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Joel Belz

Joel Belz

Joel is WORLD’s founder. He contributes regular commentary for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Radio. Joel has served as editor, publisher, and CEO over three decades at WORLD and is the author of Consider These Things. Joel resides with his wife, Carol, near Asheville, N.C.

Articles by Joel Belz
The fruit of Islam

The fruit of Islam

Which Muslim nation offers an example of freedom?

The wheat and the tares in our public life

Presidential elections reflect the culture much more than they change it

It’s easy to chafe under human authority, but Jesus sets the example of leading with high standards and a gentle yoke


Where in the world is a model of a free market economy?

The national debt places an appalling burden on future generations

Why is organizational drift almost always in the same direction?

Pray for Christian writers and educators who defend God's truth against "leftward" drift

Christians should stand strong on principle without being ugly about it

Government overreach and a shortage of physicians