The Specter of Transhumanism

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The idea of evolving or transforming beyond humanity is on the minds of many. Unfortunately, transhumanism has reached beyond the imagination to reality.


Fooling With the Code

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Science has ventured into the field of genetics, an area traditionally considered part of God's exclusive domain as Creator. What does God think about this intrusion? Will man create life? How will God react?


Michael Crichton and End-Time Disasters

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the literary works of Michael Crichton, a former student of science, suggests that Crichton perennially asked the questions, "Do these scientists know what they are doing?" "Are they aware of the long-term effects and potential dangers?" and "Who will ultimately …


Procreative Madness: The Price Our Offspring Pay for Lawlessness

'WorldWatch' by Charles Whitaker

New technologies may potentially change the very definition of motherhood, as a typically American form of "consumer-driven . . . eugenics" develops. Building "designer babies" could become big business. Yet, warns Charles Whitaker, bioethicists offer little guidance as to what is right and wrong in the process.


Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: The Promise and the Reality (Part One)

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Stem-cell research has recently been in the news as a few bills wound their way through the U.S. Congress. Charles Whitaker takes the opportunity to explain the details of embryonic stem-cell research, exposing some of the hidden truths science and business interests do not want the public to know.


Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: The Promise and the Reality (Part Two)

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Biotechnology, particularly stem-cell research, is the future—or so screams the media, as well as many scientists, actors, and politicians. Charles Whitaker, however, begs to disagree: While we have been inundated by hype, the realities of stem-cell research have been hidden from the public.


It Won't Stop Until We Stop Giving Permission

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

All sin has occurred because God has given people the ability to make choices. Knowing that God is right will help deter us from making the wrong choice.


Unmasking Wolves in Sheep's Clothing (Part One)

Commentary by David F. Maas

A number of secular false messiahs—particularly medical experts—have pulled the wool over the eyes of many worldwide in the past several months.


Women and Fetuses at Risk!

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins, observing that farming and agriculture have always been a part of the way of life for Israel, laments that large agribusiness conglomerates have used genetically modified seeds to wrest control of agriculture away from the common farmer. Genetically engineered foods (especially corn) cause obesity (in both …


The Zeitgeist of Suicide (Part Four): A Soup Tureen of Trouble

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

With populations around the world in decline, how will governments and businesses maintain the present standard of living? Charles Whitaker reveals that their solution, hinted at in the sudden surge in biotechnology, resides in technology discovering a brave new world.


De-Population: Viruses

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

Some of the rulers of the age desire to eradicate 90% of the world's population with designer sicknesses in order to make the earth a more 'stable' habitat.


Romans 14, Judging, Food, and Sin

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh maintains that the scriptures have much to say about spiritual problems connected with eating food, with specific proscriptions about eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil , abstaining from eating blood, clean and unclean foods, with specific ways of determining what is clean and what is unclean …


The Beginning of History

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Charles Whitaker

Charles Whitaker asserts that, if there is a defining element of the American or Western zeitgeist, it is the belief that history is progress: Mankind, along with his nature and governments, is on an inevitable course of advancement. This evolutionary mindset (called Endism) posits that human nature is evolving into a better …


Our Part in the Sanctification Process (Part Seven): Cultivating Goodness

Sermon by David F. Maas

God has provided strategies which will facilitate His people's cultivation of the spiritual fruit of goodness, working effectively as Christ's sharecroppers.


A Seed of Highest Quality

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

God calls Israel a seed of highest quality, but she turned into a degenerate vine, bearing bitter fruit, rejecting God and relying on her own resources.


Looking Forward

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, citing Mark Twain's aphorism, "The art of prophecy is difficult, especially with respect to the future," points out that there are too many variables for any human to predict accurately. We can be thankful that God's prognostications and prophecies are totally trustworthy, many of which have already …