"They're becoming more aware that there's a human side to Armageddon."

Erin Zimmerman, CBN columnist, on why evangelicals in Israel are avoiding speculation on biblical prophecy.

"It's going to set missions back a thousand years."

Tony Campolo, sociologist and public speaker, on the U.S. war against terrorism.

"It's almost like wearing a turban. It's a symbol of suspicion."

Scott M. Gibson, associate professor of preaching and ministry at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, on wearing a clerical collar during the current clergy abuse scandals.

"I rather approved his giving us good sermons composed by others than bad ones of his own manufacture."

Benjamin Franklin, on accusations in 1735 that Presbyterian minister Samuel Hemphill had plagiarized sermons.

"His purposes are often defied but never defeated."

President Bush, in his radio address during Holy Week.

Sources: The Washington Times, Associated Baptist Press, ChristianityToday.com, The New York Times, White House

Related Elsewhere

Articles referenced above include:

Conflict begins anew debate on end timesThe Washington Times (April 6, 2002)
Campolo criticizes war on terrorismBiblical Recorder (April 1, 2002)
How the Clergy Sexual Abuse Scandal Affects Evangelical ChurchesChristianity Today (March 20, 2002)
Secondhand SermonsThe New York Times (March 19, 2002)

See Christianity Today's Quotation Marks from November, December, January, February, March, and April.

For more quotations to stir the heart and mind, see Christianity Today'sReflections. Past Reflections columns include:

Words and Writers (April 22, 2002)
God's Mission (February 13, 2002)
On Enemies (January 8, 2002)
Life After Christmas (December 26, 2001)
Love & Marriage (November 13, 2001)
The Word of God (October 22, 2001)
Leadership (October 11, 2001)
Suffering (September 13, 2001)
Change (August 14, 2001)
Living Tradition (July 18, 2001)
Sacred Spaces (June 11, 2001)
Friendship (May 17, 2001)
The Cross (Apr. 12, 2001)
The Quotable Stott (Apr. 27, 2001)

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