Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

Bold and courageous

| And put not your trust in polls
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/07/98, 12:00 am

Not surprisingly, liberal and conservative journalists are now presenting not only opposing spins on Washington intrigue-who's to blame for our current mess, Bill Clinton or Ken Starr?-but dueling polls.

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Jeroboam Clinton

| The good times rolled during the reign of a wicked king
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/27/98, 12:00 am

One month ago, it seemed that Bill Clinton's presidency might end rapidly. Then came his public relations counterattack and good poll results. Prosperity at home and peace abroad seemed to cover a multitude of sins.

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Pray for the president

| Who, among the president's advisers, is a Nathan?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/20/98, 12:00 am

The Bible instructs us to pray for those in authority over us, including people like the president of the United States. Often we do this almost by rote, praying for God to provide health and strength and particularly wisdom. But, just as we should pray about the specific needs of those we know, so we should pray about the particular needs of those at the top, as best we know them.

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