Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Globalism: Modern Babel? (July 2001)

July 2001
Volume 10, Number 6

"Going global" is a popular business catchphrase these days; it seems every corporation wants to have a worldwide scope. Though the media tries to convince us globalization is a positive, progressive trend, is it? Or could it be setting up the proper conditions for the climax of this age?  (Corbis Images)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
How Good It Is! (Part Five)

We live in a society where both food and information are readily available. John Ritenbaugh asks, "What is our approach to them? How are we using attitude toward and application of them makes all the difference.

Ready Answer
Is a Rock Just a Rock to God?

by Bill Keesee (1935-2010)

God calls us 'living stones' in I Peter 2. Bill Keesee illustrates why this description is so apt view of God's work making us His jewels.

Prophecy Watch
Globalism (Part Two):
The Tents of Shem

by Charles Whitaker

Globalism is a fact of our age, but what ideas and institutions undergird it? Charles Whitaker shows that most of globalism's underlying principles have their origins in the Israelitish peoples.

The Buck Stops Here
by David F. Maas

Do we tend to shirk responsibility by 'passing the buck'? David Maas explores why we do this and proposes a solution for shouldering our responsibilities—and growing in character.


by David C. Grabbe

Prophecy-related news, events and trends for July 2001.

Bible Study
Basic Doctrines:
The First Resurrection

by Martin G. Collins

The doctrine of resurrection is one of the chief teachings of Christianity. In fact, our very hope hangs on it! For those of us called and chosen in this age, the first resurrection is especially vital.