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Blogger and researcher Jim Fletcher has worked in the book publishing industry for 15 years, and is now director of the apologetics group Prophecy Matters. His new book, "Truth Wins," provides important analysis of Rob Bell and his Emergent friends.

The Bible often refers to “watchmen” and “watchmen on the wall,” the latter specifically in place to protect Israel in a variety of ways. In our own day, that involves advocacy work. In the American church, that role is less […]

President Trump yesterday spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Museum, and one suspects his words have real meaning behind them and will be backed up with action; the President promised that anti-Semitism will be confronted. Among his remarks: Sadly, this year […]

In the Bible’s book of Daniel, a fascinating bit of information is conveyed. Daniel was a Hebrew prophet at the time of the Babylonian exile, in the sixth century B.C. His book is heavily prophetic, and for generations scholars and […]

Times change. They sure do. Recently a friend of mine posted on Facebook that he was interested in visiting the Holy Land. Most of us know what that refers to: Israel. The land of the Bible. My friend is a […]

As spring approaches, travel plans are made for the coming year. One of the best decisions you can make this year is to visit Israel. I have several times and plan to do so again. In my small hometown here […]

As we close out another tumultuous year, half of America is hopeful and half is committed to Alinsky-style political harassment. Barack Obama stands in the middle of all of it. For too long, American conservatives hoped against hope that Obama’s […]

In a recent tweet, “progressive Christian” Shane Claiborne is helping his Palestinian friends advance their propaganda in the West. Claiborne encourages viewers to check out a video about how tear gas canisters (used by the Israel Defense Forces, of course, […]

In a complex and increasingly unsure world, stories of genuine human compassion and innovation for the common good are balm for the soul. We hear too many stories of self-absorbed types who take but give nothing in return. A narcissistic […]

In the Bible’s book of John, chapter 16 and verse 33, Jesus Himself tells us that humans live in a world of trouble. But then, He says, Be of good cheer, because He has overcome the world! It is one […]

The American Church, specifically Evangelicalism, is now in a place no one could have imagined in days gone by. For the longest, biblical teaching was at least available in plenty of venues. Where Bible prophecy teachers once taught that a […]