Politics+Current Affairs

North Korea Frees American Christians
President Trump announced that the three prisoners have been released prior to his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un.
Report: So-Called Christians Have Sense of Humor
The Babylon Bee lampoons evangelical culture and teaches us to lighten up, already.
Church Massacre Shakes Central African Capital
Priest among 16 killed during Mass at Bangui Catholic church which suffered a similar attack in May 2014.
Taking the Measure of Trump Country
A writer and a scholar attempt sympathetic portrayals of the president’s rural supporters, but their sympathy only extends so far.
Trump Reveals White House Faith Initiative on National Day of Prayer
Annual observance concludes with Southern Baptist leader Ronnie Floyd interviewing Frank and Sherri Pomeroy from First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
Trump Tells Nigeria’s President Church Attacks Must Stop
Meeting follows widespread Sunday protests by Christians who oppose their government’s lack of action against Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram.
Study: Clinton Voters Much More Likely to Leave Evangelicalism than Trump Voters
How political divides impact religious affiliation and attendance.
Scotland’s Evangelical Island Gets Its First Mosque
Why supporting Muslims on the Isle of Lewis is mere Christianity.
When the Rohingya Came, This Christian Hospital Was Ready
After decades shut out of refugee camps, medical missionaries in Bangladesh offer expert care to those who fled Myanmar.
Nigerian Mass Becomes a Massacre: Herdsmen Kill 18 Worshipers, Adding to Hundreds of Victims
‘Vile, evil, and satanic’ attacks by Fulani now outnumber Boko Haram, one of the world's deadliest terror groups.
Bethel Music and Bieber Sang It. But Do We Really Believe in ‘Reckless Love’?
Worship experts weigh in on the theology beneath Cory Asbury’s chart-topping hit.
5,000 Pastors Rally to Defend Housing Tax Break Ruled Unconstitutional
Appeal: Exemptions do more than just save pastors $800 million a year.
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
Jesus, Take the Control Wheel: Southwest Pilot Saw Flying as Ministry
Fellow Texas Baptists cheer on Tammie Jo Shults, who heroically landed Flight 1390 after engine failure.
Gleanings: May 2018Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our May issue).
Rwanda Weeds the Church PlantsSubscriber Access Only
Thousands of churches closed in attempt to curb bad buildings—and bad preaching.
Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Persecuted ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
“Watu Wote” shows the power and limits of African and Arab films to probe interfaith relations.
The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.Subscriber Access Only
How the civil-rights hero honed his preaching skills and prophetic vision at a Northern liberal seminary.
Southern Christianity Is Bigger Than the Bible BeltSubscriber Access Only
A scholar’s journey through the region reveals much more than Baptists and church barbecues.
Top Story May 24, 2018
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy Lab
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy Lab
What dissecting bodies taught me about the passion story and life after death.
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