Christian Tragedies

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Christian Tragedies Many Christian works, or at least those in that genre known as “Christian Fiction,” are happy. Not necessarily comedies in the technical sense, but stories where good happens to good...

We destroy our own idols

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog We destroy our own idols Yesterday, I sold my remaining supply of, and ended my involvement with, that infamous cryptocurrency called Bitcoin. This is less a ragequit than a sadquit. I do not have a philosophical...

Don’t ask “What if Jesus was aborted?”

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Don’t ask “What if Jesus was aborted?” It is unlikely enough that your interlocutor is a Christian in the first place if he supports abortion. The moment the word “Jesus” leaves your mouth,...

On treating persons as objects

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog On treating persons as objects Normally, I’m not one for making this kind of post, but I’m making an exception, a first exception, for this. Today’s culture treats persons as objects. Not...

Spaceships in Fantasy fiction.

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Spaceships in Fantasy fiction. The War Against the Gods is a fantasy series. It also has spaceships. Several drafts ago, the world of tWAtG was a set in a world of shards suspended in the ether. Special etherships would...