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Nicholas Kristof’s defense of evangelicals

By John S. Dickerson
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Religion | On Sunday, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof observed a cemented bias against evangelical Christians among his erudite colleagues: “Today, among urban…

Globe Trot: Iran talks seek last-minute deal

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: With talks over Iran’s nuclear program continuing hours before a March 31 deadline, negotiators are reportedly stuck on two issues, the…

Adopting Haitian twins in the Dominican Republic

By Sharla Megilligan
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Adoption | A reality story

Weekend Reads: Workaholics and witnesses

Weekend Reads: Workaholics and witnesses

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Work, Play, Love: A Visual Guide to Calling, Career, and the Mission of God By Mark Shaw The sphere of work—complete with huge teeth—attempts to chomp down…

Abducted missionary set free in Nigeria

By Lynde Langdon
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Missions | An American missionary abducted last month from a school in Nigeria has been released and is safe, the Free Methodist Church USA said today. In a statement on…

Midday Roundup: Rand Paul wins CPAC presidential straw poll

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fan favorite. Attendees at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) said Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was their top choice for the 2016…

U.S. missionary snatched in Nigeria

By Leigh Jones
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Missions | Masked gunmen kidnapped an American missionary in central Nigeria on Monday and are demanding $300,000 for her release. The Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary…

Weekend Reads: The power of worship, in Haiti and at home

Weekend Reads: The power of worship, in Haiti and at home

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Miracle on Voodoo Mountain: A Young Woman’s Remarkable Story of Pushing Back the Darkness for the Children of Haiti  (Thomas Nelson, 2015) is a gripping…

Texas man vanishes in Mexico, raises fears about mission trip safety

By J.C. Derrick
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Missions | As demonstrators continue to protest the Mexican government’s perceived botched investigation into the disappearance of 43 students, the new disappearance…

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…

Nursing new beginnings in CAR

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | Graduates from a new nursing program championed by an American couple are bringing physical and spiritual healing to Central African Republic

Perseverance of the saints: A tribute to missionary translators

By Marvin Olasky
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Religion | We read sometimes of “unreached people groups” and efforts to translate the Bible into their own language. But what does it take to succeed in that…

 
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