Commentary

The Looming U.S. Deficit

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

Federal deficits in the United States are skyrocketing—and there are serious consequences that are ahead for our nation as a result of what's going on in terms of our nation's economy. The Federal deficit from the year 2004 is over one half trillion dollars—over $500 billion! The entire Federal debt is over $7 trillion.

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What's Ahead for the Economy

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

What's ahead for the economy in the United States and, for that matter, the rest of the world? A front page article in the Wall Street Journal recently proclaimed that an economic slowdown was spreading worldwide. Surging oil prices, falling stocks and weak technology spending is all feeding into this economic slowdown. In fact, the Asian economies are...

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Earthquakes and God

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

When will the next massive earthquake strike? And where? The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake just experienced off the island of Sumatra—triggering huge tidal waves—has killed tens of thousands and left millions homeless. It is the most powerful earthquake in 40 years. Millions of people will be affected because of the widespread destruction of homes and...

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What Lies Ahead for Iraq?

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

What lies ahead for Iraq? The United States, as we went into Iraq at the beginning of the war, stated that the objective was that Iraq would become a bastion of peace and democracy in the Middle East. Well, my friends, it hasn't worked out that way at all, has it? We've got all sorts of problems that are going on, and here we are on the verge of turning Iraq...

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Evolution: A Religion

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

Today, with up-to date-science, it becomes increasingly clear that the theory of evolution has become the modern-day religion of the educated—and, quite commonly, the religion of the uneducated.

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The Way to Peace

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. Douglas S. Winnail

The search for peace is a major concern in the world today. People pray for peace. They light candles for peace. They march in the streets and stage demonstrations to promote peace and prevent war. Yet, strife, violence, and war continue. Is there a reason? Why have the concerted efforts of intelligent human beings for more than a century failed to find a...

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Vatican Plans for Europe

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. Douglas S. Winnail

In July of 2003, the Vatican approved the release of Pope John Paul's proposed Decalogue for constructing a new Europe—10 points the Catholic Church has formulated to guide the current efforts to unify Europe. The document carries the theme of "Ecclesia in Europe" [the Church in Europe] and expresses the papal hope that Europeans will build a "Europe of values"...

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How many of us sometimes "overlook the obvious"? A case in point is the unbiblical reasoning that led the Episcopal Church in the USA to elect an openly homosexual priest as a bishop. The Episcopal General Convention recently voted by a two-thirds majority to approve this appointment. Many convention delegates were saddened and shocked by the decision.

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The Christianity of the Jerusalem Church

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

According to a recent issue of Biblical Archeology Review (November-December 2002), a startling discovery was recently made in Jerusalem. "Amazing as it may sound," the article begins, "a limestone bone box called an ossuary has surfaced in Israel that may once have contained the bones of James, the brother of Jesus. We know this because an extraordinary...

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Europe's Ticking Time Bomb

  1. 07th January 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

Did you realize that there is a "ticking time bomb" in Europe and much of the Western world? That "ticking time bomb"—as it has been called by one prominent German politician—is an incredibly declining Western birth-rate. Replacement level for a population, in terms of demographics, is generally considered about 2.1 children per couple, because not every child...

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