Commentary

You Really Do Want to Know

  1. 25th June 2016
  2. Brian Pomicter

There is a natural curiosity that young children possess. They look upon scenic environs with wonderment, awed by the beauty and the variety of plant and animal life they encounter. What a child sees is unfiltered and not yet fully processed and categorized—making what they see new and captivating.

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At His Appearing

  1. 23rd June 2016
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Many things will happen when Christ returns. One will be the resurrection of the dead. But ask yourself this: Why is it necessary to have a resurrection of the dead if dead Christians are now in heaven?

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Bringing "Beta Israel" Home

  1. 21st June 2016
  2. William Williams

When we think of Jews returning to Israel, what comes to mind? Holocaust survivors seeking a fresh start in a nation that seeks to support rather than exterminate them? Impoverished Russian immigrants fleeing an oppressive Soviet Union to practice a faith they barely know? Zealous Orthodox faithful emigrating to Israel (Aliyah) to immerse themselves in their...

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In Greek mythology, a chimera was a grotesque, fire-breathing monster usually depicted with the head of a lion, a goat’s body and a serpent’s tail. But the creation of modern-day chimeras—lab-grown human-animal hybrids—is moving beyond the realm of mythology or science-fiction—which is raising disturbing bioethical concerns.

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Winning by the Rules

  1. 16th June 2016
  2. Karl Harmdierks (guest columnist)

During the 2010 Winter Olympics, Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer was heavily favored in the long-distance track, already being a world champion in all the events in which he would compete.  He raced to a world record time in the 10,000 meter event.  Unfortunately, his coach accidentally told him to change lanes at the wrong time during the course of the race,...

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Why is America Losing Its Moral Compass?

  1. 14th June 2016
  2. John Wheeler (guest columnist)

Why is there so much confusion about morality in America today? Is it because we lack consensus, or that the consensus is changing so quickly? Is it because we have lost sight of cause and effect? Is it because government has taken to itself executive, legislative and judicial powers previously unimagined? Or is it simply that the lessons of history are not...

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The Spirit of Pentecost

  1. 11th June 2016
  2. Rod McNair

God gave the Holy Spirit to His Church on the Day of Pentecost, but few understand the meaning of this Holy Day. God’s Holy Spirit is vital for true Christian living, but many are unaware of what it is, what Pentecost is, and what it means to Christians today!

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Amnesia

  1. 09th June 2016
  2. Rand Millich

Once the nation of the United States of America was established, what role did religion play in the years following? Was there a wall of separation between religion and the state? Many believe that the founding fathers delivered the nation from the influence of religion and the Bible. Let us examine the facts.

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Dangers of visual immorality

  1. 07th June 2016
  2. Jeffrey Fall

Today in our society, we seem to be inundated with visual images of human sexuality. You see it everywhere: ads in the newspaper, scenes on television and in movies, magazines, the Internet, and on the street—people wearing tight or skimpy clothing that screams, "Look at me!" It all encourages roving eyes and roving minds. Is all this perfectly harmless, or does...

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Take the "Dys" Out of Dysfunctional!

  1. 04th June 2016
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

What happened to the “functional” family? You know, the one with a Dad and a Mom and children centered around the home, doing the things families do, working together, playing together, laughing and sometimes crying together?

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