On November 12, 2018, a comics legend – THE comics legend – died at the ripe old age of 95. Stan Lee created many memorable characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, Ant-Man, Iron Man, and Thor. Needlesss to say, Stan Lee was loved by comic … More Is Stan Lee in Heaven?
I’m not just a science fiction author. If you’ve read my non-fiction book, Defending Genesis, you know I’m also a Christian apologist. There have always been those who attack the Christian faith. To answer such challenges, the Church has always had its apologists. Apologetics is a branch of theology dedicated to providing reasons to believe … More The Everlasting Gospel: Answers for Easter
In a recent post, fellow author Mike Duran proposed that writers of Christian speculative fiction have a “God problem:” that is, we have a problem where it concerns how far we can speculate about God where it concerns writing fiction. How much speculation is too much? And what should our standard be, if any?These are … More Christian Speculative Fiction and the Biblical Boundary Problem
As I noted in a recent article, I shared a post on why I ditched the deities in my Otherworld worldbuilding on a Facebook group called Iron Sharpening Iron: Christian Speculative Fiction Authors, asked my fellow Christian spec-fic authors how they handled the issue in their fantasy worlds, and received some answers I didn’t expect! … More Oh God, You Goddess?? Portraying God in Christian Speculative Fiction
A recent exchange on a Facebook group called Iron Sharpening Iron: Christian Speculative Fiction Authors caused me to start thinking about what the term “Christian Speculative Fiction” means. I posted one of my blog articles about why I ditched the deities in my Otherworld worldbuilding and asked my fellow Christian spec-fic authors what they did … More What is Christian Speculative Fiction? and how Christian does it need to be?