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AWAKE! June 2014 | What Makes a Good Friend?

Sadly, true friendship eludes many today. But does it have to be that way? What does it take to forge a lasting friendship? Consider the Bible’s practical advice.

Watching the World

Subjects include: a legal and moral dilemma facing fertility clinics in Canada, an interesting alternative to conventional sources of meat, and Ireland’s newly available atheist wedding services.


What Makes a Good Friend?

Most people feel it’s important to have good friends. How can you be a good friend to others? This article examines four guiding principles found in the Bible.



What happens when we die? Is there any hope of being reunited with our loved ones who have died? Consider the Bible’s comforting answers to questions about death.


Joseph Priestley

Whether writing about science or religion, Joseph Priestley rejected theories and tradition in favor of facts and truth. See how his discoveries and writings have had an influence down to this day.

Gum Disease—Are You at Risk?

Gum disease is one of the most common oral diseases in the world. What causes it? How can you know if you have it? And how can you reduce your risk of gum disease?


How to Control Spending

Don’t wait until you’ve run out of money to think about your spending habits. Learn how to take control of spending before it gets out of hand.


The Dung Beetle’s Navigation Skill

What visual navigation system does the dung beetle use? And what might humans be able to learn from it?

More Online Features

How Can I Keep My Mind Off Sex?

How can you remain chaste when your mind is on sex? Get practical help from the Bible.

What Young People Say About Cell Phones

For many teenagers, a cell phone is their social lifeline. What are the pros and cons of having one?

Moses Grows Up in Egypt

What can we learn from Moses’ early life in Egypt? Download these activities and discuss them as a family.