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.

#636: Merkel’s Farewell Trip to Israel, and More

Aired Wednesday, October 13, 2021   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   52 minutes
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Show Notes

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been a strong ally of the State of Israel, but most Germans disagree with her views. What does the end of Merkel’s chancellorship mean for the Jewish state?
  • A new poll shows that about half of Americans believe the nation’s divisions are so great that some states should secede from the union. Is civil war coming?
  • 2020 saw a wave of murder and other violent crimes in the U.S., recent statistics show. We look into some of the causes.
  • Many governments are using COVID-19 to expand surveillance and control over citizens. In Europe, indications are that vaccine passports are a stepping-stone to a fully digital ID system for every EU citizen.
  • And we talk about a powerful tool for navigating life’s distractions and making better use of your time.