A quick look at gooogle trends shows us what people are concerned about today.
Overwhelmingly, they are concerned about US security, and the tweet #cn4iran, which is a tweet of those oppressed in China showing support for those protesting in Iran.
One thing remains the same. Jesus said “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” (John 14:1) Jesus was the Word that spoke the world into being. He came to make it possible for us to have an intimate relationship with God. He sent the Holy Spirit so that NO MATTER the circumstances, we will never be alone. He is coming back again.
We can have great hope, because when creation cries loudly God answers. As our world seems to spin out of control, we can expect a God-size response. In the meantime, listen for the Holy Spirit. He has things for you to do, right in your area of the world. Global problems also have local and individual implications – God doesn’t just work on the mass scale, but He uses us to work in the micro scale to make a difference in the individual lives.
You were created for a purpose – in this century, and not in the 1500’s (aren’t you so glad…just think about flush toilets!). God put you in this day and age to be part of the solution now. You are a miracle.