Tag Archive | truth

Meditation Topics

Meditation Topics

I did an in depth study of Philippians 4:8  “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.” (NKJV, bold emphasis mine). I happened to do my study in the New King James version. Typically, my […]

Truth

Truth

When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased.”
― C.S. Lewis, Letters of C. S. Lewis

This Is Not a Penguin 

This Is Not a Penguin 

This is not a penguin. It’s a duck. And no amount of arguing can get my seven-year-old to say otherwise. There’s that old adage, “if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, swims like a duck…” This little guy has feathers, waddles, and he’s an aquatic bird. But he’s not a duck. And if […]

Christian Fiction Parables

Christian Fiction Parables

Last week, in my post When is Christian Fiction Not? I talked about  the lines between Christian fiction and secular fiction, and how more and more Christian speculative fiction seems to be cross-over, not really appropriate for the CBA market, but not secular enough for the mainstream market. Someone commented that back in the old […]

How Much Fiction Do You Allow In Your Fiction?

How Much Fiction Do You Allow In Your Fiction?

I recently read a short story where the setting was built on a declaration contrary to my belief in the character of God. It wasn’t antagonistic towards my belief, but following his tale under this premise made it difficult to suspend my disbelief. However, the story was well-written, with empathetic characters in a creative world, […]

He Can’t What? What God Can’t Do.

Years ago, I was given a gift. It was a book small book called 101 Things God Can’t Do. Simply put, and I think it may be more semantics than anything else, I believe there are things the great I AM, the Author and Finisher of our Faith can not do. But you might say, […]

Fishbowl Jumping

There’s been some talk of fishbowls around here and I thought I’d weigh in. First of all, I didn’t join the Christian Speculative Fiction Movement in order to get published. Yep – you heard me right. I have absolutely no sights set on CBA or traditional “Christian Publishers”. I’m not out to be published by […]