Tim LaHaye

Dr. Ralph Turk: Passion for Christ, Zeal for Ministry

Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him (Job 13:15). Ralph Turk (1930-2002) had the privilege of growing up in a pastor's home, laying the foundation for a life of service for the Lord. His salvation at age eight provided him with years of knowing and walking with the Lord before he began his ministry. Turk's ministry in churches—in both rural and urban settings—for 23 years in Illinois, Minnesota and Iowa gave him great credibility in his 25 years of Bible [...]

Ten Principles for Life and Living—And Other Biblical Convictions

Editor’s Note: If I were in need of wisdom and could only do one thing (besides praying, of course—James 1:5), I would call Dr. Ralph Turk, as I did as a young pastor and seminary student. There are no phone calls to heaven, where Dr. Turk has resided since 2002, but we can still draw on the wisdom that he left for us. His widow, Jeanne, has noted that one goal that was left unfinished in her late husband’s very accomplished life [...]

Remembering Dr. Tim LaHaye

By PAUL J. SCHARF, M.Div. Editor in Chief I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, “See that you do not do that! I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” (Rev. 19:10). The first time I saw the name and picture of Dr. Tim LaHaye was on his commentary called, Revelation, Illustrated and Made Plain (Zondervan, 1975). [...]


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