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2010 Christian Writing Contest Taking Submissions

Athanatos Christian Ministry’s 2010 Christian writing contest is taking submissions.    Over $2,000 in awards will be disbursed in two different age categories in short story fiction and a poetry category that is new this year.

Their Website:  ChristianWritingContest.com

Last year’s winning stories were published in an anthology which is available on Amazon.com, here.  You can also read them online at the writing contest home page.

The purpose of the contest is to encourage Christians to promote their beliefs through fiction.

Short story fiction requirements:

* Cost: $15.
* Length: 1,500 to 7,500 words
* Content: implicitly or explicitly reflecting … continue reading...

Literary Apologetics: Missionary Work in the Language of the Masses

I am currently promoting my Birth Pangs series and thought it would be a good idea to point to a few places where I have argued that turning the tide in America today means changing the way we witness.  In particular, using narrative, whether visually or in text.

America is increasingly a mission field in its own right.  Just as missionaries have to learn the language of the natives before they can present the Gospel effectively, so too do we need to do the same in America.  This does not mean (per some trends in apologetics today) adopting the ‘language’ … continue reading...

Christian Writing Contest Taking Submissions

Athanatos Christian Ministries is hosting a writing contest designed to encourage Christians of all ages to find creative ways to communicate the Christian worldview through fiction.  The website is http://www.christianwritingcontest.com/.  Cash prizes total more than $2,000.  The deadline is May 15th, 2009 and each submission costs $10.… continue reading...