Have you ever wondered about the message you write in your books or what underlying theme is presented in the book you are currently reading. What is the author trying to teach the reader? How do we as writers teach and encourage our own readers in each project we write. This article provides some thought-provoking questions for authors and readers.


I think, particularly as Christian authors, we view our books as a way to get God’s Word out in a non-threatening manner. Novels are easier to hand to someone than a Bible and generally an easier area of conversation.

However, two recent events are causing me to change my view on that a little. Recently, my minister said that when he’s working on a sermon series, the subject matter is usually something he’s struggling with-something God is trying to teach him about. Click here to read this inspiring article.