Perspectives

  • What Must Happen Before the Day of the Lord?

    John Piper

    August 30, 1987

    Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our assembling to meet him, we beg you, brethren, not to be quickly shaken in mind or excited, either by spirit or by word, or by letter purporting to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.

  • What Does the Bible Say About “End Times”?

    Three Historic Perspectives

    J. Warner Wallace

    July 2017

    Few topics divide the Christian community as quickly as the issue of “end times” (known amongst theologians as the study of “eschatology”). Entire denominations divide over the issue, and many would argue a particular “eschatology” must be adopted if we are going to claim we are “Christians”. There are some essentials Christians must adopt related to “end times” and it turns out these essentials are relatively simple and easy to understand.

  • The World Is Even Less Stable Than It Looks

    Stephen M. Walt

    June 26, 2017

    I’m normally leery of the pervasive threat inflation that tends to dominate discussions of foreign policy. Because the United States is so strong and in such a favorable geopolitical location, pundits and policymakers have to pretend the sky is falling to justify bigger military budgets and convince the public to keep meddling in distant lands. And whether the threat is falling dominos, “creeping Sharia,” the “axis of evil,” or even “violent extremism,” the actual threat these faraway dangers pose is usually exaggerated.

  • The Latest NSA Leak is a Reminder that Your Bosses Can See Your Every Move

    Brian Fung

    June 7, 2017

    It took just days for authorities to arrest and charge a federal contractor with leaking classified intelligence to the media. Court documents explain in detail how the 25-year-old woman suspected in the leak, Reality Leigh Winner, allegedly printed off a copy of a National Security Agency report on Russian tampering in the U.S. elections and mailed it to a news outlet.

  • Miles Of Ice Collapsing Into The Sea

    New York Times

    May 18, 2017

    We went to Antarctica to understand how changes to its vast ice sheet might affect the world.

  • In Cashless Sweden, Even God Now Takes Collection Via an App

    Love Liman and Niklas Magnusson

    May 14, 2017

    In the most cashless society on the planet, even God now accepts digital payments.