Author Bryan M. Powell

Stretching Your Imagination mixing fact with fiction

Excuses! Excuses!

You may remember the song, Excuses, made popular by The Kingsmen in the ’60. It starts off with this catchy phrase; “Excuses, excuses, you hear them every day.” There couldn't be a truer statement. People make excuses for an array... Continue Reading →


Fiction in the Bible –Fabrication or Illustration

We have all heard the lame excuse unbelievers use to blur the facts, derail a discussion or blunt someone’s witnessing attempts by claiming that the Bible is full of myths. As one who believes in the infallibility, inerrancy, and preservation... Continue Reading →

Is There Fiction in the Bible?

Let me begin by saying emphatically, Yes! However, I also believe “All scripture is given by inspiration of God …” II Timothy 3:16 You may be asking, ‘Doesn’t the Bible contain lots of stories?’ It does. There are romance, survival,... Continue Reading →

What is Christian Fiction?

So often, when people ask me what I write and I answer “Christian fiction,” I get a blank stare. Many readers simply don’t understand what makes a novel Christian equating it rather to Military Intelligence and other oxymorons. But in... Continue Reading →

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God Has Issues

Psalm 68:20 “He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death.” It is a great comfort to know that our God is the God of Salvation. He is the way, the truth and... Continue Reading →

Blessings come in Many Shapes

Recently, I tried to order more copies of Stranger in the Pulpit from Tate Publishing. After waiting longer than usual, I tried contacting my publicist to no avail. I attempted to call and email the publisher ... nothing. Finally, I... Continue Reading →

Free for Three Days

Free today ... The Jared Russell Series will be available for FREE from May 3rd to May 5th. Please download it, read it and give a review. Thanks

“Slightly Blonde”

A brunette, a red-head and a blonde were in jail when they decided to break out. The girls broke out and the brunette said, "Let's hide in that barn, they'll never find us." So they climbed up the ladder and... Continue Reading →

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