Scott Postma

Discover your significance, create meaningful art, and make a difference that actually matters



C. S. Lewis said, “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”

I’m hoping your visit here will be the beginning of that kind of friendship.

If you’re a creative professional intrigued by the connection between poetry and philosophy, theology and literature, and faith and culture;

if you’re a writer who wants to discover your unique voice, create meaningful art, and make a difference that really matters;

if you’re a teacher who wants to instill in your students wisdom, virtue, and a rightly-ordered soul;

or, if you simply like to read good literature and old books–preferably with a pipe in your teeth and a pencil in your hand–then I’d be honored to set you a place at the table.

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis

Everything served up here is prepared to help creatives just like you cultivate your capacity to apprehend and appreciate the good, the true, and the beautiful.

So, if you’re ready, let me invite you to JOIN OUR MERRY BAND of bards, bishops, and bibliophiles; students, scholars, and philosophers; and poets, preachers, and pirates. It’s absolutely free.


A Little Background


I’m a teacher, a writer, and the director of Poiema Press & Institute.

I currently live in North Idaho with my family–my bride of 26 years, Tammy, our four adult children, and two grand-children–where I also teach for Logos Online School and Roman Roads Media.

Inspired by the classical and Christian imagination, my passion is to help creative professionals cultivate their capacity to understand and appreciate the true, the good and the beautiful so they can flourish in life and fulfill their vocation as the unacknowledged legislatures of the world.

For more than 20 years, I served as a minister and educator, developing youth, planting churches, and starting private schools. Prior to that, I served in the Air Force at the close of the Cold War Era and during Operation Desert Shield, repairing electronic counter-measure systems on B-52 Bombers.

Currently, I’m pursuing a PhD in humane letters, focusing on the literature, philosophy, and theology of the Western tradition and its relationship to the revival of Christian humanism in a post-modern culture (anticipated completion, 2019).

I have earned degrees in classical studies (M.A.C.C.S., Knox Theological Seminary), religion and English literature (B.S., Liberty University), theology (M.A., B.A., Salt Lake Baptist College), and creative writing (A.A., College of Southern Nevada).


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