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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

July2020

Don’t panic: nothing to see here!

Planet Earth seems wracked by a series of disasters that are increasing in frequency and intensity. Are these the signs of the end of the world that Jesus predicted? And if yes, what are we supposed to do about it?

Vaping: New war, same enemy

How the tobacco industry is making a comeback.

‘Our brains just think a little differently’

When a child is diagnosed with autism, it can be devastating for parents. But there is support available and the possibility of a bright future.

7 Deadly viruses

How Leviticus can help us avoid future pandemics.

Papuan Crisis

Sidelined by governments, largely ignored by the mainstream media, a slow-motion genocide of Papua’s indigenous peoples is happening on Australia’s doorstep.

Is the Christian view of sex anti-love?

It’s fashionable these days to champion almost any form of sexual expression between consenting adults—why would anyone stand in the way of love? But is this view too simplistic?

Faith in tough times

Finding strength, meaning and a positive attitude when disaster strikes.

Dare to eat plants like Daniel

Daniel in the Bible went plant-based for 10 days. Can the same diet have benefits today?

Not too young to lead

The media is fond of using religious language to describe the actions and appeal of teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg, even calling her a “prophet”. Is she a prophet, biblically speaking? Do genuine prophets exist in the modern age?

July 2020 crossword and sudoku solutions

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