LECTURE 5 -- Astrology: Let Us Make Man in the Image of His Stars Twenty-five percent of Americans take astrology seriously, according to a Baylor University study. Astrology is a central component of the New Age movement, and many use it as a tool for self-discovery. Do the positions of the stars really have any effect on personal and sociological events on the earth? Dr. Mangalwadi explores the evidence surrounding astrology and considers how it relates to the Judeo-Christian worldview.
While on his pilgrimage trek through Thailand, Murray Finck discovered the benefits of daily stretching and quiet prayer. On the physical level, after only one week, the chronic back pain that had plagued him for twenty years disappeared. On a spiritual level, the poses deepened his prayer experiences. In this book, Finck provides a step-by-step guide to forty stretches to improve physical and spiritual well-being. Individuals can select the postures that work for them and customize a daily routine.
Nahum confronts us with the uncomfortable truth that the Living God is both full of goodness and full of anger. We might like a "well-behaved god; who doesn't get 'emotional' about evil and injustice, a god who indulges our sins and cleans up our mess without creating a scene. However, this jealous and avenging God of Nahum is the God whose tolerance of evil and passionate love is the only hope of the world.
Francis became a missionary to the farthest reaches of the world. He saved pearl divers, stood off pirates, and quested with a mysterious samurai warrior in search of hidden treasure. This animated story captures the spirit of a daring man in amazing adventures of courage and faith.
It was the age of the knights and kings, when honor belong to the heroes and glory was found in the battlefield. There lived a brave young man named Francis, whose wish was to become a mighty warrior and conquer a magnificent castle. One day Francis felt a calling to greater glory. God had vested upon him a very special mission that would require a supreme act of courage. For the love of God, his King, Francis gave up all that he had and joyfully embarked upon the most exciting and unexpected adventure.