Lead Stories

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

Why Christian education

Why Christian education

By Jim Drexler
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Education | Training and nurturing covenant children while preparing them for ‘works of service’

Thirteen years of perseverance

By Emily Belz
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9/11 | On the anniversary of 9/11, families of victims reflect and officials assess the current terrorist threat from the Middle East

New York churches look to Iraq on 9/11

By Emily Belz
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Religion | Evangelicals in the city will gather to pray for persecuted Christians in the Middle East

Obama outlines his ISIS strategy

By J.C. Derrick
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ISIS | The president calls for the eradication of the terrorist group but without the use of combat troops

A cosmic cowboy’s tales of the road

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Singer/songwriter Michael Martin Murphey talks about his hits and his walk with Jesus

Democrats buffeted by November headwinds

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | Republicans have a slight edge in the fight for the Senate, but victory is far from guaranteed

Little Sisters rejects government ‘accommodation’

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | Catholic group becomes the first major litigant to fight the latest nonprofit regulation

The faulty concept of ‘Christian karma’

The faulty concept of ‘Christian karma’

By Peter Greer
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Ministry | An excerpt from Peter Greer’s The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good

How long is too long to detain immigrants?

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | The government is indefinitely holding non-citizens on what critics say is suspect legal reasoning

More turmoil for Seattle’s Mars Hill Church

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | Worship leader Dustin Kensrue’s resignation caps two difficult weeks since Pastor Mark Driscoll announced a six-week sabbatical

Dinesh D’Souza pleads for mercy, voices regret

By Emily Belz
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Courts | Conservative commentator asks judge not to send him to jail after pleading guilty to orchestrating illegal campaign contributions

Women’s college redefines ‘women’

By Daniel James Devine
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Sexuality | Mount Holyoke becomes the first of the ‘Seven Sisters’ to accept transgender students based solely on their self-identity

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