January 8, 2021
Fear not – let’s be about our Father’s business
How should disciples of Jesus react to the January 6 chaos on Capitol Hill? Congressional leaders warned of a possible “death spiral” of America shortly before protesters stormed into the Capitol and violently disrupted Congressional proceedings to confirm the next President of the United States.
Church President Victor Kubik refers all to the reassuring truth of the Bible: “Regardless of what we may have seen this week, even as we continue to endure turbulent times, we also confidently hold the precious and immovable truth that God is in control.” For more insight on this important development, listen to President Kubik’s eight-minute podcast, Rampage on Capitol Building. Or you can read his remarks in the January 7 Personal from the President.
Know someone worn down and struggling? Here’s how you can help!
Do you know anyone who is worn down and discouraged by the grind of life? Maybe this is affecting your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers. What can you do to help those who are worn down by weariness? How can you better cope yourself? In the January-February 2021 Beyond Today magazine, regular contributor Terri Eddington offers specific practical advice, following up on her well-received article from July, with How Can You Help Those Worn Down by Weariness?
October 22, 2020
Jesus and Today's Cultural Christianity
While a second wave of the coronavirus sweeps the United States, Europe and elsewhere, where is Jesus? Does the God described in the Bible even exist? On a recent Beyond Today television program, long-time pastor Gary Petty reviews how the creeping influence of misleading secular humanism dangerously erodes the societal influence and life-saving truths of the Bible. Watch the 25-minute program, "Jesus and Today’s Cultural Christianity" as Mr. Petty also answers the critical questions, is Jesus alive and can you have a transforming relationship with him.
Want to dive deeper?
The Bible reveals exciting truth about both your personal future and the future of humanity. God outlines a specific plan—broadly pictured by the ancient Hebrew Holy day seasons of the Bible—that involve you. The last annual seasons, the festival of Tabernacles and the Eighth Day, portray a coming time of marvelous peace and prosperity, heralded in by what Jesus described as the Kingdom of God. Click here to watch or listen to an in-depth sermon, "The Kingdom that Everyone Wants" from Victor Kubik, president of the United Church of God, from the Church’s recent observance of the Festival.
August 1, 2020
Hope and Help for the Brokenhearted
The Bible describes those who suffer depression, deep discouragement and emotional trauma from being subjected to harsh and unrelenting trial as being among “the brokenhearted.” Authors Peter and Terri Eddington, who have served in the ministry of Jesus Christ for more than 25 years, offer practical advice and real hope for people facing the challenges of 2020. Read Hope and Help for the Brokenhearted by Mr. Eddington and Are You Worn Down by Weariness? by Mrs. Eddington.