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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
A tale of two families

A tale of two families

We need to hear this old lesson in sound stewardship

Christian parents’ goals for kids are as timid and flabby as those of their secular counterparts

Are God’s commandments arbitrary or rooted in deeper significance?

It’s not always wrong to be a “single-issue” advocate


What one death-defying feat can teach about God’s moral law

But the federal government desperately wants to be seen as generous

A classic commentary about Americans’ unhealthy view of authority

Big institutions and the rejection of God

Christians need to learn to have patience living in a slightly lesser style

Moral relativism and the debate on abortion