Beyond Today Magazine: July–August 2016

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In This Issue

  • by Darris McNeely
The Bible claims many things. Most importantly, it claims to be the very Word of the Creator God. Can we trust the Bible in its claims?
  • by John LaBissoniere
Washing dishes either by hand or with a dishwasher is a routine chore. Even Jesus Christ used washing dishes as a metaphor when speaking to religious teachers of His day about their need for spiritual cleanliness. Discover how His vital words apply to us all.
  • by Kayleen Schreiber
We may have heard it said that science and God are incompatible. But that isn’t the case, as this scientist shows how studying her chosen field has helped develop a deeper relationship with God.
  • by Mario Seiglie
When you’ve devoted a lifetime to arguing against the existence of a divine Creator, it can be hard to admit you were wrong. So what compelled one of the world’s leading atheists to do just that?
  • by Tom Robinson
Crossdressing existed in ancient pagan worship—prominent being that of the Babylonian Ishtar, goddess of love, war, fertility and sex, called Inanna in Sumerian. The Israelites in their apostasies worshipped this goddess under the name Ashtoreth and by the title “Queen of Heaven.”
  • by Tom Robinson
A sobering article at LifeSiteNews by Claire Chretien titled “Bathrooms Are Just the Beginning: A Scary Look Into the Trans Movement’s End Goals” (May 6, 2016) presents an eye-opening analysis of what’s going on.
  • by Scott Ashley
It’s crucial that you arm yourself with the facts about the key questions of life, including whether God really exists, whether the Bible is His inspired Word, and what His plan and purpose is for you.
  • by Michael Kelley
Charles Darwin admitted that the available fossil evidence didn’t support his theory of “survival of the fittest,” better known as evolution. But he expected that plenty of evidence would be found in the coming years. Now, more than a century and a half later, the evidence still fails to support his theory—showing people accept Darwinian evolution more as an article of faith rather than of fact. 
  • by Beyond Today Editor
At one point the largest and most powerful empire known to man, the British Empire, ruled lands on all inhabited continents of the earth. Now Britain vies with other powers for world influence. What happened? Where do things stand? And what must be done?
  • by Scott Ashley
“For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could mean ‘the end of the road’ for antibiotics.” So began a May 27 Washington Post article titled “The Superbug That Doctors Have Been Dreading Just Reached the U.S.” (Lena Sun and Brady Dennis).
  • by Beyond Today Editor
Despite daily U.S. and allied forces’ airstrikes, the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to seek the destruction of the Syrian state and the entirety of the current Middle East order. The focus on media attention is on ISIS’ military campaigns and the intense violence that is their calling card.
  • by Dan Dowd
Did chance evolution leave us with unneeded vestigial body parts— or did a Creator carefully design every part of us? As it turns out, there are uses for body parts previously assumed to be useless!