Signs of the Times

May 2017 Issue | Vol 132 No 4

Articles in This Issue:

Through the Years: The Best of The Fray
Through the Years: The Best of The Fray
A look at 12 years of music from The Fray.
Diary of a first time mum
Diary of a first time mum
Signs associate editor Melody Tan, recently returned from maternity leave, shares her experience as a first-time mum. And it may sound familiar.
Go healthy for good - May 2017
Go healthy for good - May 2017
Why we shouldn't always listen to the doctor. And how fruit and vegetables can help us fight depression and anxiety.
The smartphone dilemma
The smartphone dilemma
While our smartphones might be convenient, Scott Wegener warns that we need to be aware of the potential problems they can create in our lives, if we aren’t careful.
Yes we care
Yes we care
Religious door-knocking with no strings? Yes—it's a thing.
Tips for a healthier pasta
Tips for a healthier pasta
Many people have a love-hate relationship with pasta because they fear they’ll gain weight. However, the problem isn’t the pasta but how it’s cooked, the portion size and the toppings we use in Western countries.
Luther's legacy
Luther's legacy
Martin Luther’s personal spiritual crisis transformed how many Christians today think about God and salvation. Harold Harker tells the story.
Raising godly children
Raising godly children
"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6, NKJV).
View from the other side
View from the other side
Ever wondered what it will be like meeting your guardian angel at Christ’s second coming? Anna Palmer ponders that first conversation.
9 ways to steal
9 ways to steal
“I don’t break the eighth commandment against stealing,” you may say. But Sandra Doran points out nine ways we sometimes do.
A not-so-green world
A not-so-green world
The disasters and diseases plaguing our world are devastating, yet far from surprising.
Review: Food as Medicine
Review: Food as Medicine
Better health is achievable—Adele Nash is proof of that. And according to Food as Medicine, the best place to begin is in the kitchen.
Earth's stewards
Earth's stewards
Loren Seibold reflects on our human responsibility to protect the world we’ve been given and the devastating result of our greed that’s destroying it.
Dear Mum . . .
Dear Mum . . .
A Mother’s Day letter from the heart.
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