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.

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| Technology changed the world only after theology led the way
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/31/99, 12:00 am

Now that readers have taken WORLD's quick tour of the past millennium, here's one more comment about the Life magazine top 100 that I mentioned last week: Life's editors viewed the past through today's secular lens when they listed only five events connected to Christianity.

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Stephen's list

| Better things are good, but better living requires Christ
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/24/99, 12:00 am

This is a column about the difference between history as seen by Life magazine and by the New Testament martyr Stephen. But first, an apology. Three months ago I wrote a column about stonewalling at some Christian organizations and mentioned in passing that I had seen the same when I worked at Du Pont 20 years ago.

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Reasonable risks

| InnerChange is a bold attempt to stop prison's revolving door
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/17/99, 12:00 am

Practical Christian living is all about taking reasonable risks by trusting God but understanding man. For example, the New Testament teaches that we are to invite in strangers. It also teaches that those who do not work should not eat, and that churches should be careful in dispensing aid even to widows. It takes great discernment to be both warmhearted and tough-minded toward irresponsible men who come to church doors requesting aid.

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