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 Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

Presidential lockets

| Despite power and opportunity, two stayed true to their vows
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/06/98, 12:00 am

Love and marriage, love and marriage, they go together like a horse and carriage. Ask the local gentry, they'll all say it's elementary."

Often elementary, perhaps, when Frank Sinatra sang those words in decades past; certainly not child's play now. Elementary, when husband and wife see themselves as "one flesh"; complicated when we see ourselves as autonomous individuals. Elementary, when husbands love wives and wives submit to husbands (Ephesians 5); complicated when men are not kind and women respond in kind.

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Costly children

| Christians should fight the pressure to conform
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/30/98, 12:00 am

I still remember the time a decade ago I visited a man who had taught me much about Christianity a decade before that. He had moved away from Christ and it showed, even in the way he and his family ate dinner, from pizza boxes scattered on the floor in front of the television. There wasn't even a "Good food, good meat, thank God, let's eat" type of pseudo-prayer. His children had fallen into the natural tendency to vulturize the victuals.

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Honor the king

| Journalists and evangelicals need to ask critical questions
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/23/98, 12:00 am

The message from the Clinton scandal seems clear: No summer vacation this year. Inch by inch the Starr offensive advances, as the president fails in his attempt to save himself by distorting the doctrine of executive privilege. Inch by inch Ken Starr and his lieutenant, Hickman Ewing, ignore Clinton administration anti-Christian name-calling ("religious fanatic") and continue to compile evidence.

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