As Christians we have a responsibility to write in a way that does not lead our readers toward sin. It is our responsibility to keep our work clean and not write in a way that would dishonor God.
As writers, we want to create high quality work with a realism that plunges our readers headfirst into our stories, but there is a line Continue reading “Walking the Line in Christian Fiction” →
Are your life and your actions reflecting #Jesus? Do the things you do and the things you support, point people back to him? If not, it’s time to change.
We all sin and we all make mistakes, but we should learn from them and turn from them. We, as Christians, must remember who we are and Who we represent. Continue reading “We are Called to be #NOTW” →
Fifty Shades of Grey is erotica and glorified pornography. I haven’t read the books and I won’t watch the movies. No one, especially Christians, should be reading or watching things like this. The sad thing is, it’s so popular. It really goes to show how bad our society is getting. Satan is trying to use this to destroy, degrade, pervert, and even gain a foothold in the lives of Christians. But we have a choice. It’s time we stood up and said enough is enough. We will not support things like this and we will take a stand against it.
“Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, 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 any praise, think about these things.” Philippians 4:8
Cue a jingly Christmas tune. Close-up shots of Christmas ornaments. Fade in and out actors credits followed by a Christmas-y, possibly clever, potentially cheesy title. Now enter the main players, they aren’t in love, then they are, then they aren’t, and then they are again. Yet more often than not we’ll tune in to watch them or record them on our DVR and walk away with satisfaction. So, the question is…why? And what can we, as writers, learn from them? Continue reading “5 Things Writers Can Learn from Hallmark Christmas Movies” →
In today’s society it seems as if “likes” are equal to validation. If your post/pic/story/video/song gets “likes”, then that makes it good. If people like you, you’re cool. If people like what you do, you’re good at it. If people like the way you look, you’re beautiful.
It’s not true.
Yes, it feels good to get likes, on and off social media. I’ve fallen prey to this culture myself. Continue reading “You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made” →