News and Prophecy

A Muslim-Christian Clash Coming?

  1. 26th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, “Muslims are projected to be the world’s fastest-growing major religious group in the decades ahead” (PewForum.org, April 5, 2017). The study indicates that births to families which identify as Muslim are projected to surpass births of those who identify as Christian, especially in Europe.

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The Pacific Waste Bin

  1. 24th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

The Guardian reported on a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about Henderson Island in the Pitcairn Islands. According to researchers from Tasmania and the UK, “One of the world’s most remote places, an uninhabited coral atoll, is also one of its most polluted...

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International Clashes Increase!

  1. 22nd May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Iran and Saudi Arabia are waging an alarming battle of words. In response to threatening words from Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Iran’s defense minister stated, “If the Saudis do anything ignorant, we will leave no area untouched except Mecca and Medina” (Reuters, May 7, 2017).

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Suffering Children

  1. 19th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In South Sudan, one million children have been “internally displaced” by war and famine, and another one million children have fled the nation (EuroNews, May 9, 2017). The BBC reports that the United Nations declared a famine in South Sudan in February, the first time this declaration has been made in any country in six years (April 4, 2017).

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Floods and Drought

  1. 17th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Rivers in Britain are drying up and threatening trout and waterfowl populations, thanks to an unusually dry winter and spring (The Telegraph, May 8, 2017). On the other side of the pond in Montreal, rain and snowmelt are causing devastating floods. Thousands have been evacuated from over 100 towns and cities (BBC, May 8, 2017).

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Asian Nations Pivot Toward China

  1. 15th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“Across Asia, more and more countries are being pulled into Beijing’s orbit, with the timid stance adopted by Southeast Asian nations on the South China Sea at a weekend summit a clear sign this fundamental geostrategic shift is gathering momentum...

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Big Changes for France

  1. 12th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and his newly created political party just won the French presidential election, much to the relief of EU leaders! He is the youngest French president ever, and this will be the first elected position for the brilliant and ambitious Frenchman. Polls show Macron was elected primarily to prevent the advance of his opponent, Marie LePen,...

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Health Dangers of Tattoos

  1. 10th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“Tattoos are more popular than ever. Roughly half of millennials have one, as do 36% of Gen Xers… The number of Americans with at least one tattoo has jumped 50% in the past four years” (Time, April 5, 2017). The growing prevalence of tattoos has spawned new research into potential dangers of the practice. Research shows tattoos may interfere with both body...

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Britain-EU Relations Becoming Rocky

  1. 08th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

This week, “A German newspaper reported that after a dinner on Wednesday evening Mr Juncker accused Mrs May of being ‘deluded’ and said it was ‘more likely than not’ that Brexit talks would fail. According to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung... Mr Juncker told Mrs May ‘I’m leaving Downing Street 10 times more sceptical than I was...

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Russia and Britain Exchange Threats

  1. 05th May 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“Global defense spending has gone up for the first time since 2011. According to the World Military Expenditure Report… countries around the world spent a total of $1.68 trillion (1.56 trillion euros) on arms in 2016” (Deutsche Welle, April 24, 2017). The U.S., China and Russia led the spending. One expert observed, “Today, unlike a decade ago, actors are not...

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