Author Archives: Stan Guthrie

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?

Gambling: A Plague We Can Do Without

Stan Guthrie To one degree or another, the COVID-19 plague has shut down businesses, family holiday celebrations, sports, and schools. Yet there is one area of American life that’s wide open—our addiction to gambling. Go to: https://www.breakpoint.org/gambling-a-plague-we-can-do-without/

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What Has Changed (and What Hasn’t) for Christians in 2020

By Stan Guthrie “How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asks Mike, an oft-drunk Scottish war veteran in Ernest Hemingway’s classic 1926 novel, The Sun Also Rises. “Two ways,” Mike replies. “Gradually and then suddenly.” The same could be said about how sinkholes … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude is one of the most underrated (and most needed) virtues.

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Illinois

Illinois knows how to take away your business but not your taxes.

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Nothing

If someone offers you something for nothing, don’t take it. You’ll be paying for a very long time.

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The Trump Presidency

Pending unexpected legal developments, I believe Donald Trump has lost a very close election, doing far better than the pundits ever imagined (again) and leaving the Republican Party in better shape than expected. Though only one term, Trump’s presidency has … Continue reading

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After the Election, What Can Bring Us Together?

By Stan Guthrie The first thing we must do, whether we “won” or “lost” on Tuesday, is to acknowledge that politics is not ultimate. Christians of the Left and the Right have spent too much time in recent years acting as … Continue reading

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Flames

So glad the fraudulent “fair tax” went down in flames. Is it possible Illinois voters still have a pulse?

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Characters

This is not an election about character, but about where the two characters on offer would lead us.

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Scary

I won’t be watching any truly scary movies this weekend. There’s enough frightening stuff going on to last me a lifetime.

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