Chuck Black

Featured Speaker

Chuck Black, a former F-16 fighter pilot and tactical combat communications engineer, is the author of 21 novels, including the popular Kingdom Series, the Knights of Arrethtrae series, the Wars of the Realm series, and the Starlore Legacy series. Call to Arms: The Guts and Glory of Courageous Fatherhood. Kingdom’s Dawn, of The Kingdom Series, received’s “Voted #1” award and was on CBA’s top ten best sellers list twice in 2008 for all Christian Youth Literature. His heart is to equip and encourage families in their pursuit of Christ, and he seeks to do so through his allegorical and Scripture-based novels, his seminars, and his published articles.

Chuck has served as an elder at Cornerstone First Baptist Church in Williston, North Dakota, and has taught adult Sunday school classes for the past nineteen years, including frequent class sessions on parenting. In addition to speaking at homeschool and Christian conferences all across the United States and Canada, he has written columns for the Teach Them Diligently Convention and the North Dakota State Homeschool Association. Chuck has also been published in LifeWay’s HomeLife magazine, The Old Schoolhouse magazine, Walk Thru the Bible’s Stand Strong magazine, and on various websites and e-newsletters. He is also an entrepreneur with 16 patents and is currently the president and general manager for FlowCore Systems, a chemical injection automation company in the oil and gas industry.

Chuck is a believer in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and in the Holy Spirit-inspired, infallible Word of God. He is devoted to his wife, Andrea, and their six children and multiple grandchildren. Chuck and Andrea homeschooled their six children for 24 years; all six have graduated from college and five are married. Chuck’s passion is to inspire people of all ages to follow the Lord with zeal and to equip parents, pastors, and youth leaders to accomplish the same.


Call to Arms: The Guts and Glory of Courageous Fatherhood

There is a spiritual war being waged for our families. Our enemy is strong, and we are in his territory. Dad, if you don’t fight for your family, no one else will. When a soldier is in enemy territory, he is alert, focused, and purposeful about every move he makes, with weapons ready. Only you stand between the enemy and your family, for God has given you the authority and the responsibility to stop him from destroying your marriage and your children. This takes courage—but your calling is noble It is God’s call to arms. Chuck offers straight answers and practical help for dads who are looking to protect, train, equip, and launch soldiers for Jesus Christ.

Developing Discernment in Your Child

The enemy is a master at deception, and oftentimes our children fall prey to his lies. Teaching your child the ability to discern Truth is critical to spiritual survival. Chuck offers sound advice and some practical tips on how to develop spiritual discernment in your children.

Escapism: Avoiding the Snares of Media

In today’s technology culture, the enemy’s lure of our young people’s minds to escape into an artificial world is great. As the line between reality and simulation blurs, the stronghold of escapism becomes more and more powerful. Apathy and self-indulgence are two destructive consequences that lead to broken relationships, broken homes, and broken hearts. Find some practical tools you can implement to help keep your children from getting caught in the snare of escapism.