Winter 2010

Insight: A Sustaining Vision

A Sustaining Vision

David Hulme

A recent trip to Africa, visiting members of the Church of God around Lake Victoria, emphasized the subtle interplay between giving and receiving.

The Violent Heart

The Violent Heart

David Hulme

The story of humanity is in large part the story of animosity and violence. What is it about people that leads them to treat one another as adversaries?

Interview with Sir John Polkinghorne: Holes in the Net

Holes in the Net

Dan Cloer

Sir John Polkinghorne talks to Vision’s Dan Cloer about some of the deficiencies of science without religion.

The Descent of Darwinism

The Descent of Darwinism

Dan Cloer

How did Darwin’s theory of natural selection and survival of the fittest become today’s dominant worldview?

John: Apostle of Love and Light
The Apostles, Part 17

John: Apostle of Love and Light

David Hulme

A closer look at the Gospel and letter written by the Apostle John reveals some of the changes taking place in the late-first-century church.

Family Violence

Family Violence

Gina Stepp

What causes families to self-destruct, and how can the greater community help couples solve relationship problems and perhaps even prevent domestic violence?

Listening to God

Listening to God

Winfried Fritz

Most believers recognize the value of prayer—speaking to God. But what about the other half of communicating with the Creator—listening to Him?

Cupid's Disheartening Past

Cupid’s Disheartening Past

Alice Abler

Despite his perpetually youthful appearance, Cupid is no neophyte. History shows that this veteran Valentine has been plying his trade since ancient times.