Good News Magazine: November - December 2011

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In This Issue

  • by John Ross Schroeder
In 1933 Winston Churchill chillingly warned, "No one can watch the events which are taking place in Germany without increasing anxiety about what their outcome will be." With an economic crisis now plaguing the eurozone, will Berlin's troubled history repeat itself? What is Germany's destiny? Does Bible prophecy give us any indication of where events in Europe are leading?
  • by Good News
Some great factor - quite possibly the economic crisis that is increasingly shaping up in Europe - will force the transformation of the European Union into a new, more tightly integrated and powerful alliance.
  • by Scott Ashley
America is simply proving again a great truth - that we ultimately reap what we have sown.
  • by Michael Kelley
The recent debate over raising the U.S. debt limit showed a national leadership bitterly divided over the country's priorities and how to address its debt explosion. What are the larger implications of this debacle?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
One of the smallest democracies in the world faces increased hostility from its neighbors—and even from its democratic friends in the West.
  • by Ewin Barnett
Nothing has dominated the news over the last few years like the economic crises still battering many nations. What, fundamentally, is the problem? Let's examine some financial basics from a biblical perspective.
  • by Jerold Aust
Many people know the Bible doesn't mention Christ's followers observing Christmas. So where did the holiday come from, and does the Bible condone it? Does it make any difference as long as it's intended to honor God and bring families together?
  • by Rex Sexton
Families have been hit hard in the recent economic downturn. Personal incomes have sunk for some, and home values and retirement funds have plunged for many. Where can you find a truly safe investment?
  • by Gary Petty
Some believe a call for nationwide prayer and fasting, as recently issued by Texas Governor Rick Perry, would ignite religious revival and save America from impending doom. Would religious renewal help solve national problems? Just what kind of revival is needed?
  • by Scott Hoefker
If God wanted you to constantly use a cell phone, He would have had you born with one glued to your ear. If He wanted you to be on Twitter all the time, He would have "tweeted" you by now. Is our electronic media producing what God intended for communication, or not?
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Many citizens of Western European nations, Britain and to some extent even the United States feel that the claims of Israel and the counterclaims of Palestinians to ownership of Jerusalem are virtually equal in nature.