As the Coronavirus leaps around the globe we are probably watching the veritable tip of the iceberg. As of February 26, the disease had infected 81,600 people, at least 2,767 had died, and thirty-nine nations had reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, the official name for the Coronavirus (which first appeared
A trio of surprising news stories about China came to light this week. In less than a generation, China is expected to have more Christians than any country in the world. In less than a year, China is predicted to beat out the US as the world’s #1 economic power.
Photo by Vanessatevesti – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 PLEASE NOTE: this post contains graphic content and images of abortion. We like to think of today’s world as civilized, “reclaimed from savage life and manners,” as Webster’s 1828 defines it. Not cruel, savage, or brutal. We’re above such behavior today.
We’ve written earlier about Chinese scholars attributing America’s success to its Christianity. Here’s another Oriental surprise: Who would have guessed that China owes a debt to some Christians who landed in North America 280 years ago? That’s part of the premise of a new book, The Puritan Gift, by brothers Kenneth