Recreational reading – remember that?

by Jim Fletcher -- Whether it's the coming new year, or just a renewed sense of future possibilities after connecting with an old editor friend-turned-agent, I've rediscovered the pleasure of reading for more…

The rise of America's gun

by Jim Fletcher -- In one of those delicious historical ironies, America's weirdly mysterious anti-gun president is making gun manufacturers rich. When candidate Barack Obama said in 2008 that real Americans "cling more…

Islamophobia? You ain't seen nothing yet

by Jim Fletcher -- Lots of people today lament the horror show that passes for political leadership in Washington. It would be unfair to Obama to rage against him and forget the more…

Making America great again

by Jim Fletcher -- He is the political icon of the era: A wildly wealthy and successful businessman, who is now lapping the competition in the Republican field. No one in the more…

Best Christian writers? Most of them are dead

by Jim Fletcher -- The best Christian writers? Most of them are dead. Andrew Murray. Charles Spurgeon. Oswald Chambers. That's not to say, of course, that there are no good writers left, more…

The world needs a powerful America

by Jim Fletcher -- While the Washington political establishment more and more resembles a zombie apocalypse, it's nice to know some powerful figures are in control of their faculties and discernment. And more…

Is brevity better in books?

by Jim Fletcher -- Helping a friend move recently, I noted with some satisfaction the three boxes no one wanted to pick up were heavy boxes of books. With a smug Barney more…