Vertical Thought: July - September 2004

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In This Issue

  • by Leslie Schwartz
How can you shine a brighter light to your friends, teachers and professors? Going to college and being a Christian are not mutually exclusive
  • by Randy Stiver
They are so incredible that neither science nor science fiction can truly imagine them. They are so fantastic, so full of freedom and justice for all that it's hard to believe most churches don't embrace them. They are the resurrections.
  • by Jennifer Jantzen
It seems to be a habit today to respond to situations with the attitude of "because I want to." How do socially conscious people like us combat this ever- present selfish idea of "I'm going to do whatever I want and you can't do a thing about it"? Most importantly, how do we respond to this environment in a manner pleasing to God?
  • by Joy Porter
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. – Henry David Thoreau
  • by Nathan Albright
How does the Old Testament principle of hesed—"covenant loyalty"— apply to Christians today? The love story of Ruth shows the way.
  • by Vertical Thought
Here's some advice for making money and putting it to work so you'll be able to meet your long-term goals.
  • by Cassandra Howard
Sun Safety Here's how you can protect yourself from the sun and have a safe, fun-filled summer.
  • by Tom Clark
In this magazine we often write about what the Bible refers to as the Kingdom of God—the government Jesus will establish after He returns to earth. But what will the Kingdom of God do for you? Why should you look forward to that period of time? You need to know the answer!
  • by David Treybig
Everyone knows that God created us as sexual beings. We also know that young people face tremendous pressures regarding sex. But who explains how and when a young person can best awaken his or her sexuality?
  • by Ralph Levy
Will you be leaving home for college this fall? If so, your Christianity is sure to be tested. Read this article for advice on how to remain strong.
  • by David Treybig
Before you being college, you will need a few tools in your belt that will aid you in staying the Christian course
  • by Vertical Thought
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  • by Mario Seiglie
This article is addressed especially to high school and college students who will be taking biology classes. If you take this subject, you will most likely be exposed to teachers who will falsely teach that evolution is how life came into existence. Don't let them do to you what they did to me.