Category Archives: Israel

John Hagee: Reflections on My Facebook Post (Part 3 of 4)

In the case of John Hagee very few people within the larger culture are paying attention to his prophecies. Last week I scanned a copy of John Hagee’s book, Can America Survive?: 10 Prophetic Signs That We Are The Terminal … Continue reading

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The Palestinian-Israel Debate Among Evangelicals and Why It Matters (Part Two)

My point yesterday about the assumptions of many Christian writers who defend Zionism, and attack younger evangelicals for their liberal views on this issue, is made quite well by Luke W. Moon’s final sentence in his article I cited: “American … Continue reading

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The Palestinian-Israel Debate Among Evangelicals and Why It Matters (Part One)

A growing divide between evangelical Christians, regarding the state of Israel and the Palestinian problem, has arisen in recent years. This debate, and the subsequent divide that grows out of it, is prompted by very passionate voices on both sides. … Continue reading

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FDR's Holocaust Legacy – A Lesson in the Failure of Moral Courage

President Franklin D. Roosevelt was, and still is, one of most admired and esteemed presidents in American history. I grew up hearing a lot of good things about FDR. I also heard some bad things from those who felt the … Continue reading

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Little Town of Bethlehem

Opinions range from one extreme to the other on how to find “peace in the Middle East.” Many Christians actually think peace is impossible since the great prophetic clock is ticking down day-by-day to the return of Christ. Others, especially … Continue reading

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Why Do Some People Deny the Holocaust?

I have always wondered why some people deny the Holocaust. The record is so self-evident that no one should have any series doubts. But Holocaust deniers are real. We were all reminded of this fact by the recent controversy that … Continue reading

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Israel's 60th Anniversary

My good friend, Jim Tonkowich, the president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD), wrote a news release yesterday on the birth of the State of Israel, which occurred on May 14, 1948. Jim’s statement about Israel’s past and … Continue reading

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Don't Forget the Holocaust

It is now more than 60 years after the Second World War in Europe ended. Regardless of the revisionist historians and their utter nonsense about this great war, six million Jews, 20 million Russians, 10 million Christians and 1,900 Catholic … Continue reading

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Six Days in June and America's Real Role in the Middle East

Six Days in June: The War That Redefined the Middle East is a new DVD release from Public Broadcast (PBS) via their Boston affiliate, WGBH. It is an excellent history lesson, well worth seeing, and vividly presents a time when … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter, Palestine and Peace

Since the year of my birth coincides with the birth of of the modern state of Israel I have had more than a passing interest in matters related to the Middle East for my entire lifetime. As a young boy … Continue reading

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