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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.

What's your favorite Super Bowl ad from recent years?

What's your favorite Super Bowl ad from recent years?

By Marvin Olasky
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Television | Why do television shows often portray America as worse than it really is, but the commercials that grab us make it look better? Rachel Lynn Aldrich did a…

In Canada, it’s career vs. conviction for some Christians

In Canada, it’s career vs. conviction for some Christians

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | Two Canadian professional groups have begun a process of effectively blacklisting Christian doctors and lawyers. A Canadian legal group committed to diversity…

Don’t be blinded by the spectacle

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | We all know that “the big game” is on Sunday, Super Bowl Sunday, that is. And how could we have missed it with all the hype and controversy? It started…

Witch trials, 1692 to 2014

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | Megan McArdle, a Bloomberg columnist whose web articles would be must-reads if any were (as John Piper points out, only the Bible is a must-read), published…

Completing instead of competing

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Marriage | “We could write a story. It wouldn’t be that hard.” With those words, our storybook began. Jonathan and I were sitting in the cushiony blueness of the…

Another snow job

By Cal Thomas
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Climate Change | The network meteorologists barely had time to come up for air while “forecasting” the latest snowstorm non-disaster. Politicians, fearing what might…

The house next door

The house next door

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | The woman two doors down from us is moving away, so the two of us went out for coffee. The elephant in the room was the subject of the house between hers and…

Living out the Good Samaritan in Liberia

By Russ Pulliam
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Ebola Virus | He could be farming comfortably in Clinton County. She could still be a top agricultural official in Indiana state government. Instead Travis and Gina Sheets…

The gospel, the government, and you

The gospel, the government, and you

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | In the great United States, with the Christian faith as its foundation, we’re slouching toward a baffling and potentially faith-suppressing state of…

Republicans need a new pro-life strategy

By Cal Thomas
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Abortion | As thousands descended on Washington last week for the annual March for Life, the Republican House of Representatives was busy watering down a pro-life bill…

Incubating character in the home

Incubating character in the home

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father, age 90, moved in with us last year, and it is all to the good. I didn’t say it is all without challenges. But who ever produced anything…

Love vs. abortion

By Marvin Olasky
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Abortion | Romanian is a beautiful romance language, and Romanian poet Claudiu Lulciuc has a beautiful voice as he recites his poem “The Fruit of Love (A Manifesto…

 
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