The feature article this issue, on procrastination, is so good that New Growth Press has decided to publish it as a booklet. A single person can often get by with this bad habit by working long nights as deadlines approach, but among the married, procrastination often leads to the theft of time from spouse and children to finish projects at the last minute. So procrastination is more than an idiosyncrasy, or harmless personal quirk. Fortunately, as with other faults, God can help us, and change us, and sanctify us. This is an article well worth reading… now.
Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells are a hot topic these days. In Rene Vermeulen’s Report from Australia these iPS cells are hailed by one pro-lifer as the ethical alternative to embryonic stem cells. But, as Margaret Helder points out in her contribution “Beyond Scary,” not everyone is so certain they are ethical… and that includes the researcher behind iPS cells,
Human rights are also quite topical right now. Human rights tribunals and commissions across Canada have been putting Christians up on charges for supposedly violating the “rights” of homosexuals and Muslims to be free from criticism. We’re going to explore these events in more detail in the coming issues, but start things off this month with an article by Johan Tangelder on just where our rights actually come from.
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