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Joel Belz

Joel Belz

Joel is WORLD’s founder. He contributes regular commentary for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Radio. Joel has served as editor, publisher, and CEO over three decades at WORLD and is the author of Consider These Things. Joel resides with his wife, Carol, near Asheville, N.C.

Articles by Joel Belz


What does it mean to be a secularist?

We’re often too quick to jump to conclusions about someone else’s spiritual condition

Simple moments in which to bear witness

Our editorial staff must pass a rigorous three-part test


What happens when retirees discover their Social Security checks are much smaller than expected?

Experts says Social Security is even closer to insolvency than we thought

WORLD’s founder recalls the doctors who’ve helped change the course of his life

Plenty of doctors have outsized influence

Recent censorship shows the power of big business to influence cultural debates

What happens when corporations cancel speech?