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WORLD's online columnists offer news analysis from a biblical perspective and insightful opinions on topics that arise at the intersection of Christianity and culture.

Ebola’s rude interruption in Liberia

By Russ Pulliam
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Ebola Virus | Hoosier farmers Travis and Gina Sheets had a dream: helping the West African nation of Liberia move from importing food to exporting it. But the Ebola crisis…

What Jack Ma can re-teach America

By Cal Thomas
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Business | In the fairy tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves , Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback.

A one-act play

A one-act play

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Room 304 of the Toll building, the critical care wing at Abington Hospital, only seemed like an ordinary patient room. It was in fact for four days the…

Doing Britain the Scots way

By D.C. Innes
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U.K. | So Scotland has decided against national divorce. It was an odd settlement that Alex Salmond, the Scottish National Party leader, was proposing. The northern…

Money and politics

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Politics | For more than a year, Majority Leader Harry Reid had taken to the Senate floor numerous times to blast the Koch brothers, billionaire industrialists and…

Fall cleaning

Fall cleaning

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | This was the Sunday afternoon my mother and I were going to move her summer clothes to the far end of the closet and her winter clothes to the close end where…

Blogging toward humility

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | Folks still speak of “the blogosphere,” but it no longer is one sphere (if it ever was). Many readers have feeds of their favorite blogs, and that’s…

Weekend Reads: Old Testament exposition

Weekend Reads: Old Testament exposition

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Jesus on Every Page: 10 Simple Ways to Seek and Find Christ in the Old Testament By David Murray Jesus on Every Page: 10 Simple Ways to Seek and Find Christ in

Should Christians watch the NFL?

By Nick Eicher
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Sports | This week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about how Christians should react to the National Football

A shovel-ready job

A shovel-ready job

By Amy Henry
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Parenting | On a recent blistering Kansas day, a group of students and teachers are re-mulching an impossibly long walking path as part of our weekly school workday. The…

Outrage isn’t action

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Something has been made strikingly clear in recent weeks: the power of public opinion to sway decision-makers. Two of the National Football League’s premier…

Note to self: Love people because they’re not here long

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | On Sunday my mother and father and I went out on one of the most beautiful afternoons God ever made, and looked for deer at the 260-acre cemetery nearby. My…

 
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