A piece of flash fiction using only 4-23 words? It sounds crazy, but this is exactly what our judge over at Christian Flash Weekly has challenged us to do, using the Scripture below as inspiration. I love the way the Bible uses the image of the bride to represent the way God views the church, […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Greatest Gift”"
“A falling star!” Excitement filled Jin’s voice as he pointed at the midnight sky. His two young companions lay beside him in the grass, gazing at the glittering stars overhead. “Hurry – we must make a wish,” Hui whispered reverently. The friends closed their eyes. “I wish for the strength of a thousand men,” Jian […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Price of a Wish”"
One night, in the midst of my dreams, I paid a visit to the Celestial City. Oh, the sights that I saw there! Angelic guardians, powerful and mighty, led me through the gleaming gates, which were sculpted out of brilliant gemstones. Down the glorious paths of gold we went, listening to the sweetest music that […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Prayer Room”"
SURFACE LAUNCH: T-MINUS 6 MINUTES. The computer’s voice was unnervingly calm as red warning lights flashed throughout the Sea-Lab. My heart slammed against my pressure suit as I raced through the narrow durasteel corridors. “Come in, O’Connell,” the mission directors’s gruff voice crackled in my earpiece. “This is Lieutenant Ross. I’m almost to […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “Countdown”"
“Years ago, the dark armies of the north waged their first attack on the Dahlian Isle and entire armies answered the call to arms!” Christian shouted for all to hear, his words bringing nods of assent from the hundreds who had gathered in King’s Valley. He sat atop a muscled steed, his full armor […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “Battle Cry”"
As was his custom, Henry awoke with his heart pounding in his ears, his mind screaming that he was already behind. Wiping the sweat from his face, he leaped into the bathroom to splash his sleepless night away with a touch of cold water. By the time he was dressed he was already out […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Man Who Knew Too Much”"
Dr. Truett Brady moved slowly down the narrow corridor of the spacecraft, pausing every so often to let his stomach recover from its queasiness. The medics had offered to place him in stasis for the first week or so of the journey, warning that the effects of hyperspace travel could be severe, but Brady […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “Sovereign”"
The beautiful Scripture prompt for this week produced several fascinating results over at Christian Flash Weekly – you should hop over and check it out! Scripture Prompt: Song of Solomon 7:4 Your neck is as beautiful as an ivory tower. Your eyes are like the sparkling pools in Heshbon by the gate of Bath-rabbim. […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Wishing Well”"
“Once he was useless to you, now he is useful both to you and to me.” Philemon 11 Heart of Stone Art had earned himself quite a reputation at Pendragon High. “Here comes trouble,” the teachers would moan as the disheveled youngster slouched down the hallways. Art managed to hold […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “Heart of Stone”"
It’s my turn to judge the Christian Flash Weekly contest, so this entry is just for grins. But since I selected the 250-300 word limit and the Scripture prompt this week, I couldn’t resist writing an entry myself! This Week’s Scripture Prompt: “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “Beginning and the End”"