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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 Hurts Subscriber 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.
More Than Material Minds
As a Christian and a neuroscientist, I keep learning that to be human is to have a soul.
Why Zika, and Other Viruses, Don’t Disprove God’s Goodness
A microbiologist reflects on the problem of evil in human diseases.
Intelligent Designer Babies? Christians Tell Pew Their Views on Gene Editing
Most believers favor using CRISPR technology in babies to fix congenital conditions, but not to reduce risk of disease later in life.
Study: US Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD
Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome.
Ebola Deaths Rise As Patients Turn to Miracles Over Medicine
African officials pled with faith healers to let doctors treat the latest fatal outbreak.
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.
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy Lab Subscriber access only
What dissecting bodies taught me about the passion story and life after death.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Society’s moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
It’s Official: Trump Turns HHS from Pro-Life Antagonist to Advocate
Department of Health and Human Services reverses Obama-era policies on Planned Parenthood funding.
New HHS Division Defends Pro-Life Health Care Workers
Under Trump, federal policy keeps shifting away from abortion rights in favor of religious conscience protections.
When the Gift of Intelligence Becomes the Burden of Alzheimer’s Subscriber access only
The strength of human intellect also makes it fragile.
The Promise and Failure of Antibiotics Subscriber access only
How the church can play a key role in better stewardship of antibacterial medicine and avert a global health crisis.
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ Honored with Historic Funeral
Medical missionary who helped curb leprosy outbreak is first Christian woman to receive such honor from Muslim government.
Hope for America’s Opioid Epidemic Is Grace in a Syringe
Why addiction ministry can include fellowship, the gospel and Narcan.
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