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Weekend Reads: Death in a church, life in a believer

Weekend Reads: Death in a church, life in a believer

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive By Thom Rainer I go to a dying church. In fact, my congregation will almost certainly close in less…

Examining the ‘new critics’ of Genesis

Examining the ‘new critics’ of Genesis

By Hugh Ross
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Books | Some new interpretations of the creation account are ingenious—but are they true?

Tolerance in the court

By Emily Belz
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News | Supreme Court broadens ‘religious exercise’ definition as well as exemptions to contraceptive mandate

The 6 a.m. fire alarm

The 6 a.m. fire alarm

By Mindy Belz
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Religion | It’s a time to learn what real Christian women are made of

Mt. Zion Methodist Church

Mt. Zion Methodist Church

By The Editors
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Houses of God | Philadelphia, Miss.

China beachhead

By June Cheng
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China | Pro-life efforts are growing in the nation with the most abortions. But saving lives in the womb is an enormous challenge—even within the church

Why ‘compassionate conservatism’ died

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | About once a month I get a letter from a WORLD reader asking me what happened to what became known as “compassionate conservatism.” Here’s a quick…

Episcopalians in South Carolina take their $500 million property fight to court

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Religion | About 50 churches from the Diocese of South Carolina are going to court this week in an attempt to keep their name, seal, and $500 million in property…

From weddings to weedings

From weddings to weedings

By Marvin Olasky
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Science | If you attended some evangelical church weddings last month, you probably heard a pastor delivering a homily based on the last section of Chapter 2 of…

Doug Phillips leaves the church he founded

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | In an announcement, Boerne Christian Assembly says Phillips left without following the procedures he emphasized during his ministry

Why God is not a schoolyard bully

Why God is not a schoolyard bully

By Donald J. Johnson
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year runner-up in popular theology

Louis Zamperini's greatest victory came through faith in Christ

By Jamie Dean
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Obituary | Celebrated war hero aimed to shift glory to God and others

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