Good News Magazine: November - December 2000

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In This Issue

  • by Melvin Rhodes
The AIDS epidemic, increasingly compared to the dreaded black death of the 1300s, has taken millions of lives and promises to take millions more. Yet, tragically, we ignore the only real solution to this deadly plague.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Printed as a subtitle on the cover of each issue of The Good News are the words "A Magazine of Understanding." What does The Good News help you understand?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Russia's troubles underscore long-standing weaknesses in how it has governed itself. Will Russians demand stronger leadership?
  • by Jerold Aust
Most people know the Bible doesn't mention—much less sanctify—Christmas. Does it make any difference as long as it's intended to honor God and bring families together?
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes, Scott Ashley
Conditions are virtually back to normal, but just a short while ago newspapers devoted page after page to the fuel shortage in Britain and several other European nations. The problem began in France and spread from there to other countries.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes, Scott Ashley
A series of disasters-the sinking of a nuclear submarine, a fire in a Moscow television tower and nuclear-plant shutdowns-may be a harbinger of greater catastrophes, warns a Russian parliamentary commission.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes, Scott Ashley
South Africa has the world's worst peacetime statistics for murder, rape and robbery. To add to the problem, police forces have a reputation for incompetence and corruption.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes, Scott Ashley
By the time you read this the Danes probably will have decided whether to use the European common currency (the euro).
  • by Don Hooser
Americans celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday every November. Perhaps this is the appropriate season to wonder if there is a difference between being thankful and giving thanks.
  • by Gary Petty
Time: It's the one thing that you can never recover. Is your life hectic and out of control? It's time you realized you may be missing out on a special gift from God.