Prophecy in today's headlines

Bees in freefall as study shows sharp US decline

The abundance of four common species of bumblebee in the US has dropped by 96% in just the past few decades, according to the most comprehensive national census of the insects. Scientists said the alarming decline, which could have devastating implications for the pollination of both wild and farmed plants, was likely to be a […]

Frito-Lay Won’t Pull Controversial Christian Parody Doritos Commercial

In what may be another ad campaign gone awry, Doritos is featuring a new Super Bowl advertisement in which a priest, searching for ways to return to the church, has a supposedly brilliant idea: Replacing the host wafer with a Dorito. While the denomination of the church is unclear, what is clear is that most […]

The Danger of a Global Double Dip Recession Is Real

The modern world has for centuries been dominated economically, intellectually, and physically by the civilization that arose in Western Europe in the wake of the Renaissance and Reformation and spread across the Atlantic. Will that one day be seen as a passing phenomenon doomed to ascend ever upward and then slowly fizzle out like a […]

Parents Pull Son Out of New Hampshire School Over Assigned Book

A New Hampshire couple has pulled their son out of his local high school after the teen was assigned a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a “wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist.” Aimee Taylor says her oldest son, 16-year-old Jordan Henderson, was required to read “Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America,” […]

Next Debt Crisis May Start in Washington

The US needs to take urgent action to cut its debt in order to prevent the next financial crisis, which may start in Washington, Sheila Bair, chair of the Federal Deposits Insurance Corp. (FDIC) wrote in an editorial in the Washington Post. The federal debt has doubled over the past seven years, to almost $14 […]

Turning Churches Against Israel

“With God on Our Side,” the new anti-Israel movie produced by an evangelical pastor and aimed at evangelical audiences, is touring America this month, with anti-Israel British Anglican priest Stephen Sizer in tow. On October 27, it was originally going to be screened in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, doubtless hoping to appeal to young […]

Drug-resistant Superbugs Hit 35 States, Spread Worldwide

USA Today reports that bacteria that are able to survive every modern antibiotic are cropping up in many U.S. hospitals and are spreading outside the USA, public health officials say. The bugs, reported by hospitals in more than 35 states, typically strike the critically ill and are fatal in 30% to 60% of cases. Israeli […]

New TV Show Aims to End ‘Discrimination’ Against Polygamy

The stars of a controversial new  television show are gearing up to help change America’s idea of the family, encourage an end to what they call “discrimination” and promote legal acceptance of a new definition of marriage. But this Utah family is not concerned about redefining marriage as between two men or two women, but […]