America’s Alarming Health Trends

America’s Alarming Health Trends

News and Prophecy Staff

Public health experts are concerned. “Despite spending more on health care than any other country, the United States has seen increasing mortality and falling life expectancy for people ages 25 to 64, who should be in the prime of their lives” (MSN, November 26, 2019).

Initial Publication Date: 
12/06/2019 – 1:00am

Macron Makes Waves in Europe

Macron Makes Waves in Europe

News and Prophecy Staff

Since French President Emmanuel Macron came to power as a Eurocentric change agent, he has passionately advocated for a stronger Europe and consistently pushed for greater centralization of European power. A Deutsche Welle article stated that Mr. Macron commented in a recent interview on how “US leadership caused the ‘brain death’ of NATO” (November 10, 2019). In Germany, both Chancellor Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas have publicly disagreed with Mr.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/25/2019 – 1:00am

Even More Fires!

Even More Fires!

News and Prophecy Staff

In California, wildfires continue to burn and destroy homes and property. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes as strong winds and dry conditions fan fires to ever greater intensities. Planned blackouts, designed to reduce the risk of fire due to faulty electrical equipment, have also put millions of people in the dark.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/22/2019 – 1:00am

The Most Important Election

The Most Important Election

J. Davy Crockett III

The Western world exerts tremendous energy and spends huge amounts of money on political elections. It seems like the campaigning never stops. Since money is “the mother’s milk of politics,” there are endless fundraising events bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars or euros or pounds, or whatever is the national currency. All forms of media are used to promote the bid for office—and the power that goes with it. Inordinate sums of money are spent to win elections to offices that may have relatively modest pay.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/20/2019 – 6:00am

The Sins of Prejudice, Partiality, and Partisanship

The Sins of Prejudice, Partiality, and Partisanship

Roger Meyer

These three words—prejudice, partiality, and partisanship—are related terms that describe a biased and negative mindset and approach towards another person. The usual result is intolerance of and hostility towards that person.

In this context, prejudice is a strong dislike of someone solely based on preconceived notions or assumptions about race, ethnicity, age, sex, religion, or other categories. It can also be a strong preference, favoritism, or showing partiality for someone. Partisanship is one-sided sectarianism or factionalism.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/16/2019 – 1:00am

America’s Religious Decline

America’s Religious Decline

News and Prophecy Staff

According to interview data recently released by the PEW Research Center, the percentage of Americans labeling themselves as “Christian” has fallen significantly in the last ten years (October 17, 2019). In addition, significantly fewer attend church services regularly.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/18/2019 – 1:00am

The Need for Justice

The Need for Justice

News and Prophecy Staff

On October 14, thirteen state police officers in Mexico’s western state of Michoacán were ambushed and massacred by a fast-growing local drug cartel (The Guardian, November 5, 2019). The police were outnumbered, outgunned, and wore subpar protective gear.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/15/2019 – 1:00am

Talking to Children Helps Them Learn

Talking to Children Helps Them Learn

News and Prophecy Staff

Many are aware that reading to young children helps their brains develop. A host of recent research studies have further highlighted the positive impact that conversation with young children has on their learning and brain development (BBC, October 1, 2019). It is not enough for children just to hear conversation occurring around them, and it is not the number of words they hear that matters most.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/11/2019 – 1:00am

What Connects Britain, Israel, and the United States?

What Connects Britain, Israel, and the United States?

News and Prophecy Staff

In September, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Luxembourg to discuss Brexit strategy with his European counterparts. While there, he cancelled a press conference in order to avoid the jeers of an angry crowd. Luxembourg’s prime minister carried on the press conference anyway, with Johnson’s chair left empty, in a clear attempt to discredit Johnson (The Guardian, September 17, 2019). In response to the fiasco, U.S.

Initial Publication Date: 
11/08/2019 – 2:00am

Man’s Need for Purpose

What drives you to get out of bed in morning? It’s a simple enough question, but is it one you’ve paused to consider? Do you get out of bed just because it’s a habit to do so, or do you wake with a purpose to carry out each and every day? The symptoms of a society without purpose and direction are evident all around us. Lack of meaning in life is a scourge which is tearing through the Western World leaving broken families, crushed communities and lost lives in its wake. The plain truth is that people thrive when they have purpose; that life itself is not absent meaning.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 – 12:15am
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