Vertical Thought: October - December 2006

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In This Issue

  • by Mike Bennett
Loneliness truly is a common human experience. The earliest pages of the Bible reveal a lonely man and a loving God who said, "It is not good that man should be alone."
  • by Randy Stiver
They say that diamonds are forever. Aren't friends the same? Is there ever a time when a young Christian should forsake his or her friends and make new ones?
  • by R. J'Non Whitlark
Locked in my own insecure world, I was without a friend. All that changed when Davina reappeared and I learned a powerful lesson.
  • by Larissa Patton
The transition from being a child living at home to an adult out on your own is an exciting and challenging experience—especially when it comes to jobs. Here's how it worked for me.
  • by Scarlet Ellis
Some stages of life seem to test our Christianity more than others. What can you do as a young person to resist negative influences?
  • by Mario Seiglie
Evolutionists have a hard time explaining how the woodpecker's magnificent features all evolved at just the right time so the bird could survive.
  • by Tim Waddle
What is love, and what is infatuation? Do you think you know? Before you assume you're in love, you should be sure you know what it is!
  • by Randy Stiver
You must take seriously the personal responsibility of choosing the right friends. The good news is that with these guidelines, you can pick them!
  • by Ken Treybig
No one likes to think about friendships that come to an end, but sometimes this is the necessary course of action. Here are some points to consider when you face this decision.
  • by Amanda Stiver
As a way to help make your friendships last, put into practice this important aspect of etiquette.
  • by Kristin Yarbrough
Younger people tend to be more in tune with and users of the latest technologies than those who are older. But are we really communicating better?
  • by Vertical Thought
Do you know your responsibilities as a friend? Keep reading and find out how you can be a responsible friend!
  • by David Treybig
When it comes to friendships, most people think they just happen. But are there any responsibilities in being a friend? Just what is expected of a true friend?
  • by Doug Horchak
How do you make friends? How do you keep friends? Is there a formula or technique for fostering good friendships? Here are some timeless biblical principles that work.
  • by David Treybig
Do you have a really good friend? If not, would you like to? Almost everyone wants to have a close friend, yet for some this goal seems unattainable. Many simply haven't been taught how to make and keep good friends.