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  • by Amanda Stiver, David Treybig, James Capo
Most Americans consider themselves to be Christian, but surprisingly few base their moral decisions on the Bible or even believe that absolute moral truth exists, according to a survey conducted by the Barna Group (, Aug. 9, 2005).
  • by Ken Treybig
Many young people have successfully retained their Christian beliefs while obtaining a degree. Here's how.
  • by Randy Stiver
Questioning authority has been a human activity for a long time. But have you ever wondered just whose authority should be questioned?
  • by David Treybig
In trying to answer complex moral questions, most people today have embraced the self-empowering myth that whatever they sincerely believe is true. They forget about God and His Word.
  • by Ashley O'Brien
A young woman travels to England and meets a man who helps her to understand that knowing God and living His way of life is the only way to attain the precious gift of eternal life.
  • by Howard Davis
Everyone knows that friends influence us, but can we really choose friends for excellence? Read this article to learn how friendships develop and how you can guide the process.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
In relating American cultural trends in his book The Index of Leading Cultural Indicators (1993), former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett cautioned Americans that "unless these trends were reversed, they would lead to the inevitable decline of the American republic."
  • by Larry Greider
Is it true that "anything goes"? Some people believe you can do anything you want in life and it really won't matter. But such shifting values broadcast a dangerous message to teens today. There is cause and effect for every action, and the sooner we realize it, the better off we can be.
  • by David Treybig
The war on terrorism, uncertainty in the economy, worries over unemployment. Every day it’s more bad news. In recent months people have begun to reconsider some of the values they thought archaic not that long ago—values like courage and personal sacrifice for the good of others.
  • by Cecil Maranville
"Does having an extramarital affair mean that a government official is unfit to hold office?" This and related questions have been the focus of the U.S. news media throughout the summer of 2001. Is the subject newsworthy, or is it just gossip? The debate swirling around the subject illustrates a growing phenomenon-partitioning morality. What does it portend for the future?
  • by Robin Webber
During the recent showdown between the legislative and executive branches of government, there was often the reference to the impeachment of Andrew Johnson as a guide of how to proceed methodically, judiciously, and with an eye towards the end goal.
  • by Daniel Robert Berendt
Across North America and the world, the youth of many churches who profess Christianity are wearing bracelets, necklaces, and other paraphernalia with the acronym WWJD.
  • by Becky Sweat
It's a fact: The less time children and parents spend together and the fewer thoughts and activities they share, the more powerful the entertainment media, peer groups and other influences will be in shaping the thoughts and lives of our children.
  • by Jerold Aust
Is proper child rearing a lost cause? What pressures do parents face, and where can they find help in bringing up children with proper moral values?