Life Hope & Truth

July/August 2017


Cover Feature


Who’s Looking Up to You?
Who’s Looking Up to YOU?

God uses family as a powerful analogy in the pages of the Bible—but before we can understand the analogy, we have to understand family. Listen

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Columns


Consider This: ​Long-Lost Family
Consider This: ​Long-Lost Family

We lost our connection to our Father a long time ago. But a reunion is coming. Listen

Did Jesus Teach the Rapture?
Did Jesus Teach the Rapture?

A popular modern theory is that Jesus will return in secret to rapture Christians to heaven. But did Jesus or the biblical writers teach this? Listen

By the Way: The View From the Top
By the Way: The View From the Top

The amazing panorama seen from the observation deck of the world’s tallest building gave me a perspective on a much bigger picture. Listen

Departments


Three Big Threats to Families
Relationships  Three Big Threats to Families

Family should provide a foundation for successfully launching the next generation. But parents must overcome these trends to give their kids a fighting chance. Listen

Four Keys to Building a Strong Blended Family
Relationships  Four Keys to Building a Strong Blended Family

Blended families have become quite common in the Western world. What challenges do they face compared to traditional families? How can they thrive? Listen

Nobody’s Perfect
Life  Nobody’s Perfect

No matter how hard we try, we never seem to get everything exactly right. Many feel frustrated they didn’t do better or judge others who fall short. But have we failed if we aren’t perfect? Listen

A Child Knows Saturday Is the Sabbath
Bible  “A 4-Year-Old Child Knows Saturday Is the Sabbath!”

Even as a young child, I knew the minister was right about that. But his statement did not support the argument he was trying to make. Listen

Gut Feelings: How Can You Know If What Seems Right Is Right?
Life  Gut Feelings: How Can You Know If What Seems Right Is Right?

Many experts tell us to follow our hearts or trust our gut instincts to make the best choices for us. But what does the One who designed and created us say? Listen

The Bible, Budgeting and You
Relationships  The Bible, Budgeting and You

Biblical principles about managing your money can bring great benefits to your family. Listen

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