Philadelphia Trumpet  •  January 2015  •  Volume 26, No. 1
  • Israel vs. the World
    The Jews face a bleak future alone. The next move by the Arabs, and Israel’s response, will affect us all. 
  • Features
    The Russia-China Axis Is Here
    And it is already changing the world. 
  • Living Without Spanking
    Thoughts on the public debate over corporal punishment
  • Taking Away the Punch Bowl
    The Fed threw the world’s biggest party—and it’s about to turn into a massive brawl. 
  • ‘This Too Shall Pass’
    What do you think would make you happier in the long term: winning the lottery—or permanently losing use of your legs in an accident? The answer may surprise you. 
  • Buried in Afghanistan
    America and Britain are the latest victims entombed in the graveyard of empires. 
  • Stepping Into America’s Footprint
    Germany: a country with a grown-up foreign policy 
  • What Do You Know About God?
    To most people, God is a mystery. But He need not be! 
  • Departments
    From the Editor
    America: The Attack From Within Continues
    What happens now, after elections isolated America’s president politically? 
  • Increase Your Bible IQ
    World Peace Coming Soon
    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
    Crack Open That Book
    A simple pleasure in a digital age 
  • Commentary
    Election Triumphs and False Hopes
    November’s elections in the U.S. brought Republicans big victories. Has hope and change finally come to America?