Vertical Thought: July - September 2009

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In This Issue

  • by Amanda Stiver
British researchers at the University of Oxford analyzed the findings of 57 studies, revealing that those with a higher body mass index (BMI) lowered their life expectancy.
  • by David Treybig
Scientific studies of the heavens and the world around us reveal fascinating details about the earth's history and destiny.
  • by Becky Sweat
A friend is supposed to be there for you through good times and bad. What can you do to restore a friendship?
  • by Cindy Gore Harper
Having previously served on the staff of United Youth Camps in the United States, my husband Daniel and I wondered what camp would be like in Togo and Cameroon.
  • by Mario Seiglie
The book of Genesis is known as the book of origins. Here are more frequently asked questions about it.
  • by Barry Korthuis
How do we dispel doubts in our personal lives? The example of a former king is insightful.
  • by Ken Treybig
Everyone seems to be doing it, so it's not really a problem to cheat in school, is it?
  • by David Treybig
If you've ever hiked or driven through the mountains, you've probably come to a spot providing a good vantage point from which to see your surroundings. Here you're afforded a panoramic view of where you've been and where you're going. There may even be a sign at such a spot giving a comprehensive or overall perspective.