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(The links in this post are not necessarily an endorsement of the positions or opinions held by their authors.) The denunciation of conspiracy theorists is currently in high gear. Especially as it relates to Christians. The average Google search for “Christians & Conspiracy Theories” will yield an abundance of links: Christians and Conspiracy Theories: A [...]

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An excerpt from my latest article, appearing at Lorehaven: *** We often use the term “Christian ghetto” in a way intended to sound derogative. This phrase refers to an artistic subculture riddled with kitsch, propaganda, and second-rate content. Labels like “Christian fiction,” “Christian music,” and “Christian films” describe the lowlands of this ideological backwater.However, the [...]

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The Muddled Metaphysics of Pixar’s “Soul”

The afterlife — and even the “before life!” — play a crucial role in Pixar’s latest release, “Soul.” But unlike the traditional Heaven & Hell paradigm of Judeo-Christian / Western tradition, “Soul’s” hereafter is a gauzy mish-mash of religious concepts and abstractions. The film is marketed as a kid’s movie, but the topics it broaches [...]

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How Should We Remember Ravi Zacharias?

Pulitzer Prize winner, David Garrow, who authored a biography of Martin Luther King in 1986, admitted last year, after looking through newly released archival FBI documents, that King’s infidelities’ and sexual misconduct was much bigger than he once believed. “I always thought there were 10-12 other women,” Garrow said. “Not 40-45.” In fact, he suggested [...]

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Are Skulls an Anti-Christian Symbol?

I posted some pictures of several ceramic skulls in my office, and a fun conversation ensued on Facebook. Later that evening, I received a short letter from a friend: “Hey, I’m curious! You create art with skulls and enjoy having them as part of your decor. How do you reconcile that with skulls being the [...]

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In Pt. 1 of this series I suggested that both the demographics of readers and publishers, as well as the demographics of the evangelical church, have contributed to the disparity of male readers of Christian fiction. Admittedly, that disparity is the result of a confluence of other complex factors. So for those interested in increasing [...]

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“The Third Golem” is Now Live!

The third book in my Reagan Moon series is live. Here’s the blurb for The Third Golem: He was the Prophesied One, the Twelfth-borne of Chaos… and he drove a ’66 El Camino.Reagan Moon is a survivor. He’s bested ghosts, lizard people, and death angels. But his greatest foe is waiting in the wings. When [...]

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