News and Prophecy

Nuclear-Armed India and Pakistan Clash

  1. 08th March 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Last week Pakistan claimed to have shot down two of India’s military jets and captured one pilot, increasing the friction between these two nuclear powers. In turn, India demanded the return of its pilot, confirming the loss of its MiG-21 fighter jet. The confrontation is over the disputed territory of Kashmir. Since their independence from Britain in 1947, the...

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Religion and Depression

  1. 04th March 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

A 2012 study showed that those who believe that religion or spirituality are “highly important” are less likely to be depressed than those who do not hold this belief—even among those with a family history of depression (American Journal of Psychiatry, January 2012). New brain research shows that religion and spirituality cause changes in neurological structures...

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Will Russia Aim Missiles at the U.S. Again?

  1. 01st March 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

The Cold War ended in 1989 when the Berlin Wall was torn down, and with Russia’s “opening” to the West. That thaw in relations led to the dismantling of the Soviet Union and even some of its former “satellite nations” joining NATO. Thirty years later, we are witnessing a re-freezing of relations between Russia and the West.

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500,000 Cattle Die in Queensland

  1. 25th February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Following nearly a decade of drought, Queensland received much needed rain last month—rain that has brought with it more disaster (CNN, February 13, 2019)! The devastating rains on the parched land brought tremendous flooding that subsequently drowned and starved almost a half-million head of cattle. Photos from the air show dead cows huddled together to avoid...

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War in the Caribbean?

  1. 22nd February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

flags of Venezuela and Guyana with a map of South America and an explosion December saw a unique turn of events in Guyana’s government. A quick party switch by one MP in a no-confidence vote brought down the entire government (Judicial Watch, February 6, 2019). Allegations of corruption and bribery are flying, and the MP responsible fled to Canada after attempting to purchase $1,000,000 worth of gold.

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Billion Oysters Project Aims to Save New York Harbor

  1. 18th February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

New York Harbor has been highly polluted for decades—so polluted that its marine life has been greatly depleted (CNN, January 17, 2019). Many ideas have been considered to restore the health of the harbor, and one organization is actively working to do this by reintroducing oysters into the ecosystem. So far, the Billion Oyster Project has “restored about 30...

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Saudi Arabia’s Ballistic Missile Project

  1. 15th February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Experts believe Saudi Arabia is testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles at a military base deep within the country’s borders (Times of Israel, January 26, 2019). “The November satellite images show what appear to be structures big enough to build and fuel ballistic missiles.

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“Once in a Century” Flooding in Australia

  1. 11th February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

flooding in Queensland and salt-water crocodiles Queensland in northeastern Australia is experiencing devastating flooding. More than 20,000 homes are at risk of inundation as floodwaters engulf neighborhoods—even bringing displaced saltwater crocodiles!

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Russia, India, Iran, and China

  1. 08th February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

The flags of Russia, India, China and Iran Strategic Culture recently published a sobering article titled “Russia, China, India and Iran: The Magic Quadrant That Is Changing the World” (January 25, 2019). The article states that the relationship between these four Eurasian nations has developed as a reaction to the global decisions and actions of the United States and other Western nations.

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Severe Drought Hits Australia

  1. 04th February 2019
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In the South Australian summer, extreme heat is normal. But  The Guardian reports that the heat this summer has been far more severe than usual—recently reaching a record-breaking 49.5° Celsius (120° F) just north of Adelaide (AFP, January 24, 2019).

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