News and Prophecy

Death by Plastic!

  1. 18th June 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

a beach strewn with plastic garbage The amount of plastic waste in our environment is skyrocketing worldwide, and it is having a devastating impact. In Thailand, a pilot whale recently died “after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags” (The Guardian, June 2, 2018). Experts estimate that over 100,000 marine animals die each year as a result of plastic ingestion.

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Is America Pushing Europe Together?

  1. 15th June 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

two people with stars and stripes pushing two giant puzzle pieces together that make up the EU flag While commentators in the media and government debate the consequences of rapidly developing world events, Bible prophecies provide unique insights about the future that are missing from these discussions. The Bible predicts the rise of a European “beast” power at the end of the age. This “beast” will be a political and religiously supported entity that will...

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Unthankfulness Is the Norm

  1. 11th June 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

man and woman arguing Have you noticed that in today’s fast-paced and self-centered society, few people take time to say “thank you” or show appreciation? Others have noticed as well. Recent research based on recordings of more than 1,000 conversations in eight languages revealed that very few people express appreciation when others help them out.

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Human Attempts at Peace

  1. 08th June 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

collage of war scenes and a dove of peace in the crosshairs We live in the twenty-first century—nearly 29 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall—and nations are moving away from democratic governments and reverting to hardline leaders with dictatorial and tyrannical tendencies (Washington Post, March 20, 2018).

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Freedom from Bondage?

  1. 04th June 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Women the world over are choosing career over family, encouraged by the ideas that women should live for themselves and avoid the bondage of marriage and family—or at least delay it! This trend is contributing to decreasing fertility rates around the globe—often to below replacement levels.

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Sweden Prepares for War

  1. 01st June 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

For the first time in more than 50 years, Sweden will send war-preparation packets to their entire population of 4.8 million households (The Guardian, May 21, 2018).

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Unity in Asia?

  1. 28th May 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

America’s involvement on the Korean peninsula could have unforeseen consequences. “In the first trilateral talks since 2015, the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea sent a powerful message of unity in the push to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons” (Deutsche Welle, May 9, 2018). During their talks, the three discussed a “free trade” pact between...

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Muslims: “Move as One”!

  1. 25th May 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

This is the call from Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the recent opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and what he called a “massacre” in Gaza (National Review, May16, 2018). President Erdogan called for a summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation and a unification of these nations using the Gaza situation as its catalyst.

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Newsweek reports that STI rates in California have risen 45 percent in five years. Syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia are the most prevalent diseases (May 15, 2018). Due to the spike in syphilis rates, stillbirths in California have reached their highest number since 1995. However, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting epidemic numbers...

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U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

  1. 18th May 2018
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Against a backdrop of protests and attempts by Palestinians to breach a border wall regulating entry into Israel—with a crowd that included a large number of known terrorists—and the subsequent killing of 60 Palestinians (Times of Israel, May 15, 2018), the U.S.

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