The Edgy Inspirational Novel
The age-old controversy. It was the summer of 1976, and I will never forget a conversation I had with the then not-yet-published Frank Peretti. We were enjoying a quick bite to eat in the relatively quiet oasis of the lunchroom, tucked away from the booming thunder of the ski factory where we both worked for the summer. On more than one lunch break, I listened as Frank shared his heart about the need for the church to embrace the arts in ways relevant to the culture, and the controversial minefields that first needed crossing.