Signs of the Times

Jan - Feb 2018 Issue | Vol 133 No 1

Articles in This Issue:

Hitting 90, and still here . . .
Hitting 90, and still here . . .
John Knight, aka media medic Dr James Wright, says he’s grateful after beating life-threatening cancer, twice.
The Bible for the people
The Bible for the people
Mark Finley explores the times and legacy of pioneering Reformer and English Bible translator John Wycliffe.
Light therapy for Parkinson’s disease gives new hope
Light therapy for Parkinson’s disease gives new hope
Who knew so much good could come from a bucket lined with aluminium foil and a few LED bulbs?
JUMP!
JUMP!
Not all leaps of faith are equal. Gary Swanson asks what was so tempting about Satan asking Jesus to throw Himself down from the top of the temple in Jerusalem.
The beginning
The beginning
Ed Gallagher says finding hope for the end of the world requires looking in an unexpected place . . .
The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit
Melissa Howell shares some thoughts on how the Holy Spirit “fixes” the problems we face in trying to follow God.
Hard luck
Hard luck
While regulators ignore appeals from the grassroots, the gambling industry continues to gobble up profits. All just harmless fun? Don’t bet on it.
Fasting for weight loss
Fasting for weight loss
Intermittent fasting has become popular as a weight-loss strategy. But what is it, and how does it compare to continuous calorie-restricted diets?
No longer silent
No longer silent
In a country where women have to fight doubly hard for gender equality, Jacqueline Joseph is trying to change the very fabric of society.
The only way is up
The only way is up
Fear and anxiety can cause the brain to "down-shift". Dr Arlene Taylor shares some advice and tips on how to get our brains back into high gear.
The power of forgiveness
The power of forgiveness
You can nurse your hurt feelings for a long time with a grudge, but Loren Seibold reflects on a solution that’s much more satisfying—and it’s permanent.
From Sunday to Sabbath
From Sunday to Sabbath
Doug Batchelor explains why he switched from observing the Sabbath on Sunday, the first day of the week, to observing it on Saturday, the seventh day.
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