Todd Starnes: Franklin Graham has a warning for Christian ‘influencers’ renouncing their faith

By Todd Starnes | Fox News Todd Starnes speaks with President and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse Franklin Graham about his support for a New Jersey mayor who opposes a law that requires public schools to teach LGBT history. I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among so-called Christian “influencers.” A small, but growing number of people made …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=10010

Will Turkey and China Become Friends?

Soner Cagaptay with Deniz Yuksel August 14, 2019 Despite their limited economic relations and ongoing differences over the Uyghur issue, the two countries could grow closer if Western partners fail to provide the financial boost Turkey needs so badly. In June, China’s central bank reportedly transferred $1 billion to Turkey as part of a currency …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=10007

Skillet rocker: Stop elevating Christian influencers, learning theology from praise songs

By Jeannie Law, Christian Post Reporter | Thursday, August 15, 2019 John Cooper, lead singer of the Christian rock band Skillet, is speaking out and expressing dismay over popular Christian leaders publicly renouncing their faith.  “Ok I’m saying it. Because it’s too important not to. What is happening in Christianity? More and more of our …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=10003

Satellite firm says images of bombed Iraqi site indicate it was hit in airstrike

Israel’s ImageSat International releases pictures of weapons depot in southern Baghdad controlled by a pro-Iranian militia; attack has been blamed on Israel By Judah Ari Gross and Adam Rasgon 14 August 2019, 8:01 pm 2 An Israeli satellite imaging firm on Wednesday released photos of a weapons depot in southern Baghdad controlled by a pro-Iranian …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=10000

Erdogan May Buy Russian Fighter Jets After Trump Refused him F-35s

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz August 13, 2019 , 4:49 pm Among them shall be Persia, Nubia, and Put, everyone with shield and helmet Ezekiel 38:5 (The Israel Bible™) Turkey doubled-down on its controversial decision to acquire Russian S-400 air-defense systems by setting out to acquire Russian Sukhoi SU-35 fighter jets.  Last month, Turkey finalized a …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=9997

Years That End In “9” Tend To Be Times Of Great Upheaval

August 8, 2019 by Michael Snyder Will 2019 continue the trend?  The other day I was talking with a close friend, and he pointed out to me that all throughout history years that end in 9 have tended to be times of great change and upheaval.  I was intrigued by what he shared with me, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=9992

Gold Earring Discovered by Archaeologists Confirms Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz August 12, 2019 , 1:44 pm “He burned the House of Hashem, the king’s palace, and all the houses of Yerushalayim; he burned down the house of every notable person.” II Kings 25:9 (The Israel Bible™) Archaeologists from the University of North Carolina made a remarkable discovery while digging on Mount …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=9989

Why Is Saudi Arabia Giving Up A Tract Of Land The Size Of Massachusetts For “The World’s First Independent International Zone”?

August 7, 2019 by Michael Snyder Under the leadership of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a $500 billion “mega-city” is being constructed in the northwestern corner of Saudi Arabia.  This city has been named “Neom”, and when it is fully completed it will be approximately “the size of Massachusetts”.  The Wall Street Journal was …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=9985

The Fierce Amorites and the First King of the Babylonian Empire

The Amorites, also called Amurru or Martu, were an ancient Semitic-speaking people who dominated the history of Mesopotamia, Syria, and Palestine from about 2000 to 1600 BC. Tribal nomads who forced themselves into the lands that they needed; the Amorites were reputedly fierce warriors. They twice conquered Babylonia and Mesopotamia (at the end of the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=9981

China Is Extremely Angry, And They Now Consider The United States To Be Enemy #1

August 2, 2019 by Michael Snyder Have relations between the United States and China finally reached the point of no return?  At this moment, it would be difficult to overstate how angry the Chinese are with the United States.  Chinese officials are firmly blaming the United States for the enormous political protests that we have …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://discerningthetimes.me/?p=9978