Twice Captured

A Conversation with Max McLean

Max McLean was born in Panama City, Panama, and came to America via New York Harbor at age four. During his senior year at the University of Texas, he enrolled in drama classes to overcome fear of being in front of people and discovered he had a talent for acting. “The bug bit,” he says. “And it bit hard.” He did post-graduate work at a drama school in London and went on to present the Bible in live presentations and on radio and TV.

In 1992, he founded the Fellowship for Performing Arts (FPA), a New York City-based nonprofit that produces theatrical works from a Christian worldview perspective in a way that is imaginative and engaging to diverse audiences. FPA productions have included The Screwtape...


 is Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #64, Spring 2023 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |