China and Israel: My end-times teachers

by Larry Nevenhoven -- "Are you a pre-tribulation believer, or a post-tribulation one?" For the first 31 years of my Christian journey, I answered this question by saying something like, "To be more…

Harry Truman and the Jewish haberdasher

by Larry Nevenhoven -- In February of 2018, a man who had a tip on an allegedly great racehorse decided to take a chance on his information. He called a Las Vegas more…

The day my Mom told off the police chief

by Larry Nevenhoven -- June Cleaver, mother of Wally and Beaver, in the "Leave it to Beaver" television series, was the epitome of America's ideal mom. Her beautiful face, wholesome smile, perfect more…

Don't shoot your hungry neighbors!

by Larry Nevenhoven -- Classical music is my usual listening choice, but one Saturday I happened to hear a radio talk-show host interview a man who had prepared himself for possible future more…

Do we still need prophecy and spiritual gifts?

by Larry Nevenhoven -- A commenter on Dr. Michael Brown's recent column, "Charismatic movement needs some self-policing," wrote: "The fruit of the Charismatic Movement has not been good." Like many critics, this more…

My LGBT Tuesdays

by Larry Nevenhoven -- During the 1990s, I awakened one autumn morning with an urge to visit the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Center at the Iowa State University Student Union. I more…