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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012 where he helps believers understand how the world works and how our faith fits. He has degrees in International Relations, Middle East Studies and International Business. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net
christian celebrity
Justin Bieber. Kanye West. Chris Pratt. Our culture has its fair share of celebrity Christians today. This is not a new phenomenon. From Johnny Cash to Bob Dylan, Christianity has frequently merged with celebrity culture in America - to mixed results. Alongside these lists should also be included names like...
Critical issues and trends africa
Yesterday at least 14 people were slaughtered by terrorists at a church in Burkina Faso. This briefer explains the emerging crisis taking shape in Burkina Faso, Mali and the wider Sahel region of Africa.  In my newest book How the World Ends – Understanding the Growing Chaos I explained that...
youth in despair
Last weekend South Korean K-pop star, Goo Hara, was found dead. Police have ruled the death of suicide. One month earlier another K-pop star, Sulli, also died by suicide. At that time Goo Hara released a live stream video to her fans, tears streaming down her face, and said...
war in yemen
More than 100,000 people have died in the war in Yemen since it began in 2015. Eighty-five thousand children under the age of five have died from hunger resulting from a famine this conflict has created.  War crimes and atrocities have been committed on both sides of the fighting....
online privacy debates
A week rarely goes by without online privacy debates and fears being featured in the news. From Mark Zuckerburg and Facebook testimonies before Congress to Twitter's promise to outlaw political ads on their platform, a great deal of anxiety is invested in our modern perspectives of online privacy and...
In the last week of October, the civil war in Yemen reached a new measurable depth of horror and tragedy. The total death in Yemen’s civil war has now reached 100,000. That death toll includes more than 12,000 civilians. Twenty thousand of those deaths occurred this year. Last year,...
love of money
This is part of an ongoing weekly series entitled “The Last Days” where we are examining 2 Timothy 3:1-5. Today we look at the defining characteristic, "lovers of money." To read the other parts in this series please click on the FAITH section in the menu above. The phrase “lovers...
iraq protests
Iraq is melting down and it is unlike anything we have seen before. In the western mind when we think of Iraq we tend to automatically think of protest, uprisings, insurgencies, and violence. This is the mentality that often accompanies invasion and occupation. We imagine the problems are with...
The book is out! You can get the E-book version at all the major outlets. And now you can get the paperback at Amazon. This special podcast episode features an interview between myself and my editor Jessica Lagrone. We discuss where the book came from and what it's about....
china big brother
Since the 1970s China has been seen by outside observers as moving progressively toward free markets and a more liberalized free market economy. Events like Tiananmen Square protests and resulting government crackdown were seen as an exception, not the rule. Today, 20 years after Tiananmen the story is proving this...