Christian Stories - Fiction

Christian stories (fiction) are a great way to convey a message.


Categories

  • Christian Short Stories
  • Parables
  • Christian Funny Stories
  • Novellas
  • Novels
  • General Inspirational Christian Stories

Short Stories

cover of the novel Amnon in Sweet Trouble by Janet BenganPhoto by Scott Webb on Unsplash

It is dating season in Belle-Ville, and one guy will not toe the line.

Amnon is spiritual, hardworking, and focused. That makes him the dream of several girls in the church. That also is the reason various parents wish to have the twenty-four-year-old for son-in-law.

His mother will make a choice for him if he doesn't bring home a girl to marry.

Amnon is in trouble.




A dedicated accounting clerk, aspiring singer, church choir leader, Bethany has everything going on, except one. To find her Mr. Right, get married, start a home, and serve God.

But the hurdles to her dream life appear numerous. Will she ever arrive at the Land of the Married?

Trailed by gossip and rumor, she is accosted by unusual romance, and surrounded by real-life friends and virtual acquaintances, whose opinions directly and indirectly influence how the story unfolds.

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A Noble Profession

Cynthia was influenced by her father to choose the nursing profession. A noble profession, he called it.

At her duty post, Cynthia's dedication catches the attention of Frank, a clean-shaven black man who's always wanted a nurse for a wife. Cynthia's heart  believes he's Mr. Right.

The only problem is, she hates her job and wishes to make a change and do something completely unrelated, but she fears Frank's reaction and her father's disapproval.

What should she do?


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The Dancing Clay Vessel - A Parable

A stubborn lump of clay in the hands of an undeterred potter.




Other titles in the pipeline

For now, these are provisional titles.

Sometimes in the course of writing, the plot gets a twist, the theme changes, something happens necessitating a change in title.

  • Whispers of Love, a Romance story
  • More Than Gold, a story about a trial of one young man's Christian faith
  • Eileen's Dilemma, a zealous Christian girl meets a young guy. Her attraction forces her to come face-to-face with all she's always believed.
  • Fien, an African story narrating the struggles of a teenage girl to deliver her large family from the clutches of wrong mentalities.
  • And more...

The Place of Christian Stories or Fiction

As stated above, Christian fiction is a great way to present a message.

That's a lesson I came to accept later on. When I started writing, I always felt like my efforts were useless. Why tell stories? Why not rather do something useful?

In fact, right from the beginning, it took a prophecy, a word of Knowledge, and a word of Wisdom to convince me to begin writing. Like other writers, I belittled the importance of the art and the talent.

Then I realized that the Master used stories! Parables. And I've come to enjoy writing and praying that my words will touch the heart of someone out there.

I put commentaries on some of the stories to highlight or enlighten on the message.

Read them with an open heart, not just for the entertainment, but let God speak to you through these fiction and fictionalized accounts.


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Janet is a Christian with a knack for writing. She's passionate about encouraging the pursuit of God and a life of purpose.

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