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Joel Belz

Joel Belz

Joel Belz (1941–2024) was WORLD’s founder and a regular contributor of commentary for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Radio. He served as editor, publisher, and CEO for more than three decades at WORLD and was the author of Consider These Things. Visit WORLD’s memorial tribute page.

Articles by Joel Belz
Joel Belz: Classic commentary on Biblical authority

Joel Belz: Classic commentary on Biblical authority

It’s easy to chafe under human authority, but Jesus sets the example of leading with high standards and a gentle yoke

Where in the world is a model of a free market economy?

The national debt places an appalling burden on future generations

Why is organizational drift almost always in the same direction?


Pray for Christian writers and educators who defend God's truth against "leftward" drift

Christians should stand strong on principle without being ugly about it

Government overreach and a shortage of physicians

Test from 1924 shows what schools once accomplished—with a lot less money

A big, global vision can get in the way of faithfulness where we are

You’ve yearned for that type of authority ever since you were a child