Commentary

Comets, Asteroids and Earth's Future

  1. 09th August 2005
  2. Richard F. Ames

On July 4, 2005, NASA's Deep Impact probe completed its scientific mission by colliding with comet Tempel 1 at a speed of more than 23,000 miles per hour. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California reported: "Deep Impact scientists theorize the 820-pound impactor vaporized deep below the comet's surface when the two collided." Scientists want to know...

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What is Right With America?

  1. 01st August 2005
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

Once, while watching my 13-year-old grandson play a Little League baseball game in an All Star game on a summer’s afternoon, I watched the nation’s favorite pastime unfold in a good example of playing hard by the rules and accepting the outcome graciously. I observed the parents, coaches and umpires enjoying the game, and the lessons of life that the players...

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Searching Out a Matter

  1. 24th July 2005
  2. Ray Clore

Media bias is a common topic for discussion in the U.S. This problem is not confined to the U.S. however. Recently I visited a major journalism school in Bordeaux, France, and asked what the students were learning. Among other things, the Director said the school taught that there was "no such thing as objective reality." He said that since reporters could only...

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Asteroids: Media Hype or Menacing Danger?

  1. 15th July 2005
  2. Richard F. Ames

Movies such as "Asteroid" (1997) "Armageddon (1998), and "Deep Impact" (1998) have portrayed asteroids as threatening all life on Earth. Do science and Bible prophecy agree that asteroids can or will pose such a threat? Are we in danger of an asteroid impact?

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Terrorist Attacks Hit London!

  1. 07th July 2005
  2. Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

A series of terrorist attacks has just occurred in the city of London, England. This is indeed a horrible tragedy. All of us should pray for the victims and their families. But it will do only a limited amount of good to sorrow over what has already happened. For this is only the beginning of the "series of terrorist attacks"—as Prime Minister Blair of Britain...

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EU in Crisis?

  1. 31st May 2005
  2. Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

What important prophetic events are happening right now? Where will they lead? One "key" event occurred over this past weekend! The French people voted "no" on the proposed EU Constitution! And the Dutch are probably going to do the same thing this Wednesday. This has already caused "shock waves" to reverberate across Europe. What next?

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Europe and Muslims

  1. 10th March 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

Do you realize that there is a growing tension in Europe regarding the Muslim population that exists there? Earlier this year the nation of France has expelled eight different men—Muslim men—on the grounds that they're preachers who foment anti-western sentiment and violence in their sermons. Earlier this year, France also passed a law that bars Muslim girls...

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Mythology of Divorce

  1. 01st March 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

The average American would love to have a happy marriage to the right individual. Most people who divorce come to the conclusion that they were simply terribly unlucky in getting stuck with the wrong person. There is much to be said about being wise and choosing the right person to commit one's life to.

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The Big Balancing Act

  1. 10th February 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

The Financial Times of London, in an article datelined October 1, 2004, ran a special report on the world economy, focusing on threats to global economic growth. One of the main portions of this article was something that focused on the U.S. trade deficit—"the big balancing act" as it was called. It was pointed out that a record $55.8 billion U.S. trade deficit...

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A recent Mayo Clinic health letter suggested that one of the best ways to improve your chances to live longer is to recognize the value of spirituality in your life. The Mayo Clinic health center advised that you should nurture your spirit, no matter what you call your source of inspiration.

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