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135 years of Signs of the Times

Establishing in 1886, Signs of the Times magazine has a rich history of sharing God's word through publication—spanning more than a century

What’s wrong with voluntary euthanasia?

New Zealand is faced with a historic vote on euthanasia this month, and who knows when other Australian states will follow Victoria’s lead? What do the results of legalisation in other countries tell us about the risks to vulnerable people?

From a pawn to a King

“No-one can serve two masters,” Jesus said. One man’s life vividly illustrates the battle raging between the forces of good and evil that are each seeking our allegiance.

A tobacco-free future?

In 2011, the Aotearoa New Zealand government announced the nation would be smoke-free by 2025. So, are Kiwis quitting? Will NZ meet its ambitious goal?

Does the Bible predict Covid-19?

Assessing whether Coronavirus is a sign of the end.

Love or hate?

Many white supremacists identify as Christians. What would Jesus have to say about that?

Faith: an overlooked tool in substance abuse prevention and recovery

Are today’s young binge drinkers rejecting an evidence-based treatment?

How to remember them

The last World War I veteran passed away in 2012. With no living connections to that war, 101 years later, how can we still honour those who served and died?

Will you be my neighbour?

Struggling to understand the refugee experience? You may catch a glimpse if you move to a new country for work or family reasons.

Footsteps of a murderer: lessons from the Port Arthur massacre

What brings a person to use a gun to take the lives of many?

Anzac soldiers speak

Book Review: Anzac Spirituality: The First AIF Soldiers Speak, by Daniel Reynaud

How to give your money away—and make it count

Australia and New Zealand are consistently ranked amongst the most generous nations in the world, but charities and the world around them are moving quickly. Braden Blyde explores the best ways to change lives overseas in an ever-changing world.