The year 2016 was earthshaking, and not just because Americans elected Donald J. Trump as the next president. Here is a look back on the tumultuous year through the most-viewed articles published on theTrumpet.com in 2016.
A general interest story about the Chernobyl disaster and how three men volunteered for a suicide mission to prevent another explosion. With the lives of millions of Russians and Europeans on the line, they dove into a radioactive pool.
Britons voted to leave the European Union on June 23, 2016, in a shocking referendum that triggered the Brexit process. This event was forecast in 1973 by Herbert W. Armstrong. How did he know that Britain would not be part of a united Europe?
The Zika virus struck Brazil and about 30 other countries, mostly in the Americas in early 2016. How does this disease relate to Bible prophecy?
China aggressively expanded its military presence in the South China Sea, building and fortifying islands located in internationally disputed waters. Editor in chief Gerald Flurry connects this to prophecies of war recorded in Deuteronomy 28, Isaiah 23, Ezekiel 4, Daniel 12, Matthew 24 and elsewhere.
Trumpet managing editor Joel Hilliker highlighted what Donald Trump’s electoral victory means for America now and in the future.
Fires and floods raged in Australia in early 2016. Why did Australia suffer these severe environmental disasters?
Tens of millions of Americans are not going to receive the financial benefits they are planning on. This underreported trend will profoundly damage America’s economy.
Large portions of the Dutch military are being merged with the German Army, the first small steps toward an eventual pan-European army controlled by Berlin.
Politicians give a lot of excuses and reasons for the trouble in America, but Mr. Flurry looks at the real source of America’s problems.
The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union on June 23. The Trumpet’s top article for 2016 looked at how this exact event was prophesied in the Bible. ▪