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Video games that grapple with life’s most important questions

Posted by Drew Dixon

Technology | Last month, 52,200 game developers, journalists, and video game professionals descended on the Los Angeles Convention Center to attend this year’s…

Finding God’s strength through our weakness

By John S. Dickerson
Posted

Religion | A wheelchair-bound mother experiences the power of God through her pain and suffering

New Bono short film urges people to read the Bible

By Jim Long
Posted

Religion | U-2 front man, Paul David Hewson, better known as “Bono,” has joined forces with Bible translator Eugene Peterson to produce a short film encouraging…

GOP contest could be up to Indiana

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Based on projected wins in the upcoming primaries, the Hoosier state might determine whether Republicans have a contested convention—or not

Police still searching for killer of Ohio family

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Shooting | UPDATE: Police worked through the night on the slayings of eight family members who were shot dead in homes in a rural southern Ohio county. They…

Doctor-pastor sues Georgia after sermons cost him new job

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | A public health expert and Seventh-Day Adventist preacher who lost a job offer from the State of Georgia over sermons posted to YouTube is suing for…

From Vanity to Christ: Remembering singer Denise Matthews

By Jim Long
Posted

Obituary | Vanity, a Prince protégé who renounced her sensual stage persona to enter Christian ministry, died Monday in Fremont, Calif., from complications of kidney…

Christian baker loses appeal in same-sex wedding cake case

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Religious Liberty | Jack Philips and his attorneys evaluate legal options—including taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Anglican rift over same-sex marriage widens

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Religion | Conservative Anglicans reiterated their frustration this week with the U.K.-based Anglican Communion over the growing divide on same-sex marriage. Six…

Building the Museum of the Bible

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book

Lord of the sea creatures

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | How God can foil Satan’s best-laid plans

John Kasich’s plan to take the money and run

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Healthcare | King Hezekiah messed up and there would be consequences. Because of his pride, the king foolishly displayed all the riches of God’s temple to snoopy…

Gender-bending policies follow cultural shift

By Nick Eicher
Posted

Transgenderism | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

More than immigration policy at stake in DAPA case

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Supreme Court | Ninety minutes of oral argument last week pitted 26 states, along with the U.S. House of Representatives, against the Obama administration’s unilateral…

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

House church on a hill

By June Cheng
Posted

China | A Christian school. A pro-life ministry. A presbytery. One trailblazing congregation in southwest China is launching politically taboo initiatives and…

Beliefs on homosexuality get Christian student kicked out of college

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | Former Missouri State University student Andrew Cash is suing the college for kicking him out based on his opposition to same-sex relationships. Cash, who…

Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his running mate

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Analysts say the former presidential contender is a good pick but might not help in the increasingly uphill battle against Donald Trump

The GOP divide

The GOP divide

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Campaign 2016 | A crack 160 years in the making

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

By Bob Brown
Posted

Transgenderism | The nation’s largest abortion provider capitalizes on the growing acceptance of transgender rights

Values platform

Values platform

By George Weaver
Posted

Politics | This summer the Grand Old Party will decide whether to continue defending traditional marriage

Proposal for U.S. Muslim cemetery shrouded in suspicion

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

Islam | Accusations of Islamophobia are swirling through rural Dudley, Mass., where a proposal to construct a Muslim-only cemetery has drawn criticism from town…

Races for the children

By Andrew Branch
Posted

Sports | Families use sports to promote, and take part in, adoption

Costa Rica’s silver anniversary not silvery

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Costa Rica | PUERTO LIMÓN, Costa Rica—Today is the 25th anniversary of the biggest recorded earthquake in the history of Costa Rica. The Limón earthquake, named…

Federal budget fight causes migraines—again

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Politics | Inter-party squabbles may dash hopes of passing a budget before the election

Democrats: Fetal tissue profit proof is fake

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Abortion | Abortion supporters on House panel investigating sale of baby body parts try to dismiss evidence of illegal activity

Trump, Clinton set sights on November

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Campaign 2016 | After decisive wins, candidates focus attacks on each other, rather than party rivals

Statesmen, not showmen

By Mindy Belz
Posted

History | In the old days those seeking the highest office visited the lowest place

New evidence: Baby body parts are big business

New evidence: Baby body parts are big business

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Abortion | Congressional investigation finds proof businesses are profiting—illegally—from fetal tissue trade

Traces of real grief tinge lighthearted fantasy The Huntsman: Winter’s War

By Bob Brown
Posted

Movies | Viewers who expect nothing more of The Huntsman: Winter’s War than a middling adventure-fantasy film won’t be disappointed. The sequel to the 2012 box office…

