Philadelphia Trumpet  •  March 2015  •  Volume 26, No. 3
  • From the Editor
    The Deadly Dangerous U.S.-Cuba Deal
    Is the Roman Catholic Church trying to establish a strategic foothold 90 miles from American soil? And if so, why?
  • Features
    How Cheap Gas Is Changing the World
    The plunging price of oil is setting off more than grins at the gas station. It is having massive geopolitical effects that you need to know about. 
  • Dependent
    How the nanny state is ruining America
  • Living on Triple-Crème Gourmet Government Cheese
    Many Americans abuse welfare. That’s bad for taxpayers, but it’s even worse for the abusers. 
  • Has America Been Influenced by Communism?
    Many today ridicule prior generations’ concern over Communist infiltration. But current trends are bringing that concern back into focus. 
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Blessed Union
    Marriage has been in decline for decades, yet it still remains the best, happiest, healthiest relationship—not only for the adults but also for the children they create. Check the facts.
  • The Welfare System That Works
    What real compassion for the poor looks like 
  • Three Misconceptions About Bible Prophecy
    Do you believe any of them? 
  • The Amazing Durability of the Russians
    The ruble is collapsing. The people are hurting. Western analysts predict another sea change. What does history say?
  • Departments
    Increase Your Bible IQ
    Making Right Decisions
    The Philadelphia Trumpet, in conjunction with the Herbert W. Armstrong College Bible Correspondence Course, presents this brief excursion into the fascinating study of the Bible. Simply turn to and read in your Bible each verse given in answer to the questions. You will be amazed at the new understanding gained from this short study!
  • WorldWatch
  • SocietyWatch
  • Principles of Living
    A Secret to Happiness
    Learn not just to cope with frustrations, but to actually appreciate them.
  • Commentary
    Choose: Hard Work? Or Comfy Gratification?
    Why the counterintuitive choice is the right one