2015-March/April

Today In Prophecy:  Cyberwarfare and Cyberterrorism

March/April – 2015 Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.   (Joel 3:10) Listen to audio In July, 2012, U.S. President Barack Obama staged an exercise in which his cabinet, homeland security, intelligence and defense officials were faced with a cyber attack on U.S. public services such as trains and water treatment plants by unknown hackers a world away.  In a Wall Street Journal editorial, Mr. Obama wrote, “The cyber threat to our nation is []

NEWS AND VIEWS MARCH APRIL 2015

Listen to audio  RELIGIOUS Technically speaking, there are four “official” religions in Russia: Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism. But given that almost 70 percent of Russians identify as adherents to the Russian Orthodox Church, it’s pretty apparent that one religion is more “official” than others. The smallest of the four is Judaism. There are fewer than 200,000 self-identified Jews in Russia today—less than the number of pagans—though the number of Russians from Jewish backgrounds who no longer identify with the religion is []

Communion or Common Union?

“The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?” (1 Corinthians 10:16) Daniel Beard Listen to audio At Memorial season we cannot help but consider the importance of these words, communion or common union.  To have a strong unity requires common interest and experience that is based on a sure foundation. What is the basis of our union, our []