Our advanced communications, which have allowed globalism, are also bringing about tribalism. Rather than uniting everyone, they are dividing.
John Ritenbaugh, suggesting that we have an ambivalent attitude to change, resisting it when it upsets our equilibrium or desiring it when we are in dire straits, proclaims that God deliberately places change in our lives to bring about spiritual growth toward perfection. The second law of thermodynamics teaches us that all …
Though the nations of this world are pushing for global economics and government, God's Word shows that mankind will not succeed. Charles Whitaker makes the case that only Jesus Christ will be able to make world government work.
Globalism has an equal and opposite counterpart: tribalism. Charles Whitaker explains what tribalism is and how it affects the world and the church.
Prophecy shows God scattering His people for their sins. It appears He will scatter them into small fragments, perhaps even down to individuals alone.
Globalism is not just an economic phenomenon, but it is also a strong political and military movement—and America's military gives it its teeth! Charles Whitaker provides historical background the America's warrior culture and how it is used today.
Most people think globalism is the same everywhere, but Charles Whitaker says, "Not so!" The European form is quite different from its American cousin. The difference lies in the roots of traditional European religion and government. Also contains the inset article, "European Government 101."
Even though the march of globalism seems irresistible, tribalism is rearing its head in many parts of the globe. Charles Whitaker also shows that tribalism played a major role in Israel's history of rebellion.
What will the first decade of the new millennium bring? The outlook for 2000 and beyond hinges on how America handles its role as sole superpower.
Globalism, as it comes in contact with tribalism, often causes conflict because the two systems are incompatible. Charles Whitaker also explains how globalism, China and prophecy collide in the last days.
The nation cannot continue as it is. The questions that remain are: How long do we have? How bad is it going to get? What will our nation look like afterward?
Western society is looking to technology, medicine and government for solutions to its seemingly unsolvable problems, looking everywhere but up.
The book of Hebrews resonates for the church of God at this time due to the strong parallels between our circumstances and those of the first century church.
John Ritenbaugh indicates the phrase in Daniel 12:4 about 'running to and fro' could apply both to literal speedy travel and feeling overwhelmed, both interpretations directly influenced by technology. Even with technology, diversity and multiculturalism create insoluble problems. Diverse cultures separate peoples, causing …
Our carnal natures must be displaced by God's Holy Spirit, motivating us to refrain from causing offense, but freely forgiving others as God has forgiven us.
David Grabbe, cuing in on Ecclesiastes 3:1-3, reminds us that God has designed sequential seasons in which various events occur as a part of a long-term plan. God plans the season; we only get to choose whether and how to respond. There is a time to gather and a time to throw away; there is a time to embrace and a time to …
An irrational fear of loss prevents the development of agape love — we fear that keeping God's commandments will cause us to lose something valuable.
As God's instruction manual, the Bible contains the answers and guidance we need in times of trouble. Scripture reflects His mind more than any other resource.