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A biblical view of homosexuality

A biblical view of homosexuality

Posted by Kevin DeYoung

Books | Answering the most frequent objections Christians face. An excerpt from a WORLD Book of the Year runner-up

Michael Brown on outlasting the gay revolution

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The head of the FIRE School of Ministry explains how to stand up for a biblical view of sexuality

Nepal bans religious conversion in new draft constitution

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | Christians and Muslims in Nepal are criticizing the draft version of a new constitution that bans religious conversion. Spurred to action by the recent…

The tipping point?

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

News | Undercover videos shed light on Planned Parenthood’s ghastly business

Texas Supreme Court sides with Houston pastors in ordinance fight

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Religious Liberty | The Texas Supreme Court today ordered the City of Houston to either repeal a controversial non-discrimination policy or put it to a citywide vote this…

A lesson in pro-life apologetics

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | Scott Klusendorf has practical advice for talking to friends—and the media—about protecting the unborn

Warp speed

Warp speed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | Attitudes change at a breathtaking pace as Americans strive to be au courant

Midday Roundup: Teens’ weekend fishing trip goes horribly wrong

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Missing at sea. The Coast Guard is searching for two 14-year-old boys who went fishing off the Florida coast Friday and haven’t come back. Rescuers found…

Humbling Mr. Holmes

By Megan Basham
Posted

Movies | A suffering Sherlock Holmes finds meaning beyond logic

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Keeping their distance. Three major companies have asked Planned Parenthood to remove their names as corporate sponsors, The Daily Signal reported. Planned…

Sweet Cakes raises almost triple state fine on faith-based funding site

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Business | Christians looking to raise funds for religious liberty causes have a new crowdfunding option that won’t kick them off the site for defending their faith.

‘We can see how much we get out of it’

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | In latest video from the Center for Medical Progress, Planned Parenthood director talks about per-item price for aborted baby parts

Effort to defund Planned Parenthood gains steam

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | Two Congressmen introduced legislation yesterday to defund Planned Parenthood as state governments and congressional committees launch investigations into the…

Why selling baby parts should shock no one

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Abortion | “… if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become.” —Leon Kass, M.D., Toward a More Natural Science What is most shocking about an…

How can tissue ‘donation’ buy a Lamborghini?

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | In latest undercover video, Planned Parenthood executive says she doesn’t want to ‘lowball’ prices for baby parts

Former Holocaust refugee starts fund to rescue Christians from ISIS

By Katlyn Babyak
Posted

Persecution | Jewish Holocaust survivor Lord George Weidenfeld plans to evacuate and resettle up to 2,000 Syrian and Iraqi Christians threatened by the so-called Islamic…

Possible split threatens CCCU

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Higher Education | Decisions at Eastern Mennonite University and Goshen College spark tension among coalition of Christian schools

Paul Copan on winning hearts, not arguments

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | A Christian philosophy professor talks about the real purpose of apologetics

Constant targets

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | In central and northern Nigeria, defenseless Christians learn to cope with the threats and trauma from enemies visible and invisible

<em>Ant-Man</em>

Ant-Man

By Ian C. Bloom
Posted

Movies | Ant-Man , building on the ever-expanding Avengers universe of Stan Lee and Marvel Comics, channels ’50s sci-fi spectaculars like The Incredible Shrinking Man

Lafayette theater shooter had history of violence, mental illness

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Shooting | UPDATE: The family of movie theater shooter John Russel Houser said he had a violent streak and suffered from mental illness. In 2008, his family had him…

With justice for all?

With justice for all?

By Joel Belz
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | The Little Sisters of the Poor lose to Big Brother

Knowing <em>and</em> suppressing truth

Knowing and suppressing truth

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Sexuality | In Romans, the Apostle Paul writes that men “by their unrighteousness suppress the truth,” and in the next breath says that “what can be known about God…

Navigating public school as a Christian parent

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Public Schools | Advice for parents who don’t want public education to erode their students’ faith and values

Children of the Matrix

Children of the Matrix

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Technology | We invited an Egyptian couple to lunch after church and their 4-year-old boy fussed so much that the father, with evident reluctance, pulled out an iPad, and…

Tiny, powerful heartbeats

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Hope Award | South Region Winner: Miami clinic gives thousands of poor and mostly minority women the resources to help them choose life for their unborn children.

