All Van Impe--All The Time!
Actually, I have a sneaking admiration for my fellow Michigander. There's something about his happy excitement as he sets forth The Signs Of The End that is infectious. I don't buy into his theology--not even close--but he's interesting to watch.
I'm not the only one who thinks so, either. In 1998, he and wife Rexella were jointly given the title of "Coolest Doomsayer" in a year-end "Best of" issue of the sadly-departed Orbit magazine.
For a classic take on JVI's analysis of the news, take a look at Rod Dreher's review of the first (!) Left Behind film.