Prophecy in today's headlines

Artificial Life Breakthrough Announced by Scientists

Scientists in the US have succeeded in developing the first synthetic living cell. The researchers constructed a bacterium’s “genetic software” and transplanted it into a host cell. The resulting microbe then looked and behaved like the species “dictated” by the synthetic DNA. The advance, published in Science, has been hailed as a scientific landmark, but […]

Russia Says May Build Nuclear Power Plant in Syria

Russia may help build a nuclear power plant in Syria, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told Reuters on Tuesday as the Kremlin moved to strengthen ties with a Soviet-era ally in the Middle East. On the first state visit to Syria by a Kremlin chief since the Bolshevik Revolution, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev played up […]

Underwater Oil Gusher A Massive Crisis No One Imagined

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico presents British Petroleum with a problem of unprecedented severity — a limitless gush in deep waters — forcing the company to grasp for fixes to a problem that it never envisioned. The problem with the spill that followed the Deepwater Horizon explosion is that it isn’t a […]

Millennial Generation and Christianity, What’s Missing?

A new study shows that while many young adults are spiritual, they have mixed views and beliefs about basic biblical principles. The report conducted by LifeWay Research of the Southern Baptist Convention examined the religious views and practices of American “millennials” — those who were born between 1980 and 1991. According to the survey, 65 […]

Saved At The Altar While Tornado Levels Church

I saw this news story and thought, there’s a sermon in this. One church and several houses in Yazoo City were reduced to rubble due to the tornado on Saturday. In the church, a painter working inside was saved when he dived under the altar. The church was leveled around him, but the painter only […]

Iceland Volcano Eruption Melts Glacier, Causes Floods

Iceland’s second volcano eruption in less than a month melted part of a glacier and caused heavy flooding on Wednesday, forcing up to 800 people to evacuate and grounding some flights over Norway. “We have two heavy floods coming out from the melting of the Eyjafjallajokull glacier,” local police spokesman Roegnvaldur Olafsson told AFP from […]

Was Baja Earthquake A Warning of Something Greater?

According to many, there was something different about the 7.2 earthquake that struck the California-Mexico border on Easter Sunday. This earthquake appeared to strike with a fury, shaking an entire mountain range as seen and recorded on video by several witnesses. Then there were the reports of houses actually sinking near the epicenter as water […]

Gay Day of Silence a Waste of Tax Dollars, Critics Say

Thousands of public schools nationwide will allow students affiliated with a gay and lesbian advocacy group to sponsor an anti-bullying “Day of Silence” on Friday, a demonstration some socially conservative family organizations say is a disruptive waste of taxpayer dollars and a reason to keep kids out of school. GLSEN — the Gay, Lesbian and […]