The Rise of the Caliphate

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The Islamic State, formed in 1999 and commonly known as 'al-Qaeda in Iraq,' is a Sunni Muslim jihadist group with a hardline ideology and global aspirations.


Behind the Scandal

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Many Americans have reached the nadir of morality and inhumanity described in Hosea 4:1-2. How much lower can we go and still function as a civil society?


March Madness

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

As many as 20 men, most of North African descent, bombed train stations during the morning rush hour, killing 201 and wounding more than 1,400 people.


The Fractured Middle East

'WorldWatch' by David C. Grabbe

Westerners tend to put all Muslims in a box as a unified front. The reality, though, is that Islam is as fractured and sectarian as any other religion.


The Handwriting Is on the Wall (2002)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

In this keynote address of the 2002 Feast of Tabernacles, John Ritenbaugh focuses upon the prophecy of Deuteronomy 28:42-49 concerning the curse of the stranger rising higher and higher above us, displacing our Israelitish culture with an alien Gentile culture. Like leaven in bread dough, the minority alien cultures, further …