The Heads of Peter and Paul

During my trip to Rome this fall, I was eager to track down the remains of the Apostle Paul. He was beheaded in Rome in the mid-60s. As it turns out, his body seems to be in one place and his severed head in another. His body: The Vatican announced two years ago that the […]

My Segments on Canada’s 100 Huntley Street

My daily television segments on 100 Huntley Street are running now.  To watch them, go to, and find the link saying:  “Watch Program Online.”  On today’s (Thursday’s) show, my segment appears about 23 minutes into the program, but it might be different on the other days.  Hope you enjoy them!

Hiking the Cinque Terre

Last month I fulfilled a long-cherished plan to re-visit Italy and study some of the church history sites that interest me. Joshua Rowe, my son-in-law, joined me and we spent the first days relaxing and hiking the Cinque Terre. The term “Cinque Terre” means the “Five Lands,” and it’s really made up of five pastel […]

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Billy Graham Library

Last Friday, I drove into the headquarerts of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, which sits on 63 beautiful acres of woodland in Charlotte, NC.  It has the appearance of a massive chalet with beams and stones and picture windows looking out over groves of autumnal trees.  A fire was roaring in the big fireplace near […]