Decaying Society

Individuals, human society, and even the earth itself are being devastated by human choices. The changes that have brought this about are often subtle and gradual. In the midst of the only society we have ever known, can we recognize its errors and choose a path of restoration? These articles share many insights on this question.

If there is anything in nature that helps us understand the workings of the evil ruler of this world, it is the fearsome spider. An awesome predator, the spider methodically weaves its web in the well-traveled pathways. Then it lies in wait for an unsuspecting traveler to get caught in its sticky...
At every turn we feel beset with troubles… something deep in the character of us human beings seems to make it almost impossible to get along with one another. Friendship goes only so far before we start to see things in one another that separate us. Finally we end up drifting apart from even those...
The porcupines all lived in the evergreen forest, contentedly munching away day after day at the bark of various trees. It was pleasant in the evergreen forest, and none of the porcupines had any complaints.
Our Creator alone knows what man is for, why He NEEDS man... And why He created them to be "Man", Male and Female...
If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do? (Psalm 11:3) Human beings have moral instincts, and the knowledge that “He who spares his rod hates his son, but he who loves him disciplines him promptly,”1 is one of them. That knowledge is in the Book of Proverbs, but it has also...
“Come together!” was the cry that became a Movement in the ’60s. It was in the heart of a whole generation, fueled by a desire for a love we sensed was possible and a justice we knew the world needed. Woodstock in 1969 offered the hope that people could actually come together and love one another,...
Since the promoters of compulsory education do not have history, decency, common sense, and certainly not educational achievement on their side, force is the only way such activists can achieve their goal...
If human greatness is a matter of scale and glitter, then no doubt Alexander the Great is at the apex of human greatness.1 So wrote the historian H.G. Wells of the man whose brief career historians regard as marking an epoch in human history. Imagine the breath taking awesomeness of being known...
We have to remember the deep roots of post war American culture established in the 50s in order to really understand the social, political, and spiritual upheaval of the 60s in the United States and its effect throughout the world. The end of World War II marked a turning point, one that...

The Twelve Tribes is a confederation of twelve self-governing tribes, composed of self-governing communities. We are disciples of the Son of God whose name in Hebrew is Yahshua. We follow the pattern of the early church in Acts 2:44 and 4:32, truly believing everything that is written in the Old and New Covenants of the Bible, and sharing all things in common.