Is it the End of the World?

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 New Nazis as claimed by the PLO) are being made into Christmas ornaments. It’s…

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 world was even foretold by the Apostle Paul. And yet… If living life teaches us…

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 of the most beautiful passages in all of Scripture, but sometimes I’m afraid, even Christians…

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 “one-world religion” would be ushered-in, they assumed it would be a coalition of the Catholic…

With the passing of Israel’s legendary Shimon Peres, an unusually high number of accolades is streaming into the Jewish state. Even President Obama ordered flags lowered to half-mast at federal buildings in the U.S. Montages of Peres meeting world leaders play on social media. Peres, 93, served Israel in a variety of capacities, and his…

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 was always the same. A very approachable, kind man. When his improbable success with the…

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 than they do anyone else. Added to this is the threat of terrorism rooted in…

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 just how fragile the world is—even if Turkey’s Erdogan in some way “planned” the attack…

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) Francois Mauriac, urged him to write. One outcome of that endeavor for the Romanian-born moral…

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 made history. Rather than land at a nearby airport and make a list of demands,…

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Jim Fletcher

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.

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