Beyond Today Magazine: July–August 2024

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In This Issue

  • by John LaBissoniere
The legacy of the people of God’s Church in facing religious persecution has been one of deep faith and spiritual endurance. But what if the time comes when you are confronted with that? How will you react?
  • by Tom Robinson
As the United States celebrates its national birthday and gears up for a rancorous political election season, many lament how far the nation has fallen from its early aspirations and fear its soon-coming demise—of losing what Abraham Lincoln called “the last best hope of earth.” But America was never that. The true last best hope is yet ahead.
  • by Darris McNeely
Nations don’t die all at once. Various factors contribute over time—cultural shifts, economic challenges, political instability, external pressures. We are witnessing the decline of a great pow-er, America, long blessed by God as an exceptional nation and model for others. People around the world are watching this year’s election. They know it will impact their future.
  • by Beyond Today Editor
Here you'll find links to all the additional resources listed in the pages of the magazine in the "Dive Deeper" boxes near the end of each article in the July-August 2024 issue as well as other referenced material throughout the text.
  • by Rick Shabi
Is it too late for America? Has it grown too polarized to ever unite again? Has its downward spiral into depravity so corrupted the populace that it cannot return to the basic principles of family and morality underpinning every successful nation?