Video

“On the Far Side Banks of Jordan…”

“On the Far Side Banks of Jordan…”

THE LONGER I’VE BEEN IN THE FAITH; THE MORE I MATURE; and the firmer I become on various doctrinal positions—everything from eschatology and cosmology to graceology and doxology—I find myself succumbing to an ever-deepening fear of the Lord on the understanding, and...

read more
The Darkened Council of Job’s Three Friends

The Darkened Council of Job’s Three Friends

IN A WAY, Job and his three friends were severely handicapped intellectuals. When Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar heard of the evil that had befallen him, they made an appointment together to mourn at his side. We quickly read: “When they lifted up their eyes, afar off,...

read more
Teenagers—an American Invention

Teenagers—an American Invention

IF THERE WAS ANY QUESTION AS TO WHY the silent screen actor Rudolph Valentino had earned himself the nickname “Latin Lover,” the unbridled screams of 10,000 women, who invaded his funeral in 1926—having died at the pre-mature age of 31—should erase any doubt. After...

read more
The Earth Is Not a Spinning Ball, Charlie Brown!

The Earth Is Not a Spinning Ball, Charlie Brown!

CHARLES M. SCHULZ remembered a time when the Earth was flat. Perhaps not very fondly—and I’ll explain why in a moment. But in the early decades of his monumental fifty-year run drawing Peanuts for the funnies, its memory certainly hadn’t escaped him. The evangelist...

read more