Winter 2014

Ancient Cities, Lasting Truths

Ancient Cities, Lasting Truths

David Hulme

Biblically, the setting and lessons of the seven church congregations to which John wrote deliver a powerful reminder that values are worth holding on to, and that compromise never brings lasting reward.

Apocalypse Now, Later or Never

Apocalypse Now, Later or Never?

David Hulme

The book of Revelation is an enigma to most who read it. Even in scholarly circles, ideas about its meaning and significance abound. Does such a puzzling book have any real value?

Heliopolis: A City of Two Tales

Heliopolis: A City of Two Tales

Daniel Tompsett

Underneath the modern Cairo suburb called Heliopolis lie the remains of one of the most important cities of ancient Egypt. That Heliopolis may be long buried, but its influence lives on and, perhaps more surprisingly, its future is bright.

A Line in the Sand

A Line in the Sand

Dan Cloer

Earth’s geological record attests to mass extinctions that have taken place over the ages. But since the advent of the nuclear age, we can bring about our own extinction. Will we cross that line?

 

Getting Off the Grid

Getting Off the Grid

David Hulme

Stress and anxiety seem to be a part of daily life in the 21st century. An endless array of products and services promise temporary relief, but there is a better solution.

Meditation: The Search for Inner Peace

Meditation: The Search for Inner Peace

Martin Coates

What does the word meditation mean to you? Sitting in the lotus position and chanting? Shutting out the world to seek enlightenment from within? Emptying the mind for a while to find peace? Here’s a completely different approach—one that can be of tremendous value to every one of us.