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Twenty-five years ago, some futurists foresaw a major global crisis arriving in about the year 2020. In 1995 I published EarthCurrents: The Struggle for the...

        It is not accurate to say the Bible gives us a linear, not cyclical, worldview or view of history. Scripture combines both. God’s redemptive revelation...

Is homosexuality a core issue of Christian belief? A matter of doctrinal fidelity? Or is it essentially a question of human rights; the current...

What face does the church show the world? Mainly four, if we look at popular worship liturgies or “styles.” Drop in of a Sunday, and...

Most people these days know something about Pocahontas. Some even know the true story of her conversion to Christianity, and perhaps of the catechetical...

Why in the world are the books of Kings and Chronicles in our Bibles? Commentators offer their answers, of course. Certainly these long, repetitive books...

When it comes to politics . . . Since I believe in Jesus and the kingdom of God, I believe: The Lord God is a God...

When war killed the land and the people were slain, and governments raged, then I heard this refrain: “It’s only a natural cycle.” When economists saw how...

Should Christians support welfare for the rich? It might make sense. If the rich get richer, everyone benefits. Pour water into a cup long enough...

I am seventy-eight years old, and I have never seen the United States in a more precarious or vulnerable position. And I am an...