Here comes more harassment

Here comes more harassment

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Higher Education | College accreditation is often a farce, but it is a farce with more than $200 billion attached to it. Colleges that want to distribute to their students…

Cape Verde soldier arrested for killing 11

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Africa | Authorities in Cape Verde, an island nation off the coast of West Africa, arrested a soldier today on suspicion of killing eight fellow soldiers and three…

Life squared

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Books | The intersection of authority and vulnerability

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

Court backs choose-your-own-restroom policy

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Transgenderism | Federal appeals court rules high school discriminated against transgender student with restroom policy

Darrin Patrick commits to restoration process

By Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Religion | Popular megachurch pastor admits he needs ‘deep healing’ after elder board removes him from pulpit

Donald Trump outlines foreign policy vision

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Wide-ranging speech featured frequent contradictions

Kidnappings and unrest in Mali threaten aid efforts

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Terrorism | Islamic extremist group Ansar Dine has freed three members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) who where kidnapped Saturday, the…

Midday Roundup: FBI hints at hefty bill for iPhone hack

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Entry fee. The FBI paid at least $1.3 million to contract hackers for breaking into the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook, based on a statement…

The final fall

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Books | In an excerpt from her new book, senior editor Mindy Belz recounts the 2014 fall of Iraq’s Nineveh Plains, an ancient home for Christians and Jews, to…

Finding God’s strength through our weakness

Posted by John S. Dickerson

Religion | A wheelchair-bound mother experiences the power of God through her pain and suffering

House church on a hill

By June Cheng
Posted

China | A Christian school. A pro-life ministry. A presbytery. One trailblazing congregation in southwest China is launching politically taboo initiatives and…

Lord of the sea creatures

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | How God can foil Satan’s best-laid plans

New Bono short film urges people to read the Bible

By Jim Long
Posted

Religion | U-2 front man, Paul David Hewson, better known as “Bono,” has joined forces with Bible translator Eugene Peterson to produce a short film encouraging…

Doctor-pastor sues Georgia after sermons cost him new job

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | A public health expert and Seventh-Day Adventist preacher who lost a job offer from the State of Georgia over sermons posted to YouTube is suing for…

Strange sympathies

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Campaign 2016 | The reasons given for supporting Donald Trump don’t add up

Statesmen, not showmen

By Mindy Belz
Posted

History | In the old days those seeking the highest office visited the lowest place

GOP contest could be up to Indiana

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Based on projected wins in the upcoming primaries, the Hoosier state might determine whether Republicans have a contested convention—or not

Building the Museum of the Bible

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book

Here comes more harassment

Here comes more harassment

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Higher Education | College accreditation is often a farce, but it is a farce with more than $200 billion attached to it. Colleges that want to distribute to their students…

Proposal for U.S. Muslim cemetery shrouded in suspicion

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

Islam | Accusations of Islamophobia are swirling through rural Dudley, Mass., where a proposal to construct a Muslim-only cemetery has drawn criticism from town…

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

By Bob Brown
Posted

Transgenderism | The nation’s largest abortion provider capitalizes on the growing acceptance of transgender rights

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

Beliefs on homosexuality get Christian student kicked out of college

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | Former Missouri State University student Andrew Cash is suing the college for kicking him out based on his opposition to same-sex relationships. Cash, who…

Values platform

Values platform

By George Weaver
Posted

Politics | This summer the Grand Old Party will decide whether to continue defending traditional marriage

Curt Schilling strikes back

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Media | The former major league pitcher takes aim at ESPN’s biases

Black & blue

By Emily Belz, Jamie Dean & Daniel James Devine
Posted

Police | In a tense climate for police officers—including many minorities—pursuing relationships with a sometimes-jaded public remains key to serving and…

Just as I am

Just as I am

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Donald Trump is gaining traction among many self-proclaimed evangelical voters, but some stretch the label ‘evangelical’ to the breaking point

Waiting till the wedding

Waiting till the wedding

By Mary Jackson
Posted

Lifestyle | Churchgoers have joined the ranks of cohabitating couples. Some Christian leaders are directing them to a holier path

An ‘assets-based’ approach to church benevolence

An ‘assets-based’ approach to church benevolence

By Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
Posted

Poverty | Acknowledging the gifts, resources, and abilities of a low-income person seeking help

