Trumpet Hour

Hosted by Joel Hilliker

Trumpet Hour is the voice of the Trumpet newsmagazine. In each edition, Joel Hilliker, managing editor of the Philadelphia Trumpet sits down with Trumpet writers to discuss world events and trends from a biblical perspective.

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Show Notes

  • European nations recently made a very public agreement to begin to unifying their militaries into a single European army. But an underreported story is all of the work Germany is doing quietly on its own to create such an army.
  • Russia is scheduled to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup this summer. A look at history shows how Russia has used high-profile sporting events like this to further its geopolitical ambitions.
  • Families in America are 66 percent bigger than they used to be. Why? Because of divorce. More and more people have step-parents, step-children and other step-family members. This can create complications in family life—something worth considering before getting involved in them, and handling with real care and maturity once you’re in them.
  • And we’ll conclude with a few words about why people today aren’t marrying as much as they used to.