Politics+Current Affairs

ISIS Flag Flies in Asia’s Most Christian Country
Islamist insurgence in the southern Philippines forces Christians to flee, hide, or die.
Righteous Anger: Egypt’s Christians Respond to ISIS
With 100 massacred in five months, leaving vengeance to the Lord is getting harder for Copts.
Leaked Trump Rule: Any Religious Employer Can Opt Out of Contraception Coverage
Draft broadens exemptions to controversial Obamacare mandate. But Little Sisters will still sue.
Christians, Repent (Yes, Repent) of Spreading Conspiracy Theories and Fake News—It's Bearing False Witness
Try this instead: Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
Why the US Military Wants Fewer Generic Christians
Department of Defense now recognizes 216 religions.
Texas Adoption Law Could Jumpstart Christian Agencies Again
Some providers paused services out of fear of legal backlash for not placing children with gay couples.
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
Do This in Remembrance
Participating in the “high holy day” of American civil religion is beneficial for Christians, so long as we do so thoughtfully.
Moral Outrage in America Is Now for Everybody
Gallup finds record-high liberalism on 10 of 19 issues. Yet moderates and liberals are growing more concerned.
ISIS Kills 29 Christians on Church Bus Trip to Popular Monastery
(UPDATED) Egypt cancels Ramadan’s opening celebration as Copts resist revenge.
Why the Modern World Is Making Us Miserable
Mark Sayers asks us to look to the Bible’s steadying influence in an era of cultural turmoil.
The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted ChurchSubscriber Access Only
The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust.
Defending the Faith (of Others)Subscriber Access Only
Russian evangelicals’ hesitancy to back Jehovah’s Witnesses could backfire.
Gleanings: June 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).
Ben Sasse: Adolescence Is a Gift, but Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
The Nebraska senator wants parents to get serious about shepherding kids into responsible adulthood.
Prejudice and Discrimination: Why We Can’t Keep Covering Them Up
Baseball and the distinction between prejudice and discrimination
How Government Support Saved Me
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
Pew: Black Protestants Show Strongest Support for Paid Maternity Leave
A look into Christian views on paid leave and how the church can help new parents.
ICE Deports Christian Who Fled Persecution Back to Indonesia
Man who sought asylum in New Jersey church caught up in 100-day surge in non-criminal arrests.
Lutherans Remember the Reformation Where Germany Committed Genocide
Lutheran World Federation assembles in Namibia for 500th anniversary of Martin Luther.
Top Story June 23, 2017
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
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