5 • Grace Is a Five-Letter WordSome of the important things in life are so close that we look right past them.
8 • Finding His ReligionBeing a finalist on American Idol helped bring Rickey Smith back to his Adventist roots.
12 • Politically CarrotPastor Karl Haffner, our new online columnist, takes a closer look at contemporary issues.
13 • My Private Quarrel With GodTrying to understand God takes time and patience--lots of patience.
25 • In a PanicIt may or may not be all in our heads.