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

Argumentum ad baculum

By Joel Belz
Posted

Politics | Look out for neighborhood bullies

More than immigration policy at stake in DAPA case

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Supreme Court | Ninety minutes of oral argument last week pitted 26 states, along with the U.S. House of Representatives, against the Obama administration’s unilateral…

Christian baker loses appeal in same-sex wedding cake case

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Religious Liberty | Jack Philips and his attorneys evaluate legal options—including taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Anglican rift over same-sex marriage widens

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Religion | Conservative Anglicans reiterated their frustration this week with the U.K.-based Anglican Communion over the growing divide on same-sex marriage. Six…

New evidence: Baby body parts are big business

New evidence: Baby body parts are big business

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Abortion | Congressional investigation finds proof businesses are profiting—illegally—from fetal tissue trade

The Son of God and the ‘sons of the land’

By Sophia Lee
Posted

Southeast Asia | Ethnic Malays make up a largely unreached people group—in a nation with megachurches and missionaries. Some Christians are now undertaking the dangerous…

Donald Trump’s Alexander Pope factor

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Politics | In his victory speech following yesterday’s New York Republican presidential primary, Donald Trump referred to his opponent Ted Cruz as “Sen. Cruz,”

Costa Rica’s silver anniversary not silvery

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Costa Rica | PUERTO LIMÓN, Costa Rica—Today is the 25th anniversary of the biggest recorded earthquake in the history of Costa Rica. The Limón earthquake, named…

Friends of Ted

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Sen. Ted Cruz’s aggressive style has alienated many in Washington, but that’s not the whole picture

Consider the source

Consider the source

By Emily Belz
Posted

Books | Recent plagiarism scandals have persuaded some Christian publishers to work harder at keeping unoriginal writing out of print

Midday Roundup: Feds dig up longest drug smuggling tunnel yet

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Subterranean smuggling. U.S. officials have discovered a nearly half-mile-long underground drug tunnel—the longest ever found—connecting Tijuana, Mexico,

Hollywood surprised again by the Kendrick brothers

By Megan Basham
Posted

Movies | You have to wonder how many box office hits Alex and Stephen Kendrick are going to have to produce before Variety , The Hollywood Reporter , and other mainstream…

‘Agrihoods’ put nature at the center of life

By Rob Holmes
Posted

Lifestyle | Across the United States, “agrihoods” like Georgia’s Serenbe or Idaho’s Hidden Springs are satisfying a craving Americans have for feeling more…

High-school seniors fail to improve on national report card

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Nationwide testing results released this week show largely stagnant achievement rates and some declines for high-school seniors in 2015 compared to two years…

Keeping the faith on campus

Keeping the faith on campus

By Stephen V. Monsma & Stanley W. Carlson-Thies
Posted

Religious Liberty | Colleges welcome diversity, except when it comes to evangelical Christian student groups

Doomsday report

Doomsday report

By Janie B. Cheaney
Posted

Environment | What radical environmentalists always seem to miss about humanity

The GOP divide

The GOP divide

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Campaign 2016 | A crack 160 years in the making

Some Republicans join Democrats to kill Missouri religious liberty bill

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Religious Liberty | Three Republican state lawmakers in Missouri sided with Democrats on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have given voters the chance to weigh in on…

Teenage reads

Teenage reads

By Janie B. Cheaney & Hayley Schoeppler
Posted

Books | Romance, tragedy, ghosts, and a mechanical horse race

Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his running mate

Posted by Leigh Jones

Campaign 2016 | Analysts say the former presidential contender is a good pick but might not help in the increasingly uphill battle against Donald Trump

Christian baker loses appeal in same-sex wedding cake case

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Religious Liberty | Jack Philips and his attorneys evaluate legal options—including taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Gender-bending policies follow cultural shift

By Nick Eicher
Posted

Transgenderism | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

The GOP divide

The GOP divide

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Campaign 2016 | A crack 160 years in the making

Here comes more harassment

Here comes more harassment

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Higher Education | College accreditation is often a farce, but it is a farce with more than $200 billion attached to it. Colleges that want to distribute to their students…

Henry Olsen: How to spot a Republican

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Q&A | The GOP’s four faces and what they reveal about the election

Beliefs on homosexuality get Christian student kicked out of college

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | Former Missouri State University student Andrew Cash is suing the college for kicking him out based on his opposition to same-sex relationships. Cash, who…

Donald Trump outlines foreign policy vision

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Wide-ranging speech featured frequent contradictions

Values platform

Values platform

By George Weaver
Posted

Politics | This summer the Grand Old Party will decide whether to continue defending traditional marriage

