What Is the Pope Up To?

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

What was Pope Benedict XVI up to when he spoke of the historic Islamic practice of conversion at the edge of a sword?


'Dangerous' Speakers of Truth

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Watchwords of our time are 'Islamic terrorism' and 'Muslim extremists,' and nearly every point of conflict on the planet involves Muslim aggression.


Islam: Dark Beginnings

CGG Weekly by David C. Grabbe

Relatively few in the Western world know the origin of Islam and the Koran, and fewer still understand the implications. What is the source of this spring?


Peaceful Is as Peaceful Does

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Those of us in the West are beginning to learn more about the Muslim mind. This is the best we can do; we can never hope to understand it because it is alien.


The Fractured Middle East

'WorldWatch' by David C. Grabbe

Westerners tend to put all Muslims in a box as a unified front. The reality, though, is that Islam is as fractured and sectarian as any other religion.


Divorce and Remarriage

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Any given doctrine must be built layer by layer, combining and comparing scriptures rather than allowing a single scripture to determine the doctrine. When we understand that porneia includes all the hideous perverted sexual sins that go beyond ordinary adultery- including bestiality, pedophilia, homosexuality, incest, and every …