News and Prophecy

The Future of Britain?

  1. 18th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

A recent Economist article entitled “Little England or Great Britain?”  suggests that Britain faces two choices: to either rebuild its greatness or continue its decline on the world scene (November 9, 2013). Coming events that will impact this future include: the vote on Scottish independence in 2014, a British referendum on EU membership in 2017, along with...

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Putin and Merkel: World’s Most Powerful People.

  1. 15th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

According to a Forbes magazine ranking, “Russian leader Vladimir Putin has trumped US President Barack Obama as the most powerful man in the world, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel retains her title as the world’s most powerful woman” (EU Observer, October 31, 2013).

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U.K. Legal System Freed from Christianity.

  1. 13th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In a recent address to U.K. family lawyers, the Family Division’s president commented “Happily for us, the days are past when the business of judges was the enforcement of morals or religious beliefs” (The Times, October 30, 2013).

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Whom Will France Support?

  1. 11th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

As core nations in the EU seek to form a European military, Britain and France are formulating other plans. “Britain is forging ahead on military co-operation with France, while warning about EU ‘interference’ on defence. The two countries are the EU’s leading military powers… They are also the most hawkish.

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Jews to Pray on the Temple Mount?

  1. 08th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“An Israeli parliamentary committee held a heated debate Monday on whether to begin allowing Jews to pray on what they call the Temple Mount, the compound housing [the] Al-Aqsa mosque” (Agence France-Presse, November 4, 2013). The meeting was repeatedly interrupted by Arabs and resulted in no progress.

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Perverting Justice.

  1. 06th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Millions are upset over the brutal gang rape of a teenage girl in Kenya. Three of the men convicted of the crime were sentenced to mow the lawn around the police compound and then were released (Yahoo News, October 28, 2013).

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Western Access Through the Arctic!

  1. 04th November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

With the thawing “northeast passage,” sea travel has increased through the Arctic. “Last year 46 ships sailed the route. More than 400 are expected this year.” Some estimate that the trading power of this Arctic passage could rival the Suez Canal—linking trade between Europe and Asia (The Times, September 17, 2013). At the same time, “The Russian Navy is moving...

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U.S. Spying Implications.

  1. 01st November 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Nations spy on other nations—they have for a very long time—and most national leaders understand this (BBC, October 26, 2013). However, this fact does not make it acceptable to those being spied upon, nor does it make it right. In recent weeks, it has become clear that the U.S.

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3D Organ Printing and No Need for God!

  1. 30th October 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

For several years, scientists have used a person’s own stem cells to slowly grow replacement organs in an artificial environment (Live Science, September 24, 2013). Simple organs like skin, tracheas and bladders, with a person’s own DNA, have been grown and transplanted into patients—with no rejection effects! Regenerative medicine is now developing 3D printers...

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Churches Without God.

  1. 28th October 2013
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

A new Sunday Assembly “community group” recently began in London with the goal of encouraging people to “do good” to others. (The Times, September 16, 2013). Its “service” includes singing, music and taking up donations. “Modelled on church but with no mention of God or even a higher power, it began as an idea on Facebook with a handful of supporters… At the...

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