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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 Second Amendment of the United States Constitution is under fire, so to speak. Everyone agrees violence is roaming across the country: police are under assault, targeted for assassination by “activists” who have more in common with anarchists and Marxists […]

If you ask many Americans what they think about Turkey, most will answer, “I like it with dressing.” We don’t know much about geography or geopolitics, or even what geopolitics means. Yet the events in Turkey this past week show […]

Elie Wiesel died last Saturday, at the age of 87. The iconic Holocaust survivor (he was at Auschwitz and Buchenwald) waited until 10 years after the war to write about his experiences; a friend, the French Resistance fighter (and Christian) […]

Forty years ago this summer (this week marks 40 years), an airline hijacking played-out before the world. PLO and German terrorists took control of Air France Flight 139, after a refueling stop in Athens. What they decided to do next […]

In the latest issue of Relevant magazine, Jesse Carey interviews the writer Chuck Klosterman. In the interview, the pop culture author seems pretty sure that he has a handle on truth, at least in the way individuals view their truth. […]

Then he led me back to the bank of the river. When I arrived there, I saw a great number of trees on each side of the river. He said to me, “This water flows toward the eastern region and […]

The Southern Baptists passed a resolution in support of Israel last week, during their annual convention. The resolution also condemned the BDS (Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions) movement, aimed at hurting the Jewish state economically. I’ve written a lot the last five years about […]

The Southern Baptist Convention recently concluded its annual convention, electing a new president, Steve Gaines (of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis); he replaces Ronnie Floyd of Cross Church in Rogers, Arkansas. Besides a resolve to denounce the Confederate flag, the […]

Especially in light of the barbaric murders of Israeli Jews in Tel Aviv yesterday—by Palestinians—it was appropriate that my daily Bible reading landed on Ezekiel 36. In this lead-up to the great Israeli “Declaration of Independence” that follows in Ezekiel […]

Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali in 1964. The man who broke down barriers during the volatile Civil Rights movement was a “conscientious objector” to service in the Vietnam War, and his Muslim faith was an oddity to a country that […]

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