Turning Iran into a boa constrictor

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Iran | Lawmakers debate the effect of sanctions relief on Iran's ability to fund Middle East terror networks

Fighting terrorism with Facebook and Twitter

Fighting terrorism with Facebook and Twitter

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Terrorism | Congress wants social media sites to alert the government to possible terrorism activity, but some companies fear legislation could place too much…

Random mutations and the steady corruption of life’s digital download

Random mutations and the steady corruption of life’s digital download

By Dick Peterson
Posted

Intelligent Design | Advances in science, instead of buttressing key neo-Darwinian predictions on the origin and complexity of life, threaten to undermine them to the point of…

‘Glimmer of hope’ for Christian woman on Pakistan’s death row

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | Pakistan’s Supreme Court suspended the execution of Pakistani Christian Aasiya Noreen (more often called Asia Bibi) after agreeing last week to hear her…

Boy Scouts to allow homosexual leaders

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Boy Scouts | The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today ended its ban on homosexual leaders. The 45-12 vote came during BSA’s National Executive Board meeting in Irving,

China tightens grip on religious minorities ahead of Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

China | 
WASHINGTON—Human rights and religious practice are increasingly eroding in China, according to several witnesses who testified Thursday before the…

Congress scrambles to fix VA budget crisis

By Michael Cochrane
Posted

Military | Veterans Administration officials are hopeful Congress will act this week to avert a looming budget crisis that could force the department to shut down some…

Government sells Mt. Soledad land to private group

By La Shawn Barber
Posted

Government | I took a personal interest in the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in 2013 when my family and I visited the site in La Jolla, Calif. The tour guide told us the…

Answering difficult questions on sexuality and salvation

Answering difficult questions on sexuality and salvation

By Rosaria Butterfield
Posted

Books | An excerpt from Rosaria Butterfield’s sequel: Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ

Writing lessons from Maya Angelou

By Chelsea Boes
Posted

Essay | I often complain to my husband that nothing ever happens to me. At least, nothing happens to me compared to Maya Angelou.  If you read the obituaries of…

Little platoons, under attack

Little platoons, under attack

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Hope Award | Our 10th annual Hope Awards come as Christian poverty-fighting groups face an unprecedented challenge

Weekend Reads: Two books to highlight Christ’s glory

Weekend Reads: Two books to highlight Christ’s glory

By Caleb Nelson
Posted

Books | Look and Live: Behold the Soul-Thrilling, Sin-Destroying Glory of Christ By Matt Papa Twenty-seven million human beings are enslaved today. More than 50…

Can a 17-year-old girl be a pimp?

Can a 17-year-old girl be a pimp?

By Gaye Clark
Posted

Human Trafficking | Michigan Judge Joyce Draganchuk sentenced Mariah Haughton, 17, to four to 20 years in prison last week after she pleaded guilty to human trafficking and…

Paper Towns glorifies questions over answers

By Alicia Cohn
Posted

Movies | John Green sets his wildly successful novels around life transition in the lives of young adults. He taps into this disproportionate drama better than any…

A biblical view of homosexuality

A biblical view of homosexuality

Posted by Kevin DeYoung

Books | Answering the most frequent objections Christians face. An excerpt from a WORLD Book of the Year runner-up

Michael Brown on outlasting the gay revolution

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The head of the FIRE School of Ministry explains how to stand up for a biblical view of sexuality

A lesson in pro-life apologetics

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | Scott Klusendorf has practical advice for talking to friends—and the media—about protecting the unborn

Christians taking risks

By Angela Lu & Emily Belz
Posted

Religion | Two Christian men, in two different parts of the world, upended their lives to serve their Lord

Humbling Mr. Holmes

By Megan Basham
Posted

Movies | A suffering Sherlock Holmes finds meaning beyond logic

Happy birthday, culture war!