Doctor-pastor sues Georgia after sermons cost him new job

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | A public health expert and Seventh-Day Adventist preacher who lost a job offer from the State of Georgia over sermons posted to YouTube is suing for…

John Kasich’s plan to take the money and run

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Healthcare | King Hezekiah messed up and there would be consequences. Because of his pride, the king foolishly displayed all the riches of God’s temple to snoopy…

Anglican rift over same-sex marriage widens

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Religion | Conservative Anglicans reiterated their frustration this week with the U.K.-based Anglican Communion over the growing divide on same-sex marriage. Six…

GOP contest could be up to Indiana

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Based on projected wins in the upcoming primaries, the Hoosier state might determine whether Republicans have a contested convention—or not

Donald Trump’s Alexander Pope factor

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Politics | In his victory speech following yesterday’s New York Republican presidential primary, Donald Trump referred to his opponent Ted Cruz as “Sen. Cruz,”

Statesmen, not showmen

By Mindy Belz
Posted

History | In the old days those seeking the highest office visited the lowest place

Building the Museum of the Bible

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

By Bob Brown
Posted

Transgenderism | The nation’s largest abortion provider capitalizes on the growing acceptance of transgender rights

DOJ prison reforms aim to turn convicts into productive citizens

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Prison | WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced new initiatives today aimed at reducing the population of America’s 2.2 million prisoners and…

Are defense cuts jeopardizing military readiness?

By Michael Cochrane
Posted

Military | After 15 years of combat, many of the U.S. military’s aging war machines are nearing the breaking point, with replacements either non-existent or taking a…

Lord of the sea creatures

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | How God can foil Satan’s best-laid plans

Democrats: Fetal tissue profit proof is fake

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Abortion | Abortion supporters on House panel investigating sale of baby body parts try to dismiss evidence of illegal activity

Federal budget fight causes migraines—again

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Politics | Inter-party squabbles may dash hopes of passing a budget before the election

Proposal for U.S. Muslim cemetery shrouded in suspicion

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

Islam | Accusations of Islamophobia are swirling through rural Dudley, Mass., where a proposal to construct a Muslim-only cemetery has drawn criticism from town…

Yappy hour for Phydeaux

By Victoria Queen & Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Lifestyle | Dogs get top treatment (and treats) in Austin, Texas

Some Republicans join Democrats to kill Missouri religious liberty bill

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Religious Liberty | Three Republican state lawmakers in Missouri sided with Democrats on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have given voters the chance to weigh in on…

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

Commander in chief Donald Trump

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Foreign Policy | A foreign policy speech does not a leader in crisis make

Finding God’s strength through our weakness

By John S. Dickerson
Posted

Religion | A wheelchair-bound mother experiences the power of God through her pain and suffering

Bailout prevention

By David Skeel
Posted

Money | Oversight and debt restructuring could be Puerto Rico’s likeliest chance for lasting reform

Society of stakeholders

Society of stakeholders

By Joel Belz
Posted

Healthcare | Obamacare is only one aspect of the healthcare mess

Progressives vs. biblical realists

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Politics | Over the years I’ve referred to “liberals” and been reluctant to use the moniker lots on the left like: “progressive.” I now plan to do the…

The felon vote

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has unilaterally and possibly unconstitutionally declared that 200,000 convicted felons in his state may vote this…

An ‘assets-based’ approach to church benevolence

An ‘assets-based’ approach to church benevolence

By Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
Posted

Poverty | Acknowledging the gifts, resources, and abilities of a low-income person seeking help

Midday Roundup: Federal judge upholds North Carolina voter ID law

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Legal limits. A federal judge ruled yesterday that North Carolina’s law requiring voters to show a picture ID at the polls is constitutional. “In sum,

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

Costa Rica’s silver anniversary not silvery

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Costa Rica | PUERTO LIMÓN, Costa Rica—Today is the 25th anniversary of the biggest recorded earthquake in the history of Costa Rica. The Limón earthquake, named…

New Bono short film urges people to read the Bible

By Jim Long
Posted

Religion | U-2 front man, Paul David Hewson, better known as “Bono,” has joined forces with Bible translator Eugene Peterson to produce a short film encouraging…

Trump, Clinton favored to win today’s primaries

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Both front-runners plan to pad their leads during today’s five contests

The political science of 2016

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Elections often bring surprises rather than security

Trump, Clinton set sights on November

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Campaign 2016 | After decisive wins, candidates focus attacks on each other, rather than party rivals

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