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In The World—July 23, 2017

By Melissa Wuske How Christians Respond to Persecution When believers face opposition for their faith, their responses fall into one of three categories, according to a report called Under Caesar’s Sword. The most common response is one of survival—“going underground, flight, and accommodation to or support for repressive regimes.” This kind of behavior happens 43 […]

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In The World—July 16, 2017

By Melissa Wuske Sermons Are Central What attracts people to a particular church? A Gallup poll says the leading answer isn’t dynamic leaders, children’s programing, or good music. The highest responses, at about 75 percent each, were “sermons that teach about Scripture” and “sermons that help connect religion to own life.” “In a distracted, outraged, […]

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In The World—July 9, 2017

By Melissa Wuske Following Christ Without the Church Ten percent of Americans say they are Christians who love Jesus but don’t attend church, according to a Barna Research study. These believers have attended church in the past but haven’t been in six months. This group is largely white, female, and part of the Generation X […]

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In The World—July 2, 2017

By Melissa Wuske Restaurant with a Mission Everytable, a restaurant chain in Los Angeles, has a unique pricing strategy: each one of its locations serves the same food, but the prices vary based on the average income of the neighborhoods where they are located. “Our strategy in general has been to make healthy food more […]

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In The World—May 21, 2017

By Lindsey Bell Pornography Declared a Public Health Crisis In 2016 Utah became the first state to claim that pornography was a public health crisis. This year Virginia and South Dakota have done the same. South Dakota’s resolution states that children are being exposed “at an alarming rate” and also claims that pornography is leading […]