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World Regions

"So the LORD scattered them abroad from there over the face of all the earth, and they ceased building the city" (Genesis 11:8).

Long ago, an ancient civilization revolted against God, gathering together and attempting to build a tower to the heavens. In response, God divided their languages and caused them to scatter across the globe. Now, millennia later, each world region has its own unique history...and shared future. Find out more below, or focus on a specific region with the links on the right.

  • by Darris McNeely

Our recent program "Will A Temple Be Built in Jerusalem?" raised...

  • by Darris McNeely

The United States government continues in shutdown. What's missing from...

  • by John Ross Schroeder
The key Middle Eastern prophecy of Daniel 11 clearly states that "the land of Egypt shall not escape" the military invasion by the king of the North (verse 42), launched in retaliation to provocation by the leader of an end-time Muslim alliance known as the king of the South (verse 40).
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Peter Eddington
We often see the Middle East catapulted to the forefront of news programs around the world. Even faraway nations are deeply affected by what happens in this volatile region. You need to understand what has been prophesied to occur there and why. 
  • by Good News
Human beings make up nations and national groups. And human leaders inevitably possess highly individual personalities, legacies and backgrounds. To imagine that these factors never influence even crucial national decision-making would be highly unrealistic.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
While politicians and pundits debate what to do about the matter, Iran continues its pursuit of nuclear weapons, threatening Israel and the world. How does the Bible guide us in understanding Middle Eastern events and gaining a proper global perspective?
  • by Paul Kieffer
A stunning move by the Swiss National Bank in September signals the opening round of a currency war as Switzerland sets exchange limits to protect its domestic economy. What are the ultimate repercussions of such actions?
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Ardent EU supporters promote a best-case scenario, the debt crisis concluding with diminished consequences. Others lay out worst-case scenarios, such as Britain’s Daniel Hannan in his October 2011 Standpoint article “The End of Europe’s Fantasy Is Now in Sight.” Whatever happens, in the long run God’s Word will be the determining factor.
  • by Rodney Hall
For the first time in its history, Israel finds itself without a single dependable friend in the Middle East. For decades, it maintained a cold peace with Egypt and a warm one with Turkey, but both have evaporated recently. What do the major changes occurring in the Middle East mean for the future?
  • by Tom Robinson
It’s not every day that you open a major British newspaper and read a headline like this: “Rise of the Fourth Reich, How Germany Is Using the Financial Crisis to Conquer Europe” (Simon Heffer, Daily Mail, Aug. 17, 2011). Many observers are pointing out the same thing—though typically in much less blunt terms.