Prophecy in today's headlines

The Believe System – New National ID Card Causes Concern

The idea of a National biometric ID card is stunning in itself, and the name may be even more surprising. The Believe System,an acronym for Biometric Enrollment, Locally stored Information and Electronic Verification of Employment, and it’s got many civil liberties groups concerned. A plan by Senate Democratic leaders to reform the nation’s immigration laws […]

Earth Has Entered New Age of Geological Time, Experts Say

Geologists from the University of Leicester are among four scientists- including a Nobel prize-winner — who suggest that Earth has entered a new age of geological time. The Age of Aquarius? Not quite — It’s the Anthropocene Epoch, say the scientists writing in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. And they add that the dawning […]

Global Bank Tax May Be Coming Next Year

Gordon Brown said on Wednesday the world’s leading economies were close to agreeing a global bank tax, amid hopes in Downing Street that a deal can be concluded at the G20 summit in Canada in June. Mr Brown believes that opinion has shifted decisively in favour of a globally co-ordinated tax after President Barack Obama’s […]

Fear That The End Is Near Grows – Apocalypse Bubble?

Dene McGriff wants to make sense out of the last days – the end of times. He has turned to the Bible. Others have turned to ancient calendars, prophecies and even movies. All see the same message: The end is near. McGriff, a retired Carmichael, Calif., businessman, runs a Web site called Tribulation Network, which […]

Church Giving ‘Great Sex’ Sermons Might Get Booted

A church giving sermons about sex may have to find a new home. Brevard Public School District’s risk-management department has threatened to boot New Hope Church out of Sherwood Elementary because of a worship series titled “Great Sex for You.” Church leaders mailed 25,000 fliers, asking residents “Is Your Sex Life A Bore?” The three-week […]

Billy Graham Ministry To Focus On End Time – Return of Jesus Christ

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will focus on the return of Jesus Christ and help prepare believers for life in the last days in 2009, according to a recent announcement. Writing in one of the several resources that the ministry is providing on the End Times, Rev. Billy Graham said, “People ask me, ‘Do you […]

Russia Positions Itself In Middle East

Until Russia can revitalize its naval forces to a much larger degree, its deployments to the Mediterranean contribute more to symbolic and diplomatic activity than being a viable military counterweight to NATO in the region. Yet the Black Sea Fleet in the Med is a significant show of force and a diplomatic irritant and a […]

Syria Says There May Be Possibility of Peace With Israel

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Tuesday that indirect negotiations with Israel have brought “the possibility of peace,” though the two countries still have quite a way to go toward that goal. Syria’s foreign minister said last week that the talks had not made enough headway for the two sides to hold direct negotiations. In an […]