All of my novels in the Solo series include a few theological discussions between the rector and some of the characters. Here's one from The Actress.
After breakfast, I told Father Paul how guilty I felt.
“Satan wants you … [Read more...]
Satan is clever, no doubt. But he's not immune to mistakes. He made five snafus, four that aroused Martha's attention, and one that led to his ultimate demise in The Rector, a new genre of Christian murder mystery with theology.
1) He preached a "prosperity gospel," which Martha and JJ Johnson recognized as being unbiblical.
2) He … [Read more...]
As the teacher drove on, I began to wonder about all the evil in the world. “Father, I don’t understand something. Where does evil come from in the first place? How could God allow it? I thought He was completely sovereign.”
“He is. Let me explain it this way: God cannot do evil and He did not … [Read more...]
In Matthew 5:21 Jesus says: "You have heard it said to the people long ago ‘Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment." Then, in verse 22 Jesus takes the commandment a step further when he says, "But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, Raca … [Read more...]
Why would Jesus turn water into wine for his first miracle? And why did he object when his mother asked him to do something about the empty wine jars? She said to him, "They have no more wine." She was asking Jesus to fix the problem. It's important to understand the … [Read more...]
Satan is a crouching lion, overtly trying to win us over to the dark side. But he's also sneaky; sometimes, not so overt. He'd love nothing more than for us to think of him as an innocuous character, created by man. He uses all sorts of subtle ways for us to buy into this lie. Maybe I'm being overly sensitive about these devil mascots so many high … [Read more...]
The Actress, the 2nd book in the Solo series is a treat for Christians who love mysteries
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