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Beyond Today
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Beyond Today magazine ( formerly The Good News) is the biblically-based flagship publication of the United Church of God, an International Association . The magazine features a variety of articles on biblical topics, with an emphasis on the 'good news' (gospel) announcement of the Kingdom of God on earth, both now and in the future under the lead of Jesus Christ.

Beyond Today

Beyond Today is relating the Bible to the 21st Century.

Following are recent issues of Beyond Today (formerly The Good News).  For earlier editions, please visit the Beyond Today website.

Issues

Current Evolution: An Article of Faith

Evolution: An Article of Faith
BEYOND TODAY magazine

July–August 2016

The fossil evidence still fails to support Darwin's theory — showing people accept Darwinian evolution more as an article of faith rather than fact.

Why Does the Middle East Matter?

Why Does the Middle East Matter?
BEYOND TODAY magazine

May–June 2016

The current U.S. presidential race offers starkly different visions for the future. On top of this, we currently see a major power vacuum developing in the world. Does Bible prophecy give us an indication as to what lies ahead? Now more than ever is the time to understand our world, and in particular why the Middle East matters to your life. The events we are seeing should motivate us to seek the true and living God. Download this issue in PDF. Individual web articles will be posted in the upcoming days.

God Is Calling You to Change Your Life

God Is Calling You to Change Your Life
BEYOND TODAY magazine

March–April 2016

Change is a major theme of the Bible. “Repent” and “repentance” are mentioned more than 60 times in the Bible. These words mean to change direction, to turn, to stop going in one direction and go in another, to change our thinking, to change our actions—in short, to change our lives. How about you?

The Handwriting on the Wall: A Warning for Today

The Handwriting on the Wall: A Warning for Today
BEYOND TODAY magazine

January - February 2016

In this issue we examine one of the Bible’s most famous prophecies and explore what ramifications it has for us today. We also take a sober look at tragic events on the world scene and discuss where God is in all of it. Finally, in the The Bible and You section, we offer help in rediscovering the first love of God’s way. Download the entire issue in PDF. The individual articles will be posted online in the upcoming days.

Kingdoms at WAR: Powers of the Unseen World

Kingdoms at WAR: Powers of the Unseen World
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

November - December 2015

A shocking event from the life of the biblical prophet Daniel opens a window into a different dimension—an unseen spirit world and beings who play a hidden role in events taking place around us.

GOD's Message: The Time is NOW

GOD's Message: The Time is NOW
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

September - October 2015

Nothing could be more critical for you than to understand your future! God has a message for you: The time is now to discover the answers and begin living His purpose for you.

The Coming End to War

The Coming End to War
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

July - August 2015

Although our headlines are full of terror, we can be at peace and full of hope—hope in the coming Kingdom of God, which Jesus Christ will establish on earth at His return.

The Russian Bear Awakens

The Russian Bear Awakens
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

May - June 2015

A personal perspective about what's going on in Russia and Ukraine and what your response should be in the light of Bible prophecy.

How Christian Is Easter?

How Christian Is Easter?
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

March - April 2015

Soon up to 2 billion people will celebrate one of the world's most popular religious holidays—Easter. But curiously, the Bible nowhere promotes such an observance. Where did this day come from? How did it become so popular? And is it even Christian?

Jesus Christ in the Biblical Festivals

Jesus Christ in the Biblical Festivals
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

September - October 2014

If Jesus of Nazareth is indeed the Prince of Peace, why does the world see so little of it? What part of the picture are we missing? If He truly is the Prince of Peace, how will peace come? Where is that hope in a world so devoid of hope?

The answer to these questions lies in a series of little-known festivals revealed long ago in the world's best-selling book—the Bible. God doesn't leave us in the dark about the solution to our many seemingly unsolvable problems. He has given us the key to understanding—though most have ignored or lived in ignorance of it!

100 Years After World War 1: What Have We Learned?

100 Years After World War 1: What Have We Learned?

July - August 2014

A study of a devastating war begun a hundred years ago can be an exercise in nostalgia and academic history. Only a few people alive today can even remember this war in their earliest memories. For we who take a moment to reflect on what happened, let's be sure to take away a lesson that helps us understand our present world: History existed before our birth, it marches on now, and decisions made by people long ago and far away continue to impact our lives today.

If a Man Dies, Will He Live Again?

If a Man Dies, Will He Live Again?

May - June 2014

It's the great question: If you die, will you live again? You need to settle the question in your mind. And you can! Learn the good news from the Bible that answers this question!

Who Was Jesus?

Who Was Jesus?

March - April 2014

Where did Jesus Christ come from? Who was He? This is a mystery that far too few really understand. Do you? It does matter - your future and your salvation depend on it!

The Rotten Apples That Are Corrupting Society

The Rotten Apples That Are Corrupting Society

November - December 2013

This issue highlights 5 major ideas directly related to the decline of biblical morality in our world today, and will help you identify dangerous ideas that will affect us all and take our society further from God, culminating in the return of Jesus Christ to save us from ourselves. The final outcome is certain — 'good news of the coming Kingdom of God' — but in the meantime we need to be vigilant.

5 Keys to a Happy Family

5 Keys to a Happy Family

January - February 2014

With the advancement of technology and social media, the family unit is disconnecting and fragmenting. You can build or restore family closeness with five keys that can open rewarding doors to a happier family.

God's Purpose for Prophecy

God's Purpose for Prophecy

September - October 2013

This issue examines how history and prophecy will have a far greater impact on us than we might realise. Do the ancient prophecies really foretell the future, and how can we know? – The answers may surprise you.

'Beyond Today' magazine

Beyond Today (formerly The Good News) is a bi-monthly Christian magazine, made available absolutely free upon request, or online. Subscribe now.

The magazine is the print companion to the Beyond Today television program.

Subscribe today, and be informed about what the Bible says about life in the 21st Century.

'Beyond Today' TV

Beyond Today is the official television program of the United Church of God, An International Association. Until recently, the program aired each Saturday and Sunday morning on 4ME TV in many areas throughout Australia. Stay tuned for an updated TV schedule soon.

Beyond Today episodes are also available for viewing online here.

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