News and Prophecy

Eastern Nations Coalesce

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

End-time Bible prophecies indicate that a coalition of nations from east and north of Jerusalem (Daniel 11:40-44; Revelation 16:12) will bring a huge army into the Middle East to confront the armed forces of a European beast power (Revelation 9:14-16). Exactly how these prophecies will be fulfilled remains to be seen. However, as world events continue to speed...

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Multi-Speed Europe Revived

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

“French president Emmanuel Macron has revived the idea of multi-speed Europe, while announcing that he will soon make ten ‘concrete’ proposals to reform the EU after Brexit”—a plan he will reveal after the September German elections (EU Observer, August 30, 2017). Macron recently met with the prime ministers of Luxembourg and Belgium. “The three leaders—who are...

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Gender Confusion in First Grade

  1. 13th September 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Last year a male kindergarten student in California was “reintroduced” to classmates at the end of the year as a girl, with a new, feminine name. As school started back after the summer vacation, a young girl was sent to the principal’s office (typically seen as punishment in the U.S.

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More Nuclear Brinkmanship

  1. 11th September 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Last week, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan in an event North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called a “meaningful prelude to containing” Guam. He also promised more missile tests in the future (The Guardian, August 30, 2017).

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Imagine... No Religion

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

Decades ago, John Lennon imagined a world with no religion. Today, that world is becoming a reality in his own country! The British Social Attitudes survey reports that those in Britain without religion (53%) now outnumber those with religion (47%) (The Times, September 5, 2017). The percentage is even higher among young people ages 18-24.

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Hidden Costs of Smartphones

  1. 06th September 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Just 20 years ago, who would have guessed that people would develop “separation anxiety” from their smartphones? Nomophobia is the clinical name for this emotional state, and it goes hand-in-hand with the fear of being offline. Studies show that growing numbers of people experience anxiety, along with increased heart rate and blood pressure, when separated from...

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Why Europe Wants To Control the Internet

  1. 04th September 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In recent decades, the Internet has become far more than a research and communication tool—it has become a wealth-generating machine and a tool used to topple governments around the world. This fact has prompted nations to seek to control Internet commerce as well as the political power inherent in the Internet.

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Deluge in Houston!

  1. 01st September 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast over the weekend, destroying properties and drenching parts of Texas and Louisiana. One Houston county saw over 30 inches (nearly a meter) of rain in just 72 hours (Washington Post, August 28, 2017).

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Lung Cancer Doubled Among Non-Smokers

  1. 31st August 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Recent studies in the UK suggest that lung cancer rates among those who have never smoked have doubled in the last ten years, and this increase may be related to severe air pollution (The Times, August 12, 2017).

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Cholera Kills Thousands in Yemen

  1. 29th August 2017
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In the last five months, the deadly diarrheal disease known as cholera has infected over half a million people and killed about 2,000 so far—mostly children and the elderly (Deutsche Welle, August 14, 2017). The disease results from water and food supplies that are contaminated by dirty, sewage-laden water. Sadly, there is not enough clean water to improve...

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