Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

The Threat of European Globalism (May 2002)

May 2002
Volume 11, Number 4

In describing globalism, one must differentiate between American and European varieties. The American kind is based on American values, rights, and democratic principles. European globalism, however, has its roots in far different soil. (PictureQuest/Corbis)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
God's Sovereignty and the Church's Condition (Part Two)

Having shown that God is involved in world affairs, John Ritenbaugh concludes by showing that God's hand was definitely involved in the scattering of the church. Our reaction needs to be positive: that, if He felt it needed to be done, we should respond by growing and preparing ourselves for His Kingdom.

Ready Answer
What is Your Bowl of Lentil Stew?

by Staff

Everyone knows the story of Esau selling his birthright for a bowl of lentil stew, but what does it mean to us? This article shows that each of us has the potential to do just as Esau did—each of us has a bowl of lentil stew!

Prophecy Watch
Globalism (Part Ten):
Israel Versus the Beast

by Charles Whitaker

Most people think globalism is the same everywhere, but Charles Whitaker says, "Not so!" The European form is quite different from its American cousin. The difference lies in the roots of traditional European religion and government. Also contains the inset article, "European Government 101."

Our Reputation, Our Character
by Staff

What is the difference between reputation and character? Which is more important? Ultimately, our character should be the foundation of our reputation.


by David C. Grabbe

News, events, and trends in the lights of Bible prophecy for May 2002.

Bible Study
Parable of the Unjust Steward

by Martin G. Collins

The Parable of the Unjust Steward has bothered Bible students for many years. Is Christ saying that Christians are foolish? Are we to make friends with greedy people? Are we doomed to fail? This Bible Study answers these frequent questions.