In The News – 25th January 2016

In The News Links to interesting articles elsewhere Netanyahu to Hamas: Israel Will Strike With ‘Greater Force’ Than 2014 War if Attacked from Tunnels February 1, 2016 Israel will respond more forcefully than it did during 2014’s Operation Protective Edge if it is attacked from the Gaza Strip’s terror tunnels, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday. Netanyahu, speaking to the annual meeting of Israel’s ambassadors Continue Reading

2016 – The Year Ahead – Part Three

2016 – The Year Ahead – Part Three The LORD’s anger won’t turn back until he has accomplished what he intended to do. In the future you will clearly understand it. — Jeremiah 23:20, (ISV) In the last two week’s we’ve looked into what is coming in KI’s 12 Strategic Trends with a view to 2016. In week one, we covered three of the trends: Israel, America, and Europe/Russia. Week two we covered Islam, the Middle East, and Asia. Today we will Continue Reading

2016 – The Year Ahead – Part Two

2016 – The Year Ahead – Part Two The LORD’s anger won’t turn back until he has accomplished what he intended to do. In the future you will clearly understand it. — Jeremiah 23:20, (ISV) In the last week’s eNews article, we talked about three of the Strategic Trends that the Koinonia Institute follows: Israel, America and Europe/Russia. Today we will continue the look into 2016 and examine what lies on the horizon in some of KI’s other Continue Reading

2016 – The Year Ahead – Part One

2016 – The Year Ahead – Part One You must realize, however that in the last days difficult times will come. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, unfeeling, uncooperative, slanderous, degenerate, brutal, hateful of what is good, traitors, reckless, conceited, and lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God. They will hold to an outward form of Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 11th to 18th January 2016

Important News Headlines Arab League against Iran: Emergency meeting held to discuss Tehran’s threat to security January 09, 2016 Arab foreign ministers condemned attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran and warned on Sunday that the country would face wider opposition if it continued its “interference” in the internal affairs of Arab states. Tensions between the Sunni Muslim kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Shi’ite Muslim Iran have escalated Continue Reading

A Bullet That Always Finds Its Target

A Bullet That Always Finds Its Target from the December 28, 2015 eNews issue M600 SR Squad-Level Precision-Guided 5.56 Service Rifle (Truth and Action) Their arrows will be like a skilled warrior; they won’t miss their targets. — Jeremiah 50:9, (ISV) Another way of rendering this verse would be “They are archers who kill what they aim at and never miss the mark.” The word “arrow” is chets, which can mean an arrow, Continue Reading

In The News – 28th December 2015 – 4th January 2016

In The News Links to interesting articles elsewhere In Sweden, a Cash-Free Future Nears December 26, 2015 Few places are tilting toward a cashless future as quickly as Sweden, which has become hooked on the convenience of paying by app and plastic. This tech-forward country, home to the music streaming service Spotify and the maker of the Candy Crush mobile games, has been lured by the innovations that make digital Continue Reading

COP21: Another UN Power Grab

COP21: Another UN Power Grab from the December 14, 2015 eNews issue On Dec. 12, representatives of nearly 200 different nations approved the Cop21 Climate Change Agreement in Paris. The agreement aims to limit the extent of climate change in the coming decades. The main accomplishments appear to be the inclusion of most nations and the new goal of reducing the rise of the earth’s temperature to 1.5°C instead of 2°C of Continue Reading

Active Shooter Situation

Active Shooter Situation from the December 14, 2015 eNews issue When seconds count, the police are only minutes away. — John Loeffler If you are involved in an active shooter situation, would you know what to do? Jim Sporleder, Senior Advisor with the Center for Personal Protection, shows a list of steps that includes pushing past the disbelief and responding intelligently to what’s happening. Jim was a guest no Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 14th December 2015

Students Cheer for Mannequins after Live Nativity Scene is Banned December 12, 2015 U.S. District Judge Jon DeGuilio issued a preliminary injunction to stop this year’s live scene, ruling that “the living Nativity scene impermissibly conveys an endorsement of religion and thus runs afoul of the Establishment Clause.” — New York Post China Navy Carries Out More Drills in Disputed South China Sea December 12, 2015 China’s navy has in recent Continue Reading