Article Series

Family and Relationships

Parenting: Five Keys to Positive Child Development

What core competencies are important for positive child development and the prevention of risky or problem behaviors? We examine five identified in research at Johns Hopkins University.

Science and Environment

Global Threats

Threats to our continued ability to live and thrive on this small planet are increasingly hard to ignore. Vision addresses several of them in this video series.

Religion and Spirituality

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Late in the first century, the apostle John saw a vision of four horsemen, each riding a different-colored horse. In this two-part series, Vision looks to the Bible itself to interpret that much-discussed passage.

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion explores history’s recurring rise of despotic rulers and examines how they portrayed themselves as gods in their quest for domination. Has the world seen the last of these god-men?

Society and Culture
Series: Global Problems, Global Solutions

Global Problems, Global Solutions

Vision considers four areas of worldwide concern—issues that, unless addressed and resolved, will contribute to humanity’s ultimate demise. What will it take to solve the most pressing problems faced by modern societies?

Religion and Spirituality
The Law, Prophets and Writings: Bible History

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings

New Testament writers, as well as Jesus Himself, often alluded to and quoted from the Hebrew Scriptures. This series explores that section of the Bible, also known as the Old Testament or “The Law, the Prophets and the Writings.”

Religion and Spirituality
The Apostles: Bible History

The Apostles

The Apostles focuses on leading New Testament personalities—real people who practiced their belief in the difficult world of the Roman Empire while setting an example for 21st-century readers who want to emulate their faith.

Religion and Spirituality
Series Index: Gospels for the 21st Century

The Gospels for the 21st Century

In this series, Vision examines the life and times of Jesus Christ by weaving the four Gospel accounts into a single compelling story—a story that will at times surprise you and probably change your perceptions of original Christianity.

Philosophy and Ideas

Six Dominant Ideas

Ideas can be powerful. If they are good, we all benefit; but bad ideas can have disastrous effects. In this series Vision looks at six prominent ideas of our time—concepts that animate our thinking and the language we all use. Yet each one is fundamentally flawed.