The Rise (Again) of Nations

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The last few decades have seen the rise of globalism as a prime factor in international relations. But the pendulum is swinging back toward nationalism.


National Identity: Man's Invention or God's Creation?

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Domestic and foreign policy formulations derive from what a nation's people think about themselves. But do we invent our self-image, or did God create it?


The Dream of a United States of Europe

'WorldWatch' by David C. Grabbe

Birth rates, defense expenditures, welfare spending vs. wealth creation — everything we use to gauge the health of empires suggests that Europe's fire has gone out.


The Lisbon Treaty and the Future of Europe

'WorldWatch' by David C. Grabbe

What are the ramifications of an EU with the power and authority to act as a cohesive whole? Will the members choose to act in a united fashion?


Brexit—An Unlikely Getaway

'WorldWatch' by Joseph B. Baity

A sizable slice of the British people, most of them average citizens, have always distrusted the EU's encroachment on British sovereignty.


The European Financial Crisis

'WorldWatch' by David C. Grabbe

The nations of Europe are currently in no position to take advantage of the global financial crisis and become a world superpower.


Globalism (Part Seven): The Countertide Rolls In

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Even though the march of globalism seems irresistible, the pendulum has swung and tribalism is rearing its head in many parts of the globe.


Globalism (Part Twelve): It Shall Never Be

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Though the nations of this world are pushing for global economics and government, God's Word shows that mankind will NOT succeed.


Globalism (Part One): Founded on Fear and Faithlessness

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

What is globalism? Where is it headed? Does it have a balancing counterpart? Who is driving it? What does it have to do with the prophecies of the end time?


America's Cosmopolitan Elites

CGG Weekly by Charles Whitaker (1944-2021)

The profile of a "cosmocrat" includes his open-armed embrace of tolerance, diversity, inclusiveness, and universalism. He seeks to be all things to all people.


The American Faith

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Most people do not consider patriotism to be a kind of faith, but it has every possibility of being or becoming one, especially to those who have become disaffected.


Today's Christianity (Part Three): Southern Christianity's Impact on America

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Though secularists tried to use immigration policy to sideline Christianity, it backfired. God has used their scheme to accomplish His own purposes.


Destroying America From Within (Part Two)

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

Recently, 'Christians Against Nationalism' published a set of 'Interfaith Principles,' suggesting that any religion is acceptable—and thus denying Christ.


The Present and Future Crisis (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The United States' enormous debt, coupled with its escalating trade deficit, is inevitably leading to what economist call economic Armageddon.


The Perils of Populism

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Americans have rushed to support various populist candidates for President, but history proves that populism has a tendency to spin out of control.


Letting Go (Part One)

Sermonette by Joseph B. Baity

Fearing the end of something we thoroughly know and have become emotionally attached to may be every bit as terrifying as facing the unknown.