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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

Alina Kartman

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Nutrition mistakes that kill 11 million people each year

The food we eat—or do not eat—daily kills 11 million of us prematurely every year. So then, what should we eat?
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Time Robbers and masters of time

How did the phrase “time is money” come to steal the true meaning of time? Time is not money. It is life.
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Escaping from a radical family: Tara Westover’s story

For many, religious extremism brings to mind images of terrorism and violence in distant places—but for Tara Westover, the extremism was found far closer to home
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The most misunderstood of loves

The tension between a loving God and earthly pain is one that has confounded many—but there are a group of people who have dedicated themselves to providing answers and clearing up misconceptions.
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Food and health with Dr Michael Orlich of the Loma Linda...

When the founders of the Loma Linda University Medical Center in California laid the foundation, their purpose was somewhat paradoxical. Christians to the bone,...
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Do you know how much your digital footprint costs?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain assets are being touted by many as the future of the internet. But there's a darker side to their utopian dreams which is already present if you know where to look.
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A mind at war in peacetime

When you discover that the only thing you have left is faith in God, you fervently wish that your faith doesn’t end up poisoning your soul.
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Can science explain the purpose of religion?

Science and religion are often painted as being in opposition, but this isn't always the case. Alina Kartman explains how one can help to further understand the other
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The entourage of Jesus

Jesus is known as a man of righteousness and goodness. . . but what were the people he surrounded himself with like
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ABBA, 40 years on: A return with conflict feelings

For many, the announcement of ABBA's imminent reuinion album brought a wave of nostalgia—but is the constant pining for the way things work actually a harmful attitude to have?
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The IPCC report: How real is the “Code Red” for humanity?

The IPCC's latest report on Climate Change spells bad news for everybody on Earth. Alina Kartman explains why we should take it seriously.
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Who are the Taliban and how did they turn Afghanistan against...

Understanding the Afghanistan crisis in all its history and complexity is needed more than ever before—the lack thereof likely being factors that brought the world to this point.