Vertical Thought: October - December 2010

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In This Issue

  • by Jeremy Lallier
Coming is a day when every member of the human race will be made whole and given a chance to know the God who loves them.
  • by William Ledford
From the time we are small children and throughout our adult lives, we have to make choices that affect the rest of our lives. As we grow older, those choices become more complicated and difficult—and the consequences more serious.
  • by Amanda Stiver
Some people seem to collect online friends just to see how big they can make their number. But is that real friendship?
  • by Vertical Thought
While the Bible shows that homosexual behavior is not acceptable, there is hope for those who want to escape from this lifestyle.
  • by Becky Sweat
Information overload is a common problem for young people today. But it's not due to schoolwork. Rather, it has everything to do with life outside the classroom.
  • by Becky Sweat
With so many varying ideas about what being a woman means, many are confused about what qualities are important. What does God say?
  • by Amanda Stiver
As laptop computers and now iPads become more mobile and creep into the bedroom, light emitted from these screens may cause sleep disruption, say some sleep researchers.
  • by Leslie Schwartz
Is there anyone we, as Christians, can look to as a mentor on a college campus? And if so, what can we expect from the mentoring relationship
  • by David Treybig
Becoming an adult—becoming a man or woman—has always had its challenges. But today the choices are more complex and the challenges more perplexing.
  • by Amanda Stiver
A team of French scientists has found that the human brain can successfully cope with two separate tasks at the same time, but on adding a third, the brain ceases to be efficient and one task gets dropped.
  • by Amanda Stiver
The yearly Nielsen data on the American television audience for 2009 shows that 90 percent of Americans subscribe to paid television services either by cable, satellite or other wireless service.
  • by Zach Smith
No doubt you have heard of the commandment to "honor your father and your mother." But what does that really mean on a day-to-day basis? Why is it so important? How can we honor our parents in the world today?