Lead Stories

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

Kent Brantly: I thank God for His mercy

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | In first public statement, Ebola-stricken missionary doctor recounts the horror of watching others die from the disease

A ‘ruthless campaign’

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | President Obama steps into Iraq’s deadly turmoil

Ebola-stricken doctor improving

By Jamie Dean
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Health | As Kent Brantly gives thanks for people praying for his recovery, massive challenges remain in West Africa for combating the deadly disease

Demonstrators demand change at Mars Hill

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | Current and former church members call for the resignation of Pastor Mark Driscoll

Was the American Revolution sinful?

Was the American Revolution sinful?

By Rod D. Martin
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Government | A father explains to his son why the Founding Fathers were justified in overthrowing the rule of King George

This movie is not for hipsters

By Emily Belz
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Movies | The director and lead actor of the forthcoming Calvary talk about death, Flannery O’Connor, and the problem with irony

Meriam Ibrahim arrives in the U.S.

By Jamie Dean
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Persecution | Long-awaited homecoming still leaves questions about U.S. efforts to help persecuted Christian woman

CCCU’s new president praised for her humility and deep faith

By Sophia Lee
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Education | The Council for Christian College and Universities (CCCU) announced Shirley V. Hoogstra of Calvin College as its seventh president on Wednesday, closing a…

To become a ‘perfect dunghill,’ embrace Calvinism?

To become a ‘perfect dunghill,’ embrace Calvinism?

By Michael A.G. Haykin & Jeffrey Robinson Sr.
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Books | Two Baptist scholars disagree by pointing out the mission-oriented vision of John Calvin and the other Reformers

Steady destruction—and deafening silence

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | The Islamic State destroys Jonah’s tomb and other Judeo-Christian sites in Mosul while President Obama remains mute

Trumpeting a dinosaur horn

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | A partially fossilized triceratops horn offers evidence the animal lived less than 65 million years ago, say scientists who discovered it

Left to Boko Haram’s mercy

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | A hundred days after kidnapping nearly 300 schoolgirls, the Islamic terror group continues to terrorize Christian villages

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