At this moment, I am on a flight following the spine of the Andes northward from Santiago, Chile to Lima, Peru. Running some 4,300 miles, the Andes are the longest continuous mountain range in the world. Looking out on the endless snowcapped peaks, I am reminded of the 90s film, Alive. It is the story … Read more
In his introduction to The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis, who very much believed in an unseen spirit world, wrote: “There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest … Read more
In early 1944, Heinrich Himmler, head of the Nazi SS, sent agents to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Their task was to establish an escape route for Nazis should Germany lose the war. When that outcome became a reality in May 1945, Nazis flowed into Argentina (and throughout South America) where they were welcomed by the government … Read more
My latest article was published yesterday in Fox News: “The Forgotten Christians of Nigeria – faithful while enduring incredible persecution.” Please read and share it with others to help us bring attention to these brave Christians and the persecution of the church in Nigeria. Click here to read my account of a remarkable people.
My first impression of Afrikaners, formed early in life, came from the 1989 hit Lethal Weapon 2. South Africa, hitherto largely unknown to me beyond vague recollections of something my history teacher called the Boer War and old episodes of Wild Kingdom, took on a very sinister quality. The baddies in that movie are blue-eyed, … Read more
Yesterday, my last day in Nigeria, began uneventfully. A rooster in a field near the house where I am staying awakened me as usual. Unfortunately, it was his habit to awaken me several times during the night. I am convinced he is blind and has no idea when it is dawn, so he just cock-a-doodles … Read more
At the time of writing this, I have been in Nigeria for almost a week. My time here defies a simple description or even a simple narrative. Experiences are intensified by the extreme emotions one feels in a place like this: The encouragement I felt at meeting people with whom I share a common faith, … Read more