Ezekiel, Magog and the Scythians

by Joel Richardson -- The prophecy of Ezekiel 38 and 39, often referred to as the Battle of Gog and Magog is hands-down, one of the most influential end-time prophecies in all more…

6 reasons why Gog is the Antichrist

by Joel Richardson -- For years, students of Bible prophecy have been taught that "Gog," spoken of in Ezekiel 38 and 39, cannot be the same as the Antichrist/Beast spoken of in more…

Muslim demographics and the great delusion

by Joel Richardson -- Unlike the subjectivity of our hopes, dreams, speculations and most desperate fantasies, with their rigid and inflexible numbers, demographics force us to face reality. The Christian church is more…

Jerry Sandusky and Muhammad

by Joel Richardson -- An article featured last week on CNN's website by Samuel Burke highlighted the epidemic of child brides throughout the Islamic world. Burke's article begins by discussing the marriage more…

Belief in Mahdi: Widespread in Islamic world

by Joel Richardson -- Over the past several years, I've been one of the leading figures warning the church and the Western world concerning the Islamic doctrine of a coming messiah figure more…

This Christian nation to join Islamic alliance?

by Joel Richardson -- Open up nearly any English translation of the Bible and you will find numerous references to "Ethiopia." Many of these references place Ethiopia in a negative light. In more…

Standing firm in the face of slander

by Joel Richardson -- I have a distinct memory from my childhood that has always stayed with me. I was only in the first grade, and for the first time in my more…

Which nations does Psalm 83 really include?

by Joel Richardson -- I was recently visiting with some Christian friends from Egypt, and the discussion turned toward their disappointment and disagreement with a particular view concerning the prophetic destiny of more…