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Pornography Rewiring Relationships, South Africa's Future, Middle East in Prophecy--The Real Truth™: Media Lead Sheet/February 2014 Issue

WADSWORTH, Ohio, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Real Truth™, a 10-issue-per-year publication distributed free of charge around the world, has published its February 2014 issue.

"Pornography's Devastating Impact—Rewired Relationships" (p. 7)
With total revenue of the pornography industry worldwide reaching $97 billion and climbing, over 4.2 million websites, and 72 million visitors to such sites each month, pornography is clearly making its mark on mainstream culture and creating a more sexually aggressive society of individuals open to a new interpretation of what sex should be. Although it was once seen as taboo, as pornography becomes more pervasive and entrenched, many are asking: "Is it really all that bad?"

Other Articles Featured in the February 2014 Issue

"A Bright Future for South Africa—But How?" (p. 4)
In a speech given by Nelson Mandela, he optimistically stated, "We live with the hope that as she battles to remake herself, South Africa will be like a microcosm of the new world that is striving to be born." With a 25 percent unemployment rate, 31.3 percent of the population below the international poverty line, 17 percent of adults infected with HIV, and the troublesome title of the world's "rape capital," how can this nation's hope become reality? This article reveals the answer.

"Vatican Increases Focus on the Holy Land" (p. 15)
More than ever, the Catholic church is taking an intense interest in the Middle East—particularly the Holy Land, with Pope Francis meeting separately with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Such a direct interest in Mideast politics is new for the church, which has generally practiced a policy of noninvolvement.

"Nine Ways to Eat Healthfully in an Economic Downturn" (p. 21)
For many around the world, the global economic crisis has produced bitter, grinding hardship. The meltdown of late 2008 and 2009, starting with the mortgage industry, was just the beginning of a downward trend that left millions without a job or income, and in some cases, with illnesses blamed on added stress. Has the current state of the world economy squeezed your personal economy and made it challenging to eat healthfully? Even in the face of financial difficulties, you can trade convenient, empty nutrition for a diet that will promote health without breaking the bank.

"Why Should You Read the Old Testament?" (Part 2) (p. 12)
Part 1 of this series covered vital foundation regarding the relevance of the Old Testament for true Christians. It showed that instead of Jesus casting aside the Old Testament, He constantly quoted from it. In addition, the apostle Paul and other disciples used the Old Testament as the basis for their preaching. Part 2 takes an in-depth look at the reason and asks the question: was Jesus Christ's gospel a radical new teaching or can it be found throughout the entire Bible?

"The Mideast in Prophecy—Today's Unrest!" (Part 1) (p. 1)
The Middle East lies in constant turmoil. Disagreement, confusion and violence have defined this region for millennia, making the geographic area a bubbling caldron of unrest, contention, terrorism and failed attempts at peace. Humanly devised solutions never work there. Yet few understand the historical roots of the area where nations, cultures, religions, history and politics collide with prophecy—and why peace in the Middle East has remained elusive for so long.

"Harsh Winter Weather Across the Globe" (p. 32)
Early in the winter season, several regions struggled with unusually severe storms.

"Intelligence Committee: America's Terror Threat Higher Than Two Years Ago" (p. 33)
The threat of terrorist attacks on United States soil continues to grow, top officials from the House and Senate intelligence committees found. Most worrisome is the shifting trend from large-scale attacks to smaller, harder-to-prevent events.

To receive a free hardcopy subscription of The Real Truth or review the magazine's vast library of archived articles, visit www.realtruth.org.

About The Real Truth:
Tailored after the former Plain Truth magazine produced by the Worldwide Church of God under Herbert W. Armstrong, The Real Truth—its successor—continues to tackle seemingly unanswerable topics, providing answers and solutions from a spiritual perspective. The magazine is backed by a history of quality and excellence, as well as a loyal group of financial supporters. It is produced by The Restored Church of God®, a nonprofit organization devoted to teaching Christ's gospel—the GOOD NEWS of the coming KINGDOM OF GOD.

About David C. Pack:
Founder and Pastor General of The Restored Church of God, Editor-in-Chief of The Real Truth magazine, and voice of The World to Come™ program, David C. Pack has reached many millions around the globe with the most powerful truths of the Bible—unknown to almost all. He has authored 80 books and booklets, personally established over 50 congregations, and appeared as a guest on The History Channel. Mr. Pack attended Ambassador College in Pasadena, California, entered the Worldwide Church of God ministry in 1971, and was personally trained by its founder, Herbert W. Armstrong.

About The Restored Church of God:
With its Headquarters in Wadsworth, Ohio, The Restored Church of God announces the unknown, but ultimate message of hope to all nations. The Church, which has congregations in over 50 countries spanning six continents, freely distributes many millions of books, booklets and articles across the globe annually—many of which are available in nine languages—and has the world's most extensive biblically based websites: www.rcg.org, www.realtruth.org and www.worldtocome.org.

SOURCE The Restored Church of God

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