Editorial: Apostasy - Jacob Ninan points out the general trend towards apostasy in the world and even in Christianity.
The martyr who stirred up a fanatic - We have become the prisoners of Christianity that is bereft of the power of Christ, states T. A. Prabhu Kiran.
The perfect sacrifice - The day of crucifixion was in Godís glorious plan to redeem the world from the bondage of sin, reminds M. G. Mathews.
Do not be cross about the cross - The Lord would not carry us, if we do not carry His cross faithfully, warns Suresh Manoharan.
Lead us not? - When the Devil sees that we are a protectorate of God, he gives up the fight, says Kuruvilla Chandy.
When God questions - In heaven, what causes God grief? What disturbs Him? What upsets Him?, asks Stanley Mehta.
Is Jerusalem the trump card in eschatology? - Godís kingdom is not of this world and His servants do not fight like the world, states Manu George.
Practical parenting for confident children - Parenting is challenging, because children have a mind of their own, but also rewarding, teaches Samson Gandhi.
The disciple and Godís sovereignty - In everything that God does, or allows, His ultimate goal and purpose is His glory, exhorts Imanuel G. Christian.
The making of Peter the disciple Ė 13 - This life as a disciple is simply sticking to the basics of following Jesus in complete obedience to Him in all situations, encourages Sandeep Poonen.
Poem - Backslidden - Felix Fernandes
Testimony - Saved from the sea - Ruth Nithya Shalom
Crossword No. 50 - J. Fredric Dawson
Word and the world - TruthĖgasping for breath! - Cyril Georgeson
Notes along the journey - On being a servant - Oby Cherian
Character - Lot - Vijay Thangiah