Deadly Antibiotic Resistance—Dangers Ahead

Britain’s Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) just put out a new warning about antibiotic resistance (The Guardian, November 7, 2018). Although antibiotic resistance warnings have been sounded for decades, the new, heavily researched OECD estimates are sobering. “More than 90,000 people in Britain will die over the next three decades unless action is […]

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The Power of Servant Leadership

Many companies are turning away from a leadership model based on “charm and charisma”—thanks to the realization that effective leaders tend to have more humility. As the Wall Street Journal recently reported, “Humility is a core quality of leaders who inspire close teamwork, rapid learning and high performance in their teams.… Humble people tend to […]

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Merkel to Step Down

Due to “plummeting polls, an unpopular and ineffective coalition, dire performances in recent state elections and increasingly acrimonious in-fighting among her centre-right alliance,” Angela Merkel agreed to step down in 2021, at the end of her current term, after 13 years as Germany’s chancellor (The Guardian, November 3, 2018). Next month she will begin her […]

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God’s Way Works!

Sociologists have known for years that the fewer number of sexual partners one has before marriage, the lower the odds of divorce after marriage. New research from the Institute for Family Studies now shows that the fewer number of sexual partners before marriage, the happier the marriage relationship (The Atlantic, October 22, 2018)! In fact, […]

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Another Disaster Ahead?

Earlier this year, Japanese scientists from the Kobe Ocean Bottom Exploration Center discovered a massive lava dome 30 miles from the southern tip of Japan’s main southern island of Kyushu. The dome stands 2,000 feet high, has a diameter of six miles and currently sits just 100 feet below the ocean’s surface. The dome is […]

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Record Floods and Fires

Recent historic rains brought major flooding to Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey (Reuters, August 14, 2018). This was the second time in a month many in this region experienced severe flooding. Also, this past summer, California’s forest fires destroyed large swaths of land and thousands of structures (Newsweek, August 20, 2018). The fires drew […]

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Great Faith in Very Little

Atheistic scientists’ belief that “there is no God” requires great faith. Many of them cite the inability to “see” God and they use human reasoning to justify their stance. That a spirit-composed God and His angels are not “observable” is at the center of their arguments. And thus, they attempt to explain the existence of […]

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Men vs. Women in Canadian University Athletics!

The governing authority regulating sports in most Canadian universities recently approved a new policy allowing male athletes who “identify” as female to compete against biological females. No surgery or hormone replacement is necessary to participate. According to Life Site, Gwendolyn Landolt, national vice-president of Real Women of Canada, stated that such a policy is irrational […]

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Germany-Israel Alliance Is Strong

During a recent visit to Israel, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Following their talks, both shared positive comments with the press (Times of Israel, October 4, 2018). Chancellor Merkel discussed Israel’s “Jewish nation-state” law, and clearly stated German support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mrs. Merkel […]

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Global Hunger Is Still Increasing!

A new United Nations study reports that “821 million people globally were undernourished in 2017—about one person in every nine. And nearly 151 million under-fives—22% of the global total—have their growth stunted by poor nutrition” (BBC, September 11, 2018). Experts say increasing weather extremes, increasing global conflicts and increasing violence are all to blame for […]

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