Good News Magazine: November - December 2013

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In This Issue

  • by Scott Ashley
This war of worldviews has grave implications for all of us, because ultimately it comes down to whose values and standards will guide and govern our lives.
  • by Mario Seiglie
Why is the world the way it is? What has shaped our society and the kind of people we are? We've come up with all kinds of great advancements—like technology, medicine and governing constitutions—yet in many aspects the way we live is growing only worse and worse. Why?
  • by Noel Hornor
Especially in the Western world, most people simply accept the theory of Darwinian evolution as a fact. What many don't know is that this theory is partially responsible for many of the most tragic historical events of the 20th century.
  • by Darris McNeely
This November marks 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. The news stunned the nation and the world. November 22, 1963, marked a turning point for America. Those who remember the day are still trying to understand what it meant.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Ambitious and expensive government programs seriously endanger America's economic stability and add to the nation's already gargantuan national debt. The inevitable downside seems to be massive cuts in military spending. Where is this disturbing trend taking a troubled nation? 
  • by Good News
Not only is America's military being gutted financially, it is also being seriously compromised as an effective fighting force by those using it as a testing ground for such social-engineering movements as feminism, the gay agenda and political correctness. In the long run, this exercise may prove even more dangerous than the defense cuts.
  • by Michael A Snyder
America is in trouble. For all its vaunted power, it has experienced grave challenges in dealing with a 30-year-old computer consultant who, following his conscience, deliberately leaked critical classified information.
  • by Gary Petty
If you really loved someone, would you celebrate the person with reminders of a past rival for your affection? Are many Christians guilty of dishonoring Jesus in this way?
  • by Michael A Snyder
I was recently indulging in one of my favorite things—walking through a bookshop. And I was struck by how many books had titles similar to "Fifty Things I Learned From My Dog" or "Life Lessons My Mother Taught Me." They were typically written by famous celebrities.
  • by Janet Treadway
People aren't naturally merciful creatures. That's why God's saving grace is so powerful. It's by God's transforming grace that we can become the kind of merciful people who will inherit His Kingdom.
  • by John LaBissoniere
How do you know if what you believe is really true? Is it possible you have been influenced to believe things that are wrong? How can you replace faulty notions with true knowledge?
  • by Robin Webber
A dinner host was aghast when a woman of ill repute wiped Jesus' feet with her hair. But Jesus had a message for him - and for us.
  • by Nicholas Bizic
We live in a commitment-phobic age, and it especially affects young adults and teens. Do you have commitment troubles—especially the most important commitment of all?
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Bloomberg Businessweek published an article by Peter Beinart, a Daily Beast columnist and university professor, that originally appeared online with the title "Obama Should Give Peace a Chance With Iran" (Sept. 19, 2013).
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
John Allen Jr. recently authored a book titled The Global War on Christians. Subsequently he wrote an article on the topic for The Spectator in which he began with scenarios of correspondents reporting on significant events without pointing out their significance.