The Prophecy Pit

Speaking of “the end” and his Second Coming, Jesus said, “No one knows about that day or hour…,” yet his warning has not dampened thousands of prophecy buffs who claim they do know. For over two thousand years there has not been a single generation void of predictors...

The Great Christmas Exchange

Q “Doesn’t our celebration of Christmas have some roots in pagan religious practices? How do you feel about Christians participating in that sort of thing?” Actually, the above question wasn’t asked of me or of The New Millennium, the journal I edit. It...

A Letter From JoAn Westby – The Death of Ken Westby

1/2/2017 Dear Friend, Greetings from the Association for Christian Development It is with deepest sorrow that I write to you about the death of the ACD’s Founder and Director, Kenneth Westby.  Ken Westby was my best friend and husband for over 53 years and I know he...

Is Human Cloning Possible?

Before they can clone Charlie, scientists must first read and map the Human Genetic Code — and that is a long way off. Consider that every complete molecule of human DNA contains a 3-billion-step code that describes the owner’s unique life print. It is a...

Daniel and The Net

The Internet . . . Beast or Benefactor? For sure the latter, notwithstanding that some religious types see a “666” in its footprint. It’s neither a superhighway to heaven nor hell. In fact, it isn’t even a superhighway. It’s a network of unprecedented...

Was Adam’s Great Commission to Become a Gardener?

Genesis 2:15 reads: The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it (RSV). . . . to work it and take care of it (NIV). . . . to dress it and keep it (Jewish Publication Society). . . . to till it and guard it (Moffatt). . . . to...