Beyond Today Magazine

January—February 2020

What lies ahead as we enter the 2020s? Major changes are taking place in the nation and around the world. What do they mean? Where are these trends taking us? And most importantly, what do they mean for you and will you be ready? You won’t find answers to these questions in the normal news sources, but you will in the pages of your Bible. In this issue of Beyond Today magazine, we look at these key questions and answers.

The 2020s Are Here: Are You Ready?

Entering the 2020s, the world continues to spiral out of control, and many wonder if we will ever see lasting peace. A lecture two decades ago from a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a conversation with him after pointed out some of what s needed. We must all

Follow Me: Fixing Our Eyes on Eternity

How do we endure the challenges of this life? By God enabling us to look beyond today to what lies ahead.

“Who Says I Can’t?!”

An inspiring story of struggle through serious challenges serves as a poignant reminder to be grateful and keep persevering with God s help.

Spiritual Lessons From My Double Lung Transplant

My life was saved by a double lung transplant. This life-changing event led me to a much deeper understanding of Christ s sacrifice and God s plan for me and all mankind.

Venezuela’s Crisis: When Will It End?

Venezuela was one of Latin America s most prosperous countries until socialist leaders destroyed its economy. Yet in one of the most heartbreaking modern tragedies, there is still hope.

Brexit From Babylon: The Future of the Democratic Nation-State

A recent European news analyst commented that both of the principal Anglo-Saxon countries the United Kingdom and the United States of America are in a state of chaos. Where will it lead? he asked. It s a good question as we turn the page to 2020.

The Quiet Rise of Authoritarianism

“The jungle is growing back,” warns a shocking study showing that authoritarianism is creeping into more democracies than ever before. The Bible reveals where this disturbing trend is leading.

Can We Know the Future?

In revealing what God has planned, the Bible is also a message of great hope hope far greater than anything promised by human leaders and would-be saviors.

Current Events & Trends: January/February 2020

An overview of events and conditions around the world featured in the January/February 2020 issue of Beyond Today.

Letters From Our Readers: January/February 2020

Readers of Beyond Today magazine share their thoughts in the January/February 2020 issue.

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