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Civilization, Soil, and Survival

Summer 2014

Civilization, Soil and Survival

David Hulme

We know from the record of history that when civilizations do not respect their topsoil, they fail almost without exception.

May 12, 2014

Soil and Survival

David Hulme

Abuse of topsoil and soil erosion are growing problems around the world; without healthy soil, we can’t produce healthy food. It’s a global issue, yet the solution is essentially local.

April 3, 2014

The Gods of Egypt

David Hulme

According to the Bible, the Hebrews made their exodus only after Egypt’s gods were confronted. What can we learn from the story of the Hebrews and the gods of ancient Egypt?

Insight: The Middle East and World War 1

Spring 2014

The Middle East and World War I

David Hulme

Like so many problems in the Middle East, the impasse between Israel and the Palestinians has some of its roots in World War I, a war that has cast a long shadow over the past hundred years.

February 25, 2014

Inside the Middle East

David Hulme

Events in the Middle East continue to feature in world news as they have for more than a century. Is it possible for the peoples of this region to be reconciled? Can cooperation and lasting peace be achieved?

November 22, 2013

Getting Off the Grid

David Hulme

When was the last time you exited the stress and anxiety grid in order to reflect on your life and its purpose? When did you last take time to truly rest?

Ancient Cities, Lasting Truths

Winter 2014

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.

November 1, 2013

Ancient Cities, Lasting Truths

David Hulme

Visiting the ruins of ancient cities such as Ephesus, Pergamos and Laodicea can be an interesting exercise from a historical and cultural viewpoint, but it also illuminates the setting and lessons of a message in the book of Revelation.

September 3, 2013

The Porn Plague

David Hulme

A few years ago an article in The Atlantic carried the headline, “Is Pornography Adultery?” As the subhead noted, it may be closer than you think.

August 28, 2013

The Chinese Century?

David Hulme

Insight Video: On the list of top economic powers, China moved into second position in 2010. Will the 21st century be Chinese? What might this mean for the rest of the world?