Tuesday, November 15, 2005

End Times, LaHaye w/ Halo's Eve

An hour ago, while I was dressing Selah for Kindergarten I watched an interview with Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins on Good Morning America. Their discussion paralleled with Christian Fiction Blog's entry yesterday concerning this new phenomena of people flocking to end times Christian novels because they are concerned that previous events: 911, Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma, this weekend's out-of-season nine tornado stampede through Iowe, PanAsian tsunami, yesterday's Japanese earthquake, Jennifer Anniston making GQ's annual man of the year issue(I actually love that news.) Although King Solomon said that there is nothing new under the sun, the onslaughts of all these occurrences that we can not control has put America into a panic. The world doesn't see us as the Light House anymore, and apparently God has changed his mind about us, too.
So what better people to ask about our incoming doom--Left Behind Series, authors LaHaye and Jenkins.  The Regime
The interview was quite good in my opinion. Both When asked if they believed the end was coming, LaHaye stressed that no one will know the time the end will come. And Jenkins reminded us that we must first have the rapture before the end. And their main purpose for their twelve book plus trilogy prequel series is to encourage people to come to Christ so they want be left behind. authors spoke with both tact and grace. 
Halo's Eve Tip #11:  Have a purpose for your writing.
ABC News has an excerpt on their very publicized new novel, The Regime-the second novel in the prequel. Also the series will take its next movie to American Prisons.
This interview as well as Anne Rice's previous one has put Christian fiction not only in the spotlight, but in the forefront of the fiction publishing industry. Will Christian Fiction save publishing? Will it save cinema(Narnia, Serenity, King Kong? What do you think? And what do you think about The Regime?
 
Dee
 
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3 comments:

upwords said...

Sounds like a great interview, Dee. I have to say that this has certainly been an "end times" year. I don't know that Christian fiction will save publishing, but it's continues to grow and improve. Writers like you will help guarantee a bright future.

Blessings,
Mary G.

Dee said...

writers like me...excuse me miss two books coming out diva. i don't have a book out, yet :)

upwords said...

Yet. A small but powerful word. :) There's a book in just that.

Yet.

mary

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