Drought, Crop Failures, Epic Storms, Food Price Spikes, Sea Level Rise…. It Can’t Last Long

The Economist has an excellent article out (paywall) about floods and storms altering the perceptions of Americans toward climate change.  The seesaw of flooding and drought that is increasingly more prevalent in the US and in the world is redefining what “normal” is.  Certainly anyone who is, say, 40, and can remember when our climate did […]

A Twisted Earth and a Collapsing Biosphere

As humans, we live at the top of the planet’s food chain.  We control the earth, bending it to our will, and using advanced agricultural techniques to force a robust harvest of food for our species.  In doing this, we don’t think much about the welfare of the planet’s vast population of insects, birds, or other vertebrates and invertebrates.   […]

Welcome to the Age of Rapid Disruption

Have you ever wondered how some things in prophecy could possibly be fulfilled? What chain of events would be required to take us from where we are now to where we are prophesied to be? Take some of the scenes painted in Matthew 24 and Luke 21, for instance. Taken together they paint a picture […]


More than once I have written about an impending production of a TV series featuring the Planet In Distress message and more then once I have experienced the chagrin and frustration of that effort being confounded.  This was particularly true when readers of this blog helped financially support the attempt to put this message on […]

Really Bad News On Really Big Trends

This post is about the big things.  The Big Framework.  The Big Trends.  The Big Problems that are developing all over the world and why they are unstoppable.  Lets start with the Big Framework. The earth was created in perfection.  Every earth system (atmospheric, oceanic, climate, etc.) intermeshed perfectly with the others.  Life did not […]

It Has Come To This…

How much do bees cost human society?  It is an important question.  Bees provide a profound service to humans – they pollinate flowers and therefore are directly responsible for a significant amount of food production around the world.  While performing this service, they also produce honey, a very significant benefit to humans.  Wild bees cost […]

The Wall Between Church And State In America Is Scheduled For Demolition

Some leaders build walls.  Some leaders knock down walls.  And sometimes a leader does both at the same time.  The National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC today was a memorable event.  It was, for instance, the first time a president used the event to mock his enemies and to curse.  The breakfast is usually a […]

A Little Insight….

There is SO MUCH going on in the world right now that it is extremely difficult to keep track.  It is even harder to synthesize everything and then compare it to Bible prophecy.  Here is an article that helped me do both.  It is not a definitive article, but it does provide some clues. –Scott […]

Wars, Rumors of Wars, and Fish

If you have not paid attention to the Chinese presence in the South China Sea, here is a very brief explanation:  After China recovered form the communist era and become wealthy by being the world’s manufacturer, leaders decided to rebuild their military to become a regional or hemispheric dominant power.  They also decided to grab […]

Planet In Distress TV Series: Within Reach

Perhaps you have seen the video series I filmed with ARtv.  If not, take a look at the first of the six short videos here.  I had an extremely positive experience working with ARtv, which stands for Adventist Review TV, and perhaps you will agree that the video quality is very, very good.  That initial […]