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Media | The 90th anniversary of the Scopes “Monkey Trial”

Paul Copan on winning hearts, not arguments

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | A Christian philosophy professor talks about the real purpose of apologetics

Christian cultural dominance through weakness

Christian cultural dominance through weakness

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Culture | The political arena is an angry place, where people contend with each other, for themselves and for their friends, over competitive goods like wealth, power,

Out of the ashes

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | In Christian communities ravaged by Boko Haram militants, churches find new life among the ruins

Warp speed

Warp speed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | Attitudes change at a breathtaking pace as Americans strive to be au courant

Blindsided

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Religion | Hundreds of evangelicals were caught off guard in March when their church leaders, without any open discussion, announced that sexually active homosexuals…

Navigating public school as a Christian parent

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Public Schools | Advice for parents who don’t want public education to erode their students’ faith and values

The tipping point?

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

News | Undercover videos shed light on Planned Parenthood’s ghastly business

Answering difficult questions on sexuality and salvation

Answering difficult questions on sexuality and salvation

By Rosaria Butterfield
Posted

Books | An excerpt from Rosaria Butterfield’s sequel: Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ

Nepal bans religious conversion in new draft constitution

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | Christians and Muslims in Nepal are criticizing the draft version of a new constitution that bans religious conversion. Spurred to action by the recent…

With justice for all?

With justice for all?

By Joel Belz
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | The Little Sisters of the Poor lose to Big Brother

Constant targets

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | In central and northern Nigeria, defenseless Christians learn to cope with the threats and trauma from enemies visible and invisible

David R. Shedd: Snakes and scorpions

By Gordon Middleton
Posted

Q&A | Examining the future of America’s national security in a changing world

Boy Scouts to allow homosexual leaders

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Boy Scouts | The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today ended its ban on homosexual leaders. The 45-12 vote came during BSA’s National Executive Board meeting in Irving,

Developing the Daniel Option

Developing the Daniel Option

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Culture | This is no time to give up on politics

Random mutations and the steady corruption of life’s digital download

Random mutations and the steady corruption of life’s digital download

By Dick Peterson
Posted

Intelligent Design | Advances in science, instead of buttressing key neo-Darwinian predictions on the origin and complexity of life, threaten to undermine them to the point of…

Children of the Matrix

Children of the Matrix

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Technology | We invited an Egyptian couple to lunch after church and their 4-year-old boy fussed so much that the father, with evident reluctance, pulled out an iPad, and…

Why selling baby parts should shock no one

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Abortion | “… if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become.” —Leon Kass, M.D., Toward a More Natural Science What is most shocking about an…

No way out

No way out

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Common Core | Common core is pushing a deeply flawed teaching model on all American students

Possible split threatens CCCU

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Higher Education | Decisions at Eastern Mennonite University and Goshen College spark tension among coalition of Christian schools

Journey of grace

Journey of grace

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Q&A | From lesbianism to the parking lot to church: An interview with author Rosaria Butterfield

Diagnostic bacteria

Diagnostic bacteria

By Julie Borg
Posted

Science | Researchers may have a new way to catch diseases early

Background check

By Sophia Lee
Posted

Television | The inside life of a Hollywood extra

Knowing <em>and</em> suppressing truth

Knowing and suppressing truth

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Sexuality | In Romans, the Apostle Paul writes that men “by their unrighteousness suppress the truth,” and in the next breath says that “what can be known about God…

Wheaton’s ‘gay celibate Christian’

By Julie Roys
Posted

Sexuality | The evangelical college’s counselor believes she cannot change her sexual orientation, but others say that denies God’s ability to heal

‘We can see how much we get out of it’

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | In latest video from the Center for Medical Progress, Planned Parenthood director talks about per-item price for aborted baby parts

Writing lessons from Maya Angelou

By Chelsea Boes
Posted

Essay | I often complain to my husband that nothing ever happens to me. At least, nothing happens to me compared to Maya Angelou.  If you read the obituaries of…

‘Homosexual acts’ no longer taboo at Baylor?

By Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Higher Education | Critics of the school’s new conduct policy say it’s too vague to protect against future challenges to the sanctity of marriage

Rod Dreher explains the ‘Benedict Option’

Rod Dreher explains the ‘Benedict Option’

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The popular conservative commentator lays out a new way for Christians to interact with the culture

Scalpel on wheels

By Jae Wasson & Evan Wilt
Posted

Lifestyle | Doctor serves despite great personal and family cost

Acts on screen

By Sophia Lee
Posted

Television | NBC miniseries brings the New Testament book to TV

The Iran deal: A moral failure

By Nate Madden
Posted

Iran | Now that diplomats from around the world have reached a deal regarding Iran’s continuation of its nuclear enrichment efforts, many will lament the missed…

Congress scrambles to fix VA budget crisis

By Michael Cochrane
Posted

Military | Veterans Administration officials are hopeful Congress will act this week to avert a looming budget crisis that could force the department to shut down some…

Be on guard

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Religion | Watching for signs that a church may be about to cave to gay pressures

Crowdfunding the future

Crowdfunding the future

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Money | New regulations could dramatically change entrepreneurship in America

With justice for all?

With justice for all?

Posted by Joel Belz

Healthcare Mandate | The Little Sisters of the Poor lose to Big Brother

The tipping point?

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

News | Undercover videos shed light on Planned Parenthood’s ghastly business

Warp speed

Warp speed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | Attitudes change at a breathtaking pace as Americans strive to be au courant

A lesson in pro-life apologetics

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | Scott Klusendorf has practical advice for talking to friends—and the media—about protecting the unborn

Knowing <em>and</em> suppressing truth

Knowing and suppressing truth

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Sexuality | In Romans, the Apostle Paul writes that men “by their unrighteousness suppress the truth,” and in the next breath says that “what can be known about God…

A biblical view of homosexuality

A biblical view of homosexuality

By Kevin DeYoung
Posted

Books | Answering the most frequent objections Christians face. An excerpt from a WORLD Book of the Year runner-up

Michael Brown on outlasting the gay revolution

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The head of the FIRE School of Ministry explains how to stand up for a biblical view of sexuality

Navigating public school as a Christian parent

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Public Schools | Advice for parents who don’t want public education to erode their students’ faith and values

‘We can see how much we get out of it’

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | In latest video from the Center for Medical Progress, Planned Parenthood director talks about per-item price for aborted baby parts

Children of the Matrix

Children of the Matrix

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Technology | We invited an Egyptian couple to lunch after church and their 4-year-old boy fussed so much that the father, with evident reluctance, pulled out an iPad, and…

Midday Roundup: Teens’ weekend fishing trip goes horribly wrong

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Missing at sea. The Coast Guard is searching for two 14-year-old boys who went fishing off the Florida coast Friday and haven’t come back. Rescuers found…

Earth to Kepler-452b

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Science | NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically sustain life. This revelation…

Boy Scouts to allow homosexual leaders

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Boy Scouts | The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today ended its ban on homosexual leaders. The 45-12 vote came during BSA’s National Executive Board meeting in Irving,

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

Midday Roundup: Corporations shun Planned Parenthood

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Keeping their distance. Three major companies have asked Planned Parenthood to remove their names as corporate sponsors, The Daily Signal reported. Planned…

Texas Supreme Court sides with Houston pastors in ordinance fight

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Religious Liberty | The Texas Supreme Court today ordered the City of Houston to either repeal a controversial non-discrimination policy or put it to a citywide vote this…

Obama talks gay rights, corruption in East Africa

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Africa | President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa began Friday with a warm welcome in Kenya, where his father was born. Billboards announcing his arrival covered the…

Random mutations and the steady corruption of life’s digital download

Random mutations and the steady corruption of life’s digital download

By Dick Peterson
Posted

Intelligent Design | Advances in science, instead of buttressing key neo-Darwinian predictions on the origin and complexity of life, threaten to undermine them to the point of…

Will Donald Trump’s privilege be his stumbling block?

