Summer 2010 Summer 2010 What’s Behind the Curtain? David Hulme Apostles: First Followers and Their Faith helps establish the truth by viewing the lives of the apostles of Jesus from a more accurate perspective. Summer 2010 In the Zone Dan Cloer What is it about human beings that makes us always want to push the limits? When it comes to the frontiers of medical science, is it possible to go too far? Summer 2010 Just Getting On With Business Dan Cloer Vision asks Clive Svendsen of the Regenerative Medicine Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles about the current direction in stem-cell research. Summer 2010 Mother Earth? Peter Nathan Popular references to our planet as Mother Earth, and to the natural forces that govern it as Mother Nature, bring to mind the ancient goddess Gaia. Summer 2010 Self-Esteem: Helping Children Develop a Positive Sense of Self Gina Stepp Over the past few decades, a glut of literature has proclaimed the need to instill self-esteem in children. How is this best accomplished? Self-Esteem and the Bible Judeo-Christian writings have offered many of the same perspectives now recognized by researchers as beneficial to building self-esteem. Summer 2010 The Apostles, Part 19 John: In Light of the Future David Hulme The last written work of the apostle John was his enigmatic Apocalypse, or the book of Revelation. Why is the book so puzzling, and what is its message for today? Summer 2010 Thinking Between the Lines Wilf Hey Deceptions, hoaxes and urban legends abound, mainly because so many people are so easily taken in by them. Here’s how you can avoid being one of them. Summer 2010 Wings of Peace Edwin Stepp One Israeli and one Palestinian are showing how human experience can be transcended—to the benefit of not only themselves but their world. Summer 2010 John Wooden: A Lifetime Masterpiece Donald R. Hornsby A masterpiece is something that’s done with extraordinary skill, and a review of John Robert Wooden’s life journey suggests that this maxim was indeed a daily focus.