Of Goals and Gales
This month's column lends itself to explaining its purpose and goals. We hope to put at ease those who may think we cry, 'Look here! or 'Look there!'
Of Sponges and Spears
When we study the great sacrifice of our Savior in preparation for the Passover, we often are too busy hitting the "big points" to see the tremendous spiritual instruction in the little ones. This article draws our attention to Jesus' cup, the gall, and the Roman spear that appear in the gospels' crucifixion narratives.
On Your Marks . . . Get Set . . . Go!
Jumping the gun and going offside are infractions that have spiritual counterparts. We do not want to be guilty of moving before God does. So what should we be doing in the meantime?
Our Calling - The Work of God
Herbert Armstrong wrote that his work was finished, but the work of the church continues. What is our work today? What is God's Work? This article discusses where the church's energies need to be focused now.
Our Reputation, Our Character
What is the difference between reputation and character? Which is more important? Rod Keesee explains that our character should be the foundation of our reputation.
Our Spiritual Marathon of Hope
During the spring and summer of 1980, Terry Fox pursued his "Marathon of Hope" to raise money for cancer research, running in effect 143 consecutive marathons. His experience contains similarities to a Christian's life, and we can extract lessons that apply to our long journey to God's Kingdom.
Our Uniqueness and Time
Sometimes it is difficult to see how unique each one of us is among the nearly seven billion people on earth. John Ritenbaugh explains, however, that we are not only physically unique, but we are also spiritually unique through God's calling and by our receipt of His Holy Spirit. Our special position before God gives us an equally unique opportunity that we do not want to squander.
Out of the Abundance of Our Prayers
Jesus remarks that our lips tell the tale our hearts try to hide. Using this proverb as a foundation, John Reid asks us to consider our prayers in a similar way. What do they tell God about us?
Outlook 2000 (Part One)
What will the first decade of the new millennium bring? The outlook for 2000 and beyond hinges on how America handles its role as sole superpower
Outlook 2000 (Part Two)
What is in store for the world in the next decade? Richard Ritenbaugh looks at the trends concerning Asia, Europe, the Middle East and several other regions in light of biblical prophecy.