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Eye on the World

What’s in the news—and how might you pray about it? Sentinel editors share prayerful insights into news stories from around the world, and provide links to related articles on JSH-Online.

Olympic athletes and others can be protected from corrupting influences of sports betting, and integrity can be maintained.

Using a model of rightness leads to growth and reform.

Eye on the world: Caring for children

How we nurture and care for children is “crucial to how civilization goes forward.”

As expressing virtue increasingly becomes the norm, crime falls.

Deeper thinking, rather than superficial learning, is an important antidote to extremism.

An understanding of man as free, not a commodity or helpless victim, is crucial to making further progress in cracking down on human trafficking.

Impersonalizing error, rather than demonizing persons, is key to finding solutions in Russia, in Ukraine, and elsewhere.

Values in banking need a deeper basis than fear of punishment – there needs to be honesty and trust.

We can best counter groups such as Islamic State by pouring light into their darkness.  

We each have a God-given ability to choose right thinking and acting.