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
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.
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 God Is Strange and Awful
Victor Lee Austin was living a Song of Songs life. Then he learned what it’s like to become Job.
Then he learned what it's like to become Job. Andrew Byers/ May 20, 2016. LilKar / Shutterstock. Losing Susan: Brain Disease, the Priest's Wife, and the God Who Gives and Takes Away
An Evangelical’s Guide to the Enneagram
What’s behind the popular self-assessment tool making its way to your church.
Like a tracer chemical in the blood stream that helps identify the disease, the Enneagram brings to the surface indicators of what might be motivating sinful or harmful actions and
Before You Vote, Watch ‘Vertigo’
What Hitchcock's thriller can teach us about sexism, nostalgia, and the gospel's call to justice.
Bob Dylan calls this “the disease of conceit.” If America, like Detective Ferguson, succumbs to such obsessions, our nation may suffer a costly justice that we have so far, by grace, been
Learning to Love Our Gut Bacteria
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Here's why they matter.
They shape how and what we eat, how we reproduce, how we fight disease, how we sleep. From our earliest moments, they are very much us. The Colonized Child.
Our Souls Are Strengthened Through Suffering
Lessons I’ve learned through nearly five decades of quadriplegia
Suffering forces us to look forward to the day when God will close the curtain on all disease, death, sorrow, and pain (Rev. 21:4). Until then, we have work to do!
When Prolonging Life Means Prolonging Suffering
A trauma surgeon on when letting go of our loved ones is the most God-honoring thing we can do.
In our current era of high-technology critical care, 25 percent of patients over the age of 65 years old die in an ICU, according to the Center for Disease Control.
How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused.
A simple query generates everything from data gathered at the Center for Disease Control to industry-funded organizations to grassroots websites and mommy blogs, all citing peer
Died: Ed Dobson, Pastor and One-Time Moral Majority Leader
After he was diagnosed with ALS in 2000, Dobson spoke and wrote on how to die—and live—well.
The ultimate judgment is up to God, not me or Jerry.". In 2000, at age 50, Dobson was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease and given 2-5 years to live.