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The Government Is Ending Fetal Tissue Research. Some Scientists Say We Don’t Need It.
How experts and pro-life advocates think the new policy will impact the future of medical study.
Praying for Patients Is Common, But Comes With Legal Risk
Most healthcare workers want to offer spiritual care if the sick are open to it—but doing so cost a Pentecostal nurse in the UK her job.
Some Christians Are Turning Over a New Leaf with CBD Oil
Those using the hemp-based product often find relief amid a lack of understanding and regulation.
From Marijuana to Magic Mushrooms: Weighing Drugs’ Benefits and Detriments
Neuroscientist William Struthers encourages wisdom as a flurry of drugs move from taboo to enrichment.
New HHS Rule Protects Pro-Life Health Care Workers
UPDATE: Under Trump, federal policy keeps shifting away from abortion rights in favor of religious conscience protections.
Not Worth a Shot: Why Some Christians Refuse Vaccinations on Moral Grounds
The use of fetal cell lines from the 1960s is another sticking point in the vaccine debate.
When Our Ultrasound Revealed a Birth Defect, My Doctor Offered an Abortion
We've never regretted saying no, but his words still haunt me.
Palm Sunday and the Gift of Disillusionment
How the story of Jesus’ triumphal entry—and my chronic pain diagnosis—helped me trade in false hopes for a truer picture of God.
Learning to Love Modern Day Lepers
As Christian doctors and development workers take on tuberculosis, trust is key to the cure.
When Loving Your Neighbor Means Fighting Hookworm in Alabama
In the Black Belt—once cleared for cotton plantations—rural black communities suffer the consequences of poor land stewardship.
5 Books That Provide Comfort Amid Terminal IllnessSubscriber Access Only
Chosen by Kathryn Butler, trauma surgeon and author of "Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care."
Transhumanism and the Cult of ‘Better, Faster, Stronger’Subscriber Access Only
Why the church should resist technologies that aim to liberate us from ordinary, embodied life.
Can Anti-Aging Treatments Offer Abundant Life?Subscriber Access Only
Science seeks to fix aging and death. But a Christian vision of the good life might actually embrace them.
Pew: Sunday Regulars Are Happier and Healthier
Across 25 countries, active religious participation is linked with habits like nonsmoking, community involvement, and voting.
The 7 People Christians Trust More Than Their Pastors
Gallup’s latest poll finds Americans now believe clergy (at a record low) are nearly as honest and ethical as journalists (at a record high).
Why a ‘Health and Wealth’ Approach to Scripture Leaves Us More Depressed
Sociologists: The sick and poor are more likely to seek blessings through Bible-reading.
We Were Women Comforted by Shared Pain
I never imagined my fibromyalgia would help me serve refugees. But chronic pain is something we both understand.
Giving Until It HurtsSubscriber Access Only
God sent his only Son. Why couldn’t I let my husband donate a kidney?
The Unexplored Faith in Ken Burns’s ‘The Mayo Clinic’
Film relates the role of faith in the prestigious hospital founding but remains quiet about patients’ own beliefs.
A Dying Child and a Living HopeSubscriber Access Only
How prayer and friendship helped an expecting mother through a devastating fetal diagnosis.
Top Story July 15, 2019
Who Needs Those TPS Reports? Venezuelan Christians
Who Needs Those TPS Reports? Venezuelan Christians
Churches benefit when the US government shows mercy to groups versus individuals.
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