Jim sifted through many, many news stories in order to get listeners caught up on issues of interest to the body of Christ. Stories included:
–New Zealand listeners are asking for prayers for their national election next
–Shahram Hadian will be warning about churches involved in interfaith dialogue
with Muslims during tomorrow evening’s VCY America rally at the Waukesha, WI.
–President Trump said he isn’t considering giving citizenship to illegal
immigrants but spokeswoman Lindsey Waters and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
claim that he is.
–President Trump denied reports that he struck a deal overnight with top
Democrats to protect the so-called ‘dreamers’ while insisting massive border
security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent.
–WND.com is saying if President Trump doesn’t live up to his promise of strong
border security and ‘America First’ immigration policy, he and his party risk
losing the voters who put them over the top in 2016.
–The Daily Signal points out that the promise of border security and the future
for amnesty now sounds suspiciously like the 2013 ‘Gang of 8’ bill that
eventually collapsed in the Senate.
–Congressman Lou Barletta condemned the President’s potential deal to grant
amnesty to DACA illegal immigrants.
–Former White House Press Secretary Shaun Spicer said that President Trump made
it clear during the campaign that he’s a deal maker and he’ll do what’s in the
best interest of the U.S.
–9 Americans who have lost loved ones to illegal aliens have spoken out in
response to the idea of DACA amnesty.
–Scotland Yard has confirmed rush-hour blast on the district line train was a
–North Korea launches yet another missile, this time eastward over northern
Japan before it landed in the Pacific Ocean.
–Latest North Korea missile launch was the longest ever flight for one of their
–A British newspaper reports that the U.S. Navy Seal team that killed Osama bin
Laden is training members of the South Korean military to assassinate
North Korea’s leader.
–Chinese military support to North Korea’s missile programs included transfers of
–North Korea may be attempting to circumvent the effects of tough economic
sanctions by enlisting state sponsored hackers to target bitcoin exchanges.
–South Korea is getting ready to host the 2018 Winter Olympics but
tensions with North Korea have caused considerable problems for organizers. The
games are set to begin in February but ticket sales for the event have remained
–Russia has created an elusive combat railway missile complex that seeks to
weaken the U.S. doctrine of prompt, global strike. It’s a strategic missile
system that works via rail cars, indistinguishable from an ordinary freight
–The U.S. Navy has deployed cyber security experts to join the military’s ongoing
investigation into the fatal collision of the USS John McCain off the coast of
Singapore last month.
–The CEO of a New York City-based company has been sentenced to over 4 and a half
years in prison for conspiring to send a steel company in Iran a metallic
powder that can be used in missiles.
–Iran’s clandestine spy network has been threatening and blackmailing scores of
journalists, even going so far as to detain and threaten the family members of
reporters in order to insure positive coverage in global media outlets.
–Brigitte Gabriel, president of Act for America, noticed that on 9-11 President
Trump failed to mention the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism’.