Lead Stories

 
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In-depth, online-only feature-length articles written by WORLD's team of editors, reporters, and contributors.

Virtual games, real empathy

By Drew Dixon
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Technology | Can video games help create cultural understanding and inspire evangelism?

Tales of detention center woes

By Sophia Lee
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Immigration | A California nonprofit helps immigrant detainees tell their stories of isolation, suffering, and abuse

Joni Eareckson Tada: Suffering is sacred

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The beloved quadriplegic and disability activist takes the American church to task for trying to eliminate suffering from the Christian life

Election 2014: Security fears explode

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | Despite a resurgence of hot-button topics for Republicans, Democrats continue to defy odds and keep races close

Art at the center of life with Down syndrome

By Courtney Crandell
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Lifestyle | People with different ability levels need the arts, and the arts need them, too

Idaho ministers ordered to perform gay weddings

By Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | Under a city ordinance, pastors who operate a wedding chapel business can’t refuse to perform same-sex marriages

James and Ryan Dobson talk legacies

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The father and son team talk about a new initiative to bring Dr. Dobson's wisdom to the next generation

Point-counterpoint: Father Abraham’s children

By Andrée Seu Peterson & John Piper
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Religion | Should evangelicals support the state of Israel because it has a divine right to the land? Andrée Seu Peterson and John Piper have different perspectives

How a founder of country rock found Christ

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Richie Furay now pastors a church in Broomfield, Colo.

Houston strikes sermons from subpoena

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | But other demands remain in place, making the revision meaningless, pastors’ lawyers say

Patrick Henry College president steps down

By Daniel James Devine
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Higher Education | Leadership change comes as school pushes for growth

Texas AG: Sermon subpoena is unconstitutional

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | State officials join evangelical leaders to call on Houston mayor to withdraw subpoena demanding pastors’ sermons and emails

 
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