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The Top 25 Virtual Voices columns for 2012

2012 News of the Year

The following 25 Virtual Voices columns from the past year generated the most reader traffic on WORLD's website.

1. Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day: A bold mistake

HOMOSEXUALITY | by Barnabas Piper | July 31

2. A message to WORLD readers on the David Barton controversy

RELIGION | by Marvin Olasky | Aug. 16

3. The day I became a fiscal conservative

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ECONOMY | by Warren Cole Smith | Jan. 10

4. How an affair begins

FAITH & INSPIRATION | by Andrée Seu (Peterson) | March 19

taylor1016b.jpg5. What’s a Christian business owner supposed to do?

RELIGION | by Mark D. Taylor | Oct. 16

6. Gabby Douglas vs. secular journalism

MEDIA | by Marvin Olasky | Aug. 3

7. Richard Dawkins encourages atheists to mock and ridicule Christians

RELIGION | by La Shawn Barber | March 28

8. Slow train coming

POLITICS | by Marvin Olasky | Nov. 7

9. Four more years of decline

POLITICS | by Cal Thomas | Nov. 8

barnabas0410.jpg10. That's not fair?

FAMILY | by Barnabas Piper | April 10

11. A good night for Ron Paul

POLITICS | by Mindy Belz | Oct. 23

12. Kirk Cameron is right

RELIGION | by La Shawn Barber | March 7

13. Paul Ryan vs. Ayn Rand

POLITICS | by Marvin Olasky | Aug. 11

14. The Frank Schaeffer mystery

RELIGION | by Marvin Olasky | April 25

obamamedvedev.jpg15. Obama unleashed

POLITICS | by Cal Thomas | March 29

16. Carrie Underwood and the 'gay friendly' Christians

RELIGION | by La Shawn Barber | June 13

17. Not even Jesus passes Obama's test

RELIGION | by Ken Blackwell | April 20

18. The Hunger Games: Welcome to dystopia

WORLDVIEW | by Janie B. Cheaney | March 19

19. 40 days of pro-evil prayer

ABORTION | by Marvin Olasky | April 12

ronpaul.jpg20. Christians and Ron Paul: A counterpoint

POLITICS | by Alex Tokarev | Jan. 18

21. The virtue of questioning 'science'

SCIENCE | by James A. Wanliss | April 3

22. A note from Eric Metaxas’ early spiritual mentor

RELIGION | by Mickey McLean | Feb. 3

23. Civil unions and true marriage

MARRIAGE | by Ken Blackwell | Aug. 24

24. Should Christianity contribute to celebrity status?

SPORTS | by Barnabas Piper | Nov. 16

25. Paul Ryan on marriage and the unborn

POLITICS | by La Shawn Barber | Aug. 15

Mickey McLean
Mickey McLean

Mickey is executive editor of WORLD Digital. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, daughter, and a dog/administrative assistant named Daisy.


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