Curt Austin has nearly four decades of experience with creative writing and public speaking. His prior written work can be found in multiple blogs. His short story work placed 3rd in the 2013 Short Short Story Competition for Writer’s Digest. A recent Lenten Devotional, Soil of our Soul, was a collaborative effort by Curt and his close friend Dr. David Mullens

Attending Ball State University, Curt received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in printmaking. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary and was ordained in the United Methodist Church. Curt served congregations in the Muncie and Fort Wayne areas until 1999, when he left the pulpit ministry. He continued ministry in his local church, writing dramatic presentations and video scripts, serving as a creative communicator to children’s ministries, and presenting monologues to the local congregation. He currently pays his bills by working as a Research Project Specialist for the Indianapolis VAMC, working within HSR&D.

Curt is passionate about his family, his dogs, birding, cooking, photography and art, his backyard sanctuary, and human rights issues.

You can learn more about Curt by following his LinkedIn profile or Instragram feed.




  1. Curt we really want to thank you for setting up our computer for us it is working better today after it got everything down loaded thanks again for taking the time to get it going for us

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