Editorial: Playing politics - Are we cutting corners and bending the law to get what we want, asks Jacob Ninan.
Church and democracy Part 1 - Todayís church leaders have betrayed the trust reposed in them by the people, laments P. Abraham.
Defeat is a better teacher than victory - T. A. Prabhu Kiran explains how our total, implicit obedience to God ensures His presence in our lives which is indispensable for success in lifeís battles.
Supplements of faith - True faith is revealed and displayed in the lifestyle of the disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, writes J. N. Manokaran.
Godís perfect plan for those who have failed - Zac Poonen explains how we can all learn from our failures and go on to fulfil Godísperfect plan for our lives.
Itís elementary? Well, mostly! - Godís infinite love demanded that man be set free from condemnation, reminds Suresh Manoharan.
The cross of Christ and its implications for a believer - It is the cross of Christ that enables us to recognise our true priorities as eternity lies ahead, emphasises Vivek Gundimi.
The disciple and adversity - Imanuel G. Christian explains why God allows suffering and how we should respond to it.
The way of Jesus - The best way to finish an enemy is to make him a friend. Thatís the way of Jesus, asserts Kuruvilla Chandy.
Thoughts I fought and sought - If we harbour and dwell on positive thoughts, we will act in positive ways,says Samip Baruah.
Why am I here? - As children of God, our purpose here on earth is to live for God, says Jasmine Johnson.
Poem - The spineless judge - Felix Fernandes
Crossword No. 38 - J. Fredric Dawson
Debate - Why is it dangerous ...
Character study - Ahithophel - Vijay Thangiah
Notes along the journey - First response - Oby Cherian
Word and the world - Breathless - Cyril Georgeson