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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.

Eye on the world: True reconciliation

Genuine reconciliation is possible and natural, as Germany and Israel’s relationship illustrates.

Eye on the world: Embracing rule of law

It’s natural to seek rule of law and right government instead of indemnity and mob rule.

Active love and support for one another can replace feelings of victimhood after disasters, such as the recent earthquake in Nepal.

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.