Profile of an icon, Ronald Reagan

by Jim Fletcher -- Few people in history achieve iconic status. Most of us toil as worker ants; from time to time a giant trudges across the landscape, casting his shadow. Ronald more…

Anti-Semitism aflame in Europe

by Jim Fletcher -- This week, I visit with Giulio Meotti, an Italian author and a journalist with Il Foglio, a national daily in Rome. Meotti's writing has appeared in the Wall more…

How 9/11 sent Bible prophecy into mainstream

by Jim Fletcher -- A conversation with bestselling author Joel Rosenberg is fascinating in itself, but when one considers his path to that bestselling status, the whole thing becomes a powerful lesson more…

Don't buy the lie about the Crusades

by Jim Fletcher -- Remember after 9/11, when Billy Graham's people decided the word "crusade" was too inflammatory? I don't remember the more benign term used for a time after that, but more…

Christian author breaks through to mainstream

by Jim Fletcher -- I wonder what Harvard dropout Robert Frost thought about on those early winter, spring, summer, and fall mornings when he'd pass the "Mending Wall" on his New Hampshire more…

Ol' country stars never die ...

by Jim Fletcher -- It's always fun to come across a person talented in more than one area. To have known Leonardo da Vinci would have been cool, to discuss his paintings more…

Borders to go belly up?

by Jim Fletcher -- The contrast between healthy and unhealthy booksellers is quite striking. It was particularly striking this week, as I watched the dismal news about book chains and distributors juxtaposed more…

Was America's innocence lost ... or stolen?

by Jim Fletcher -- When Alfred Kinsey emerged in American culture, "we" were, in some sense, still innocent. Certainly the horrors of world wars had forced us to eat from the forbidden more…

To publish or not to publish?

by Jim Fletcher -- I had two fascinating conversations this week with publishing friends who are mulling the effort needed to launch a new company. The conversations were instructive, inspiring, but also more…