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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, […]

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 […]

Tim LaHaye, the popular Christian author and speaker, died last month at age 90. To the end, he was vital and very engaged in one of his main passions: teaching Bible prophecy. I met him 20 years ago and he […]

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) […]

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. […]

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 […]