Fantastical Truth

Fantastical Truth

Latest Episodes

Ep. 33: How Does Portraying Fantastical Characters Develop Christian Character? | with Julie Novak
September 15, 2020

Christian Youth Theater's Julie Novak joins us to share what's it like to bring fantastical figures to life onstage.

Ep. 32: What Five Questions Help Us Engage Popular Culture for God’s Glory? | The Pop Culture Parent, part 2
September 08, 2020

These five questions from The Pop Culture Parent can help us engage our messy popular culture, and teach our kids to do the same.

Ep. 31: What If Popular Culture Was Actually God’s Idea All Along? | The Pop Culture Parent, part 1
September 01, 2020

Christians debate whether popular culture is mostly good or bad. But what is the point of popular culture in God's universe anyway?

Ep. 30: How Can The Babylon Bee’s Satire Reflect Our Crazy Reality? | with Frank J. Fleming
August 25, 2020

Babylon Bee senior writer Frank J. Fleming joins today's episode to explore satire, politics, and his own comedic sci-fi.

Ep. 29: What If You Escaped from Captivity but Left Your Brother Behind? | These Nameless Things, with Shawn Smucker
August 18, 2020

Novelist Shawn Smucker joins us to explore memories and mystic challenges at life's margins.

Ep. 28: How Should Christians Discern ‘The Chosen’ and Other Biblical Fiction?
August 11, 2020

Christians must think differently not only about popular streaming series "The Chosen" but about biblical fiction as a genre.

Ep. 27: What Wackiness Awaits in the Incredible Worlds of Wally McDoogle? | with Bill Myers
August 04, 2020

Bill Myers shares his incredible worlds of Wally McDoogle, McGee and Me, and many other stories for kids and adults.

Ep. 26: How Do We Defeat the Top Seven Myths about The Chronicles of Narnia? Part 2
July 28, 2020

Did C. S. Lewis doom Susan, bring Emeth to heaven, fill Narnia with allegories, or make it a "safe" series? We explore these four myths.

Ep. 25: Which Christian Fantastical Books Won Big at the 2020 Realm Awards?
July 21, 2020

We just returned from the Realm Makers conference with new award-winners and breaking news about next year's event.

Ep. 24: How Do We Defeat the Top Seven Myths about The Chronicles of Narnia? Part 1
July 14, 2020

Do the Chronicles of Narnia show random myths? Are they just children's stories? Should we only sort them by chronological order?