoughts. Likewise, I believe many of you, my faithful readers, have been encouraged in some way.

In staggering my posts, I hope to craft even better content, giving each piece the time it needs to be written. Likewise, I’m moving into some seasons of renewed productivity that will demand the best of my creative energies.

To name a few:

• Finishing and formatting The Berinfell Prophecies Book 3

• Pursuing 3 new possible restaurant openings

• Launching of Sprig Records studio and record company

• Recording Jennifer’s next full-length album

• Writing and producing for New Life’s first live worship album, as well as CHB’s next project

• Completion of book 1 of my new upcoming series, as well as development for books 2 and 3

I also plan on taking considerable time off in the next few months to enjoy summer in the 1000 Islands. This will include a lot of time sailing on the river with The Hopper Kids, and Jennifer and my first “kid-less vacation” in 8-years.

For those who faithfully read here, I’d appreciate your investment of prayer into everything listed above; your support and encouragement mean a great deal to me.

Here’s to seasons of rest, and renewed productivity.

The best is yet to come.



Gabe · 12 May ’12 at 10:29 am

Whew, your going to be busy!
And don’t forget the how-to-self-publish ebook. 🙂

Thank you so much for faithfully blogging every single day. I always look forward to new posts.

    Christopher Hopper · 12 May ’12 at 10:18 pm

    You’re most welcome Gabe. Appreciate you. And thanks for the reminder.

Megan Jackson · 12 May ’12 at 4:58 pm

At first, I definitely thought, “Oh no! You can’t do that Christopher!!” The past month or so, I have become a very dedicated reader, and look for your posts every single morning. However, I have now seen your plans, and your reasoning for not writing as often… I will still absolutely look forward to your posts, but I’m very excited for you! Books are great! Restaurants are AMAZING (hope they are around here!). Sprig Records makes me excited! CD’s from Jenny, CHB, and New Life Worship, woot woot!! Time with H1, H2, H3, H4, HWife (I guess could be Hopper Wife, or Hot Wife, your choice), and the 1000 Islands = Well deserved!! Lastly, a kidless vacation is even more deserved!! God Bless you on all of these endeavors, lucky me, I am a dedicated reader who will miss your posts, but I still get to see you around. I will be praying for you often! Love you!

    Christopher Hopper · 12 May ’12 at 10:19 pm

    Thanks so much Megan. You’re a blessing in so many ways. We cherish you.

Christian Fahey · 12 May ’12 at 10:26 pm

The daily run of posting on your blog has been an inspiration, CKH. Indeed, the best IS yet to come. Enjoy the days ahead!

    Christopher Hopper · 12 May ’12 at 10:28 pm

    Thanks Christian – you’re an inspiration too. Can’t wait to hear what’s on your heart for next week at New Life.

Nathan R. · 12 May ’12 at 10:44 pm

Can I come sail with you? 🙂

Billy Jepma · 13 May ’12 at 10:01 am

That’s quite a list! Haha! And I’m excited for the finished product of all them them. Will definitely be praying you and your family CH. Maybe this time off means we can take you wake-boarding again? 😉

Ciara · 14 May ’12 at 8:04 pm

I’ll miss your daily posts. Not that I actually got on every day to read them, but still ^_^ And, hey, as long as you’re still writing and making music, I’m happy 😀

Taisia · 15 May ’12 at 12:31 am

Yay! What is the exact date that Berinfell book three comes out?

    Taisia · 15 May ’12 at 12:32 am

    And what is you new series called?

      Christopher Hopper · 15 May ’12 at 10:57 am

      Not releasing that just yet, but soon. Loving these questions!

    Christopher Hopper · 15 May ’12 at 10:52 am

    “End of June.”

    Taisia · 15 May ’12 at 11:52 am

    Oh! I can’t wait!! I love your writing 🙂

Aaron Novak · 16 May ’12 at 5:04 am

Don’t forget to make time for the most awesome guy ever.
New books?

    Aaron Novak · 16 May ’12 at 5:09 am

    Will Luik and my fav diborane be in it?

    Christopher Hopper · 16 May ’12 at 9:36 am

    Indeed. 😉

    Yes, new books…TBA.

Aaron Novak · 16 May ’12 at 5:09 am

Opps that’s dibors

emily zine · 10 Aug ’12 at 1:32 pm

you r so busy as it is how r u going to fit that in to your life at this point in time? but at least you still have time for your family and fans!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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