Good News Magazine: January - February 2005

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In This Issue

  • by Jerold Aust
Modern pop culture is robbing children of their innocence while undermining their character growth by addicting them to random violence, filthy language and explicit sex. In spite of this subtle brainwashing, you can still win the war being waged against your family.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
The recent election showed that almost half of the U.S. electorate is uncomfortable with a president who is open about his religious faith and has stated that Jesus Christ is the Person he most admires. What about the other half? They may claim to get their values from the Bible, but do they really?
  • by Scott Ashley
A 2003 poll of American adults found that while 91 percent "absolutely believe" or "mostly believe" Jesus Christ was a real historical person, they are much fuzzier on the implications of that belief.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York state, recently wrote in USA Today: "The brilliance of the Founding Fathers has been confirmed by the astonishing success of their experiment in republican democracy" (Dec. 7, 2004). Yet the United States owes far more to God than those founding fathers, who played a pivotal pioneering role in shaping the nation's destiny, could imagine.
  • by Darris McNeely
Millions remain fascinated by one of history's most intriguing and successful conquerors. An ancient source sheds new light on his achievements—and his downfall. That ancient source is Bible prophecy!
  • by Les McCullough
Are you working more and relaxing less? Doing more but never getting everything done? Running here and there but only running yourself down? Maybe it's time you took a break!
  • by Gary Petty
One state allowed license plates that read "2Sexy" and "2Hot4U," yet denied a person who wanted to put "Pray" on her plates, claiming it would violate separation of church and state. Has political correctness, touted to promote tolerance, actually created a new intolerance toward Christianity?
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Rocco Buttiglione, a Roman Catholic and friend of Pope John Paul II, was unable to become European justice minister in the European Commission after the EU parliament objected to his conservative views on homosexuality and single mothers.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
News that the Chinese and the Iranians have been in the process of forming a major alliance is just one more indication that China is increasingly at the fulcrum of much that is happening in the world.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Unsafe abortions are a problem of global proportions, most particularly in Asia. Thousands of women have experienced serious long-term effects with debilitating physical injuries, not to mention long-lasting psychological problems.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
What kind of magazines are men reading nowadays? For that matter, what are women reading? Look at any well-stocked magazine rack and you'll see seemingly endless glossy, slick magazines for both men and women.
  • by Ralph Levy
Some people spend too much time digging into Bible prophecy, at times becoming unbalanced. Others say that prophecy has little to do with the practical side of life, so it's not that important. Yet just living in these uncertain times should tell us that we need to understand the real purpose of prophecy.