Lead Stories

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

Soul-searching in South Korea

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | As the nation debates its collective responsibility for the Sewol disaster, Christians preach the message of grace

Nothing left for Mosul Christians but the sword

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | ISIS militants give Christians a final ultimatum, forcing them to flee or be killed

Plan to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling stalls

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Although they didn’t have enough support to bring the measure to the floor, 56 senators voted to force employers to pay for abortifacients

Trusting God for a second child in China

By June Cheng
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China | A Chinese house church pastor preaches faith in God before obedience to the government

Examining the ‘new critics’ of Genesis

Examining the ‘new critics’ of Genesis

By Hugh Ross
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Books | Some new interpretations of the creation account are ingenious—but are they true?

Nonprofits win contraceptive mandate reprieve

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | The Supreme Court’s order blocking the contraceptive mandate for Wheaton College is rare and wide-reaching

Why God is not a schoolyard bully

Why God is not a schoolyard bully

By Donald J. Johnson
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year runner-up in popular theology

Answering America’s critics

By Derringer Dick
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Documentary | Dinesh D’Souza’s latest documentary chastises the country’s critics but largely ignores their criticisms

Louis Zamperini gains his final freedom

By Andrew Branch
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Obituary | World War II POW, who forgave the captors who tortured him, died Wednesday

Meriam Ibrahim says her baby may be disabled

By Jamie Dean
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Sudan | As the Christian woman tries to flee to the United States, others remain persecuted and imprisoned in Sudan

Hobby Lobby wins big, but questions linger

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The high court gave Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood the win, but left the fates of other companies uncertain

The struggle to remain Mission True

The struggle to remain Mission True

By Peter Greer & Chris Horst
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year runner-up for analysis

 
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