Good News Magazine: November - December 2008

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In This Issue

  • by Noel Hornor
Christianity has been under increasing assault from those who believe it to be a source of oppression, ignorance, prejudice and superstition. But the facts show that Christianity has had the most beneficial influence on humanity of any religion or philosophy in history!
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Australia's new Labor government is committed to greater ties with Asia, while increased immigration from the Asian continent is rapidly changing demographics in the country. What do these trends mean for Australia 's future and the future of the West?
  • by Mario Seiglie
The recent turmoil in U.S. financial markets has drawn the attention of the entire world. What's behind the crisis? Where could it lead? A look from a biblical perspective helps us understand.
  • by Good News
Although it is difficult to determine the first time anyone celebrated Dec. 25 as Christmas, historians are in general agreement that it was sometime during the fourth century.
  • by Good News
God's longsuffering toward His human creatures means two things. He patiently continues to provide for us and serve us even while He suffers from our sins and stupidity. And God doesn't "lose His temper." Our very existence depends on God not reacting too quickly or overreacting!
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
While it is currently far from matching or surpassing U.S. naval power, China has a much longer history and the historic patience to pursue a long-term strategy with the view to eventually surpassing American dominance of the sea. (Sources: Stratfor Today, Le Monde diplomatique.)
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Far too many Americans have chosen a path of make-it-up-as-you-go morality or even amorality. Amorality admits no moral distinctions or judgments and lacks moral sensibility, not caring about right and wrong.
  • by Ken Treybig
You may have carefully planned your class load or electives, but you probably have not considered the need for help in keeping your Christian perspective intact. Here's a discussion by three Christian professors giving their best advice for students.