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Recognizing Pictures of Inequality

Much of the world has been captivated by natural disasters in the last few months. In the US we watched multiple and massive hurricanes...

Critical Issues and Trends: Terrorism – Terrorist Groups in Pakistan

Three attacks. Three days. Three different countries. Three different terrorist groups. Multiple ideologies. But all of these terrorist groups are being housed in Pakistan.

5 Good Reasons I Could Be A Democrat

A look at reasons why a values based voter could vote Democrat.

Bans, Protests and the Hype That Holds Them Together

On Friday President Donald Trump appeared to keep his campaign promise and issued an executive order to stop immigration into the US from 7 countries – all of which have predominantly Muslim populations. The uproar of the last week is what followed. This continues a general national tone which is apparently the...

4 Facts Regarding Immigration and the American Economy Worthy of Your Consideration

This week President Trump’s administration ended the temporary protected status of more than 200,000 people living in the United States from El Salvador. These...

Who Told You That You Were Naked?

In this week’s podcast episode I looked at the rise and dominance of the “love of self” in Western society in the course of the last hundred years. I traced the history of this dominating spirit of our age. Today I look at the question "who told you that you were naked" from Genesis 3 and solve the world's problems with a true and Biblical self-image perspective.

Right and Wrong & LGBT

If you have been following our podcast series on LGBT Facts & Fictions you have listened as episodes so far have removed the veil...


Where Should Christians Stand in the LGBT Debate – An Honest, Reasonable, and Biblical Perspective

As a believer who seeks to prioritize my faith, values, and relationship with God as the most important thing, approaching the tensions between the LGBT movement and Christian faith is achieved only with great caution. But a personal reckoning on this issue is necessary if I am to balance my faith and desire for the truth to a relevant lifestyle in this day and age. To that end, the following is my personal consideration of a Christian perspective on homosexuality and the LGBT movement. You might also enjoy this podcast series.

Holding It Together

That stressed out and anxious feeling you have when you look at the's a global reality. It's also a sign of dangerous times ahead.

Puerto Rico History and Its Strange Relationship with the US

You've heard about the protests but what do you know about Puerto Rico's history? Ever heard of the insular cases? What about when American scientists tested birth control pills on poor Puerto Rican women?

Critical Issues & Trends – Humanitarian Concerns – Modern Slavery

The world is experiencing refugee crises unprecedented for more than half a century. In fact, not since the global order was upended by the near civilizational collapse of World War II have we experienced such widespread population displacements. The widespread instability of these desperate populations has resulted in a...


The Other Global Water Crisis

This is part of my ongoing series on the Global Water Crisis which we have been tracking here at JB Shreve & the End...

New Book from JB Shreve – NOW AVAILABLE!!!

I have been so excited for this post to go live. Be among the first to get a copy of my new book How...

Why Is Turkey Attacking the Kurds? A 5 Minute Explainer

This 5-minute explainer will help you answer the question, why is Turkey attacking the Kurds. For many years US foreign policy has been tightly linked...

1919 – When It Felt Like the World Was Ending

This weekend my wife and I enjoyed the opportunity of visiting the World War I Museum in Kansas City along with some friends. I...

Protests Surging Around the World

The long hot months of summer are usually the point when emotions boil over into the form of chaotic and often violent protests in...

The Coming Reckoning in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is moving toward meltdown and a terrible and violent confrontation between the protesters and authorities is almost inevitable. The Hong Kong protests...