How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently
Most pastors want their churches to be a safe haven, but don’t have a plan to get there.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost a quarter of American women (24.3%) and 1 in 7 men (13.8%) have “experienced severe physical violence by an
Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame
The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand
prone. Consequently, more Westerners are seeking release from the disease of shame—that dreadful feeling of unworthiness and isolation. Building
The Painful Questions about Genetics and Race
Mistrust of medicine clouds possibility of treatment for sickle-cell
The two are co-founders of the Health Ministries Network and the Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine, groups which advocate for research into maladies such as sickle-cell disease
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More
Four core aspects of recovery that are essential for addressing addiction.
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More. Four core aspects of recovery that are essential for addressing addiction. Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More. Stuart Fisher.
Realizing My Addiction Had Chosen Me Began My Road to Recovery
Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding.
Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding. Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding.
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Here are the Top 10 features that readers read most.
9. Realizing My Addiction Had Chosen Me Began My Road to Recovery Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding. Stuart Fisher.
America's Abortion Rate Hits All-Time Low
Less than 1 million pregnancies terminated for first time since 1975.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which also reported a decline in abortions in its December announcement, does not require states to provide information
Opposition to Assisted Suicide Dies Out
Most Americans, including 4 in 10 evangelicals, want doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives.
In LifeWay Research's survey, 67 percent of Americans agree with the statement, “When a person is facing a painful terminal disease, it is morally acceptable to ask for a physician's aid
Haiti Hurricane Displaces Sponsored Children
A third of Compassion’s 270 child centers shut down in wake of Hurricane Matthew.
“Intense rains in May and June of 2016, as well as the potential loss of immunity to cholera four years after the highest peaks of the disease have increased the number of suspected
Christians to Science: Leave Our Bodies How God Made Them
Pew examines how US religious groups feel about the ways that biomedicine can enhance human abilities.
0; tweet; share; email; print. Gene editing, brain chip implants, and synthetic blood may reduce the risk of disease, sharpen minds, and improve body strength.
When Modern Medicine Becomes a False God
A doctor reflects on what healthcare can—and can’t—accomplish.
“Although our world is full of disease, accidents, and random misfortunes,” writes Bob Cutillo, a physician at This approach made sense when infectious disease was our biggest threat.
Responses to our December issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.
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In the Image of Our Choosing
In a new era of genetics, where’s the line between healing and enhancement?
This advance holds tremendous promise for curing any number of genetically driven maladies, including sickle-cell disease and various forms of cancer.