The Statistic

15th November, 2019
Number of confirmed cholera cases recorded in Haiti in the past nine months (following a nine year outbreak): Zero
Source: UN Special Envoy Josette Sheeran

 

For more..

Moments

15th November, 2019
REVEALED: That an international inquiry into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 - in which all 298 people aboard were killed - believes high-level Russian officials were directing separatists in eastern Ukraine who are linked to the attack.
KILLED: Two teenage students - and three injured - after a 16-year-old gunman opened fire at a secondary school in California. A suspect is in custody.
DECLARED: Herself President of Bolivia, opposition Senator Jeanine Anez - her move came after the abrupt resignation of Evo Morales who has since received political asylum in Mexico.

 

For more..

Essays

In an article first published on Religion News Service, Rev SETH KAPER-DALE, co-pastor of the Reformed Church of Highland Park, New Jersey, and president of the board of directors of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, welcomes the release of a new film addressing US involvement in torture...

In an article first published on The Conversation, GUILLAUME TIBERGHIEN, of the University of Glasgow, looks at the growing trend of "dark tourism", particularly when it comes to former Soviet gulags...

In an article first published on The Conversation, RICHARD GUNDERMAN, of Indiana University, looks at the history of the 20th century's deadliest weapon...

They Said It

"As for the chief architect, I have already explained that he should shut his mouth."
- General Jean-Louis Georgelin, who is overseeing the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, speaking about architect Philippe Villeneuve with whom he disagrees over the look of the new spire - whether it should have a modern or medieval aesthetic (as quoted on BBC).

 

For more..

This Week on the Web

15th November, 2019
In an article published by Premier Christianity in the UK, retired intensive care doctor Professor JOHN WYATT shares his unique perspective on what it means to die well. Read 'Dying well: How to face death with faith and not fear'...

  

For more..

The Word Explained

11th November, 2019
Numen: A spiritual or divine power (can be applied to a specific location or object.)

 

For more..

Columns

Reviews

Lifestyle

20/20

Sponsors

VISION BIBLE COLLEGE

 

See your business or event listed here for an introductory price from just $1.50 a day or from $20 a month on the Sight Directory (see below). Inquiries to [email protected]

sight plus logo

Sight+ is a new benefits program we've launched to reward people who have supported us with annual donations of $26 or more. To find out more about Sight+ and how you can support the work of Sight, head to our Sight+ page.

Bending Towards Justice comp

NOW EXTENDED TO 20TH NOVEMBER - GET YOUR ENTRY IN NOW!

The SIght Shop frontdoor

Events

Sight Directory

COMPASSION AUSTRALIA

CompassionLogo CMYK Website size 000

Compassion is an international Christian child development and child advocacy ministry committed to working in partnership with local churches...

We're building a directory of organisations and businesses - The Sight Directory

Jesus AW

SUPPORT SIGHT FROM

JUST $1 A MONTH

SIGHT giving large

The Sight Bookclub

The Final Race small

As we're starting late, for our next book - until mid-January, 2020 - we're reading Eric T Eichinger and Eva Marie Everson's biography, The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire.

To register your group (and receive our discussion notes via email) and for more details about how the club works, head here...

TAKE PART IN THE SIGHT READER SURVEY!

We're interested to find out more about you, our readers, as we improve and expand our coverage and so we're asking all of our readers to take this survey (it'll only take a couple of minutes).

To take part in the survey, simply follow this link...