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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
religious persecution
A new movie portraying Christ released on Netflix recently. In the satirical comedy The First Temptation of Christ, Jesus is portrayed returning from his 40 days of temptation in the wilderness with a flamboyant gay lover. Joseph is an incompetent and bumbling moron. Mary is having a sexual affair...
burkina faso
This week on Christmas Eve terrorists struck Burkina Faso once again. Thirty-five civilians died. Thirty-one of the victims were women. In addition to thirty-five dead civilians, seven members of the security forces were also killed. A reported  80 extremist attackers were killed. Heightened security among attendees was present at Catholic...
dietrich bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Christian theologian, pastor, writer, and ultimately martyr. As Hitler and the Nazis rose to power in Germany in the 1930s and 40s Bonhoeffer was among a minority of voices who took a conscientious stand against the Nazi ideology and specifically Adolf Hitler. He warned that...
We hear about Ukraine very frequently in the news today. In large part, this is a result of what is taking place in the impeachment of President Trump. But there are many, many more reasons we should be looking at this region of the world. A timeline of some of...
This is part of an ongoing series entitled “The Last Days” where we are examining 2 Timothy 3:1-5. To read the other parts in this series please click on the FAITH section in the menu above. But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be...
Everything You Need To Know About Impeachment
Articles of impeachment have been officially announced. It's on and it's real. Now what? This podcast episode answers everything you need to know about impeachment but were afraid to ask. We look at the laws behind impeachment, the history of impeachment, what is relevant and what is not. Finally,...
Thanks to the infamous one-child policy, China has a shortage of female citizens. As a result, many of the nation’s young men are in need of wives who can only be found beyond China’s borders. In a previous post, I informed how many of these brides are being supplied...
measles outbreak 2019
We are in the midst of a measles outbreak around the world. The World Health Organization notes that 2019 is the third year of a worsening trend. Many nations can no longer consider measles eliminated in their country as was the case only a few years ago. In Samoa citizens...
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...