If data supports the claim that we have just had the best decade in human history, why does everyone seem so frustrated these days? According to Gallup, Americans are among the most stressed people in the world. The younger we are, the angrier, more worried and more stressed out we are.
The East German secret police, known as the Stasi not only gathered information on millions of civilians following World War II, but they also engaged in domestic espionage that included a highly sophisticated “church department” which, for four decades, used a network of Christian pastors and theology professors as informants.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday calling the Ottoman Empire’s World War I-era slaughter of 1.5 million Armenian Christians a “genocide” – a historic vote that marked the first time in more than three decades that either body of Congress has used the term.
In his album, “Resurrection Letters,” Andrew Peterson describes, in a song called “Maybe Next Year,” how a visit to Jerusalem made his faith real like never before. “This is the place where Abraham/cut loose the boy and he killed the ram instead/And this is the place where Jesus said/you could tear down the temple and He’d raise it from the dead.”