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The unexpected meeting

Melissa Howell was shocked to discover that just because she knew and loved him, it didn’t mean she recognised him.

Judge and jury

Lee Dunstan, editor of Signs of the Times, reflects on the significance of God’s judgement that’s going on in heaven right now.

Passover: Why is this night different?

It’s no accident that Christian Easter and Jewish Passover occur around the same time every year. These ancient festivals are inextricably linked, explains Bob Mendelsohn, and perhaps even in ways that most Jews and Christians don’t understand.

The Trinity

The Trinity, or “God-head,” has been one of the most controversial Christian teachings, especially in the early part of Christian history, says Loren Seibold.

Committing to a cause

When it comes to decisions of faith, Seth Pierce argues that believers may have more in common with atheists than either group realises.

Jesus the Gift

Bjorn Karlman reflects on Jesus’ descent from heaven to earth to live and die among us, from the point of view of the father of a two-year-old.

God the Giver

Nancy Schafner reflects on the implications of the biblical statement that “God is love”.

The original soul sleeper

Martin Luther, who started the Protestant Reformation, had some unique views about death.

Fewer experts, more prophets?

Are the financial predictions of today’s economists any more reliable than the predictions of the biblical prophets?

The guarantee of Jesus’ return

Before Jesus left the earth He said He would return. But after nearly 2000 years, how can Christians believe that promise?

Name calling

"A good name is more desirable than great riches" (Proverbs 22:1).

Dee Dee, the escape artist

The primary purpose of boundaries is not to restrict, but to protect.