Global History and Events

Romans, Martin Luther and 1515

Close up of a stone statue of Martin Luther In two years from now, many Christians will be commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.  Already there are signs of this significant date…

The Magna Carta and the Bible

A close up of the Magna Carta of King John. Why is the obvious so unobvious?  This year we should all be celebrating the 800thanniversary of the Magna Carta.  But sadly, the Christian influences on…

The Door of Humility

A picture of the Door of Humility, built by Constantine in the 4th century . The doorway leads to the supposed but unknown place of Jesus' birth. The doorway is so small that most people have to bend over to enter. It’s a small door, only about four feet tall and two feet wide.  You have to bow down to go through it. The threshold…

Genocide in Iraq

Picture of a magnifying glass held over the country of Iraq on a globe The word genocide should never be used lightly. But it must be used when it accurately describes what is going on in a region—like…