Signs of the Times

December 2017 Issue | Vol 132 No 12

Articles in This Issue:

Feeding the body, starving the soul
Feeding the body, starving the soul
Sheila O’Connor provides some sage advice to anyone trying to control their diet and lose some kilos.
The faces of modern slavery
The faces of modern slavery
Trafficking, forced labour and never-ending debt are the harsh realities of 21st century slavery. But, says Vanesa Pizzuto, there are things we can do to end it.
Grief at Christmas
Grief at Christmas
Victor Parachin provides a roadmap for navigating the festive season after the loss of a loved one.
God the Giver
God the Giver
Nancy Schafner reflects on the implications of the biblical statement that “God is love”.
Committing to a cause
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
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.
Small steps to big success
Small steps to big success
Julie Guirgis offers some practical tips on beating bad habits and replacing them with good ones.
Anticipating the end
Anticipating the end
In the final article in his series on last-day signs, Clifford Goldstein homes in on THE final sign.
The Trinity
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.
Edible gifts
Edible gifts
The festive season is a time for giving. Yet many of the edible gifts we give may be recipes for disease further along. Why not present a loved one with something tasty and that benefits their health?
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