Fiction has a unique role in conveying Truth. In fact, only fiction that is Truth with a capital T is worthwhile.— Jerry B. Jenkins
The most sensitive Jerry B. Jenkins quotes that will inspire your inner self
Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.
In my opinion, Jesus is God's attempt to reach man.
But while I believe Jesus is the way to God, it makes no sense to hate people who disagree.
Good fiction must be entertaining- but what makes fiction special- and True- is that the realness of a novel allows it to carry a larger message.
Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes.
Actually 'Soon' has more than the Left Behind series, but I really believe less is more.
Christianity is not a religion, it’s a relationship with God through Christ.
Writers write. Dreamers talk about it.
We at the Christian Writers Guild couldn't be more proud of Brandy Vallance.
Let her debut novel transport you to an entirely fresh time and place where you'll soon forget you're turning pages and find yourself riveted to the destinies of characters who'll leave a lasting impression on your heart.
Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose.
While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area.
My dream remains to inform and entertain through fiction in the form of novels and movies that compete in the marketplace of ideas.
Left Behind takes what to some people may be unbelievable predictions from the Bible and shows how they might play out. It makes the events of biblical prophecy understandable and thus believable.
I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it.
Of course, bad marriages are so pervasive that they have invaded the faith community too.
As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase.
No life is messier than one in ministry
We sometimes idealize the early church and want our churches to go back to the simple, old ways. We need to carefully read the history. Harmony takes work.
I was raised as a Christian but the transaction has to be made by yourself - you and God - at some point.
You can't understand where someone's going unless you understand where they've been.
I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster.
The theater of the mind is impossible to compete with, and I like the idea that with a few suggestions, each reader forms in his or her own mind what a character or a place looks like.
Wherever you have people, you have factions and disagreements and personality conflicts.
I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios.
I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal.
The most comforting feeling ever is knowing that someone truly likes your entire existence. I feel that way right now. Thank you.
The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them.
When you come to Christ as a real young person, I think when you become a teen-ager either you rebel or you search, doubt, and wonder.
SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline.
Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net.