Commentary

Peace in Korea?

  1. 03rd May 2018
  2. Mark Sandor

Last Friday, North and South Korea announced a peace summit to end their 65-year conflict. While no battles have been fought in decades, an actual peace treaty to end the Korean War has never been signed. North Korea has been a rogue state since the 1950s and has recently worked defiantly to develop nuclear weapons and the rocket power to deliver them. A...

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"I Have Bad News and Good News"

  1. 01st May 2018
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

“I have bad news and good news. Which do you want to hear first?” This is a premise of some jokes and also of some serious diagnoses. No one wants to hear bad news, while we all love good news. Prophets of God and Jesus Christ Himself delivered both bad news and good news.

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Courage for the Journey

  1. 28th April 2018
  2. Charles Knowlton (1927-2013)

In 1839, a want ad appeared in a New York newspaper: “Wanted: a few good men to train for a dangerous, low pay, weather exposed assignment.” Applicants would need to leave behind their former walks of life and become expert horsemen. The agency that placed the ad was swamped with replies, but not every applicant proved to be up to the challenge. Many were called...

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How to Live Life Skillfully

  1. 26th April 2018
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Life presents us with little problems, big problems and more problems. Bad things happen to us. The car unexpectedly breaks down. We may contract an illness or suffer an injury, accident or tragedy. We may lose a job. Someone dear to us may die. How do we deal with these circumstances when all we want is a healthy and happy life?

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Amnesia

  1. 24th April 2018
  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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Spiritual Exam Standards

  1. 21st April 2018
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Most of us have had a physical examination as an annual check-up or for employment, etc. Does God require us to have a spiritual examination? A physical health examination is the process by which a doctor examines the body of a patient for signs of disease. A routine physical will check common measures of a healthy body: your personal and family medical history...

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When modern Israel was founded in 1948, the newly-formed nation faced an uncertain future. The eyes of the world were upon it. From the moment Israel’s declaration of independence was signed on May 14, the endeavor was beset by many troubles. War came swiftly—when the new country’s angry neighbors attacked. Seventy years later, what is the condition of the...

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Tips on Kite Flying

  1. 17th April 2018
  2. Lehman B. Lyons Jr.

When the weather warms and the wind blows at a constant pace, the kite kit displays appear in all the stores. The winter chill is gradually being pushed aside, along with those fluffy white clouds. A local park becomes a good destination for a lazy weekend adventure in flight.

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As the Twig is Bent

  1. 14th April 2018
  2. Rod King

What do raising children and gardening have in common? Isn’t it obvious? They each require time, patience and loving care—but believe me, the rewards are far above material payoffs!

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Is God Sorry?

  1. 12th April 2018
  2. Brian Pomicter

When I was a boy, my grandmother used to send our family copies of a Pennsylvania newspaper, Grit, which published only good news. Grit displayed news and features aimed at rural America, and climbed to a weekly circulation of 100,000 by 1900, and reached nearly half a million by its 50th anniversary in 1932. Grit is still printed today as a bimonthly magazine,...

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