• Satellite photo of the Persian Gulf with the Strait of Hormuz marked.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Strait of Hormuz Update

    Will a massive show of force in the Persian Gulf deter Iranian plans or create more dangers? Consider these recent news items. As a follow-up to our posts “Strait of Hormuz: A... Read More

  • U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed in Benghazi, Libya, Sept. 11, 2012.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Growing Wave of Anti-American Anger

    Diplomats have valiantly tried to protect American interests in troubled areas. The anti-American attack in Libya shows the failure of these efforts. The killing of U.S. Ambassador... Read More

  • Hope in the midst of trials is like light at the end of a tunnel.

    Insights Into Changing Your Life

    Hope in the Midst of Trials

    As the one-year anniversary of my husband’s death approaches, I realize I have learned many painful lessons. Here’s what I’m learning about hope. In the last year since my... Read More

  • Map of the South China Sea showing the disputed Paracel Islands and Spratly Islands (Wikimedia Commons).

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    South China Sea Dispute

    Tiny islands have become the focus of heated disputes between Asian countries great and small. What might it mean for the United States and the world? Over recent weeks, long-simmering... Read More

  • Unemployment job search

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Youth Unemployment Crisis

    Youth unemployment is reaching record levels around the world. Is the seemingly hopeless situation creating a lost generation and sowing the seeds of more unrest? The 2008-2009 economic... Read More

  • Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Update on Food Prices Rising

    Today's Wall Street Journal reports: "Urgent action is needed to ensure rising world food prices don't turn into a catastrophe, the United Nations said Tuesday, but it cautioned that panic... Read More

  • Let your words be like silver boxes with bows on top—gifts of encouragement.

    Insights Into Relationships

    Gifts of Encouragement: Silver Boxes

    We can give verbal gifts of encouragement in many different ways. Perhaps these thoughts from little children and from the Bible will help. I was recently looking through some books in my... Read More

  • Few freshmen recognize the biblical reference to the Good Samaritan.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Mindset List Shows What America Has Lost

    Beloit College’s Mindset List provides another indication that America is moving further from God and the Bible. What can we do to stop the slide? Each year a much-watched list created... Read More

  • Cell phones provide an interesting analogy to the question: Is God listening?

    Insights Into God & the Bible

    Is God Listening?

    Sometimes it seems like God is not listening. But communication is a two-way street. Have we checked our end of the connection? With widespread problems blanketing the world, many wonder: Is... Read More

  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Israel “a cancerous tumor” that will “soon be excised.” (Wikimedia Commons photo by Daniella Zalcman)

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Will Israel Attack Iran Before November?

    Is Israel about to make a preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities? If so, what will that mean to the Middle East region and to the world? When Israel became a nation in 1948,... Read More

  • Does God care about small stuff like a ring?

    Insights Into God & the Bible

    Does God Care About the Small Stuff?

    Will God provide only for our needs, but not for our wants or desires? Should we only pray about our needs and no more? Does God care about small things? Sometimes when we are going through... Read More

  • How much do we value others?

    Insights Into Relationships

    How Much Do We Value Others?

    Have you heard the story of Sarita? She believed she was worth nothing, and there was no point in trying to change things. Was there any hope for her? Sarita would walk with her shoulders... Read More


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