By Jarvis J. Williams
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Donald Trump’s recent litany of controversial statements about former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, illegal immigration, and other political topics has catapulted…

The curious case of the Catholic school

The curious case of the Catholic school

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Education | I had nuns for 12 years of formal education (followed by priests for four years of college). The habit of the Canadian-based religious order included long…

Cold pact

By James Bruce
Posted

Religion | Mainline Protestants cheer pope’s stance on global warming

Writing lessons from Maya Angelou

By Chelsea Boes
Posted

Essay | I often complain to my husband that nothing ever happens to me. At least, nothing happens to me compared to Maya Angelou.  If you read the obituaries of…

Government sells Mt. Soledad land to private group

By La Shawn Barber
Posted

Government | I took a personal interest in the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in 2013 when my family and I visited the site in La Jolla, Calif. The tour guide told us the…

Planned Parenthood defends dead baby ‘donation’

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | After undercover sting reveals practice of harvesting baby body parts for research, abortion giant claims it doesn’t profit

Humbling Mr. Holmes

By Megan Basham
Posted

Movies | A suffering Sherlock Holmes finds meaning beyond logic

Christian cultural dominance through weakness

Christian cultural dominance through weakness

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Culture | The political arena is an angry place, where people contend with each other, for themselves and for their friends, over competitive goods like wealth, power,

Our vaporous religious liberty

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Religious Liberty | When the Supreme Court pulled a right to same-sex marriage out of the Constitutional hat in Obergefell v. Hodges , the justices also performed a disappearing act…

Lawmakers push protections for marriage views

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Religious Liberty | Bill to prevent government discrimination could get a vote before August recess

Three opportunities for the resolute

Three opportunities for the resolute

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

WORLD | Suggestions for those contemplating New Year’s resolutions: If you have writing talent, resolve to write an Amy-eligible article for your local,

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Family | British lawmakers want to limit child tax credits to a woman’s first two children, according to a new budget presented by the majority Conservative Party in…

A nation of unappreciative critics

By Barnabas Piper
Posted

Culture | One of the saddest things I see online every day is how little we are able to appreciate anything. I noticed it during the NBA Finals when instead of being…

Obama, you're no Ronald Reagan

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Iran | At his press conference last Wednesday, our president of self-regard again linked himself with Ronald Reagan, seeking to equate his supposed success in…

Why selling baby parts should shock no one

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Abortion | “… if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become.” —Leon Kass, M.D., Toward a More Natural Science What is most shocking about an…

<em>Mmmm ...</em> four books of the year

Mmmm ... four books of the year

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

2015 Books Issue | A committee of WORLD writers chose these books, spread among four categories, that should be ‘chewed and digested’

Iraqi troops wrest strategic Anbar base from ISIS

By Abby Reese
Posted

ISIS | Iraqi forces recaptured Anbar University on Sunday, a key Islamic State (ISIS) base located on the outskirts of Ramadi. The operation to retake the university…

The best in fiction and history

The best in fiction and history

By Michel Faber & Erik Larson
Posted

2015 Books Issue | Excerpts from two of WORLD’s Books of the Year

CDC: More teenagers turning to Plan B

CDC: More teenagers turning to Plan B

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Health | Teen pregnancy has declined by 51 percent since peaking in the early 1990s, but new government data show more young girls are relying on the morning-after…

Effort to defund Planned Parenthood gains steam

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | Two Congressmen introduced legislation yesterday to defund Planned Parenthood as state governments and congressional committees launch investigations into the…

New York, University of California adopt $15 minimum wage

By Jae Wasson
Posted

Business | Maybe New York’s fast-food workers shouldn’t be celebrating their new $15 minimum wage. While advocates for a higher minimum wage say it will help…

Maximum impact

By David Skeel
Posted

News | Minimum wage laws have forced Puerto Rico to say ‘Adios’ to jobs

Guilt by association

Guilt by association

By Scott Lamb
Posted

Sports | New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter collected his 3,000th hit on July 9. Although 27 other players in major league baseball history had gone before Jeter…

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