World

Africa Has Dodged the Worst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Early in the pandemic days, there was a good deal of gloomy prophesying about what…

When It Comes to the Environment, Little Changes Do Make a Big Difference

If there is one question I am sure to get any time I speak on…

The Idolatry of Patriotism

I am thankful to live in a country that acknowledges people have rights to “life,…

UN: Air Conditioning Is Actually Contributing to Global Warming

An unfortunate new report from the United Nations reveals troubling feedback loop earth has been…

Christian Geneticist Francis Collins Has Won the Prestigious 2020 Templeton Prize

U.S. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins has won the prestigious Templeton Prize, one…

Things Every REAL Christian Should Give Up for Lent

Yes, Lent still matters. But when Lent season actually rolls around, many people remain unsure…

15 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Will Challenge You to Take Action

In the midst of his work to combat institutional racism within the United States, Martin…

A Myanmar Pastor Could Be Prosecuted for Words to Trump About Religious Persecution

Hkalam Samson, a Baptist minister from Myanmar, could face prosecution for his brief words with…

12 Nelson Mandela Quotes Every Justice Advocate Should Read

It’s impossible to quickly sum up all Nelson Mandela’s accomplishments and influence—both in his home…

Why So Many Christians Want to Go On Mission Trips to Help Kids But Don’t Want Them Here

A friend just asked a question which got me thinking down some heavy pathways. I’m…

The Number of Persecuted Christian Refugees Allowed into the U.S. Has Dropped by 70 Percent

June 20th was World Refugee Day, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced…

This Gorgeous Irish Island Is Begging Americans to Move There. Will You Heed the Call?

Wanna get away? Let’s rephrase that: wanna really get away? If the stresses and ennui of modern…

Homelessness Is on the Rise Almost Everywhere in the EU. So Why Is it Dropping In Finland?

The European Union is struggling mightily with a massive, tragic problem: homelessness. Over the last…

Things No One Tells You About Going on Short-Term Mission Trips

It is estimated that over 1.5 million people from the United States participate in short-term…

Why Earth Day Must Matter to Christians

I am a disciple of Jesus. But if I am honest with myself, I am…

CDC: Measles Cases In the U.S. Surge By Nearly 20 Percent

Federal health officials reported the number of confirmed measles cases in the U.S. spiked by…

The Last Female Giant Softshell Turtle Has Died, Leaving Only Three In the World

A 90-year-old Yangtze giant softshell turtle died in a Chinese zoo on Sunday, leaving only…

Turns Out Cats Do Know When You’re Calling Their Name, They Just Don’t Care

As everyone knows, one of the big differences between cats and dogs is that when…

Everyone Can Relax, the Garfield French Beach Phone Mystery Has Been Solved

The world is full of unsolved mysteries. What killed the dinosaurs? Where is Amelia Earhart?…

NASA Is Cancelling Its First All-Female Spacewalk Because It’s Only Got One Spacesuit That Will Work

Well, here’s a depressing metaphor to end Women’s History Month on. NASA had announced plans…

New Zealand Prime Minister Confirms the Cabinet Has Agreed ‘In Principle’ to Change Gun Laws

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden was won international praise for her compassionate, bold words…

Christian Leaders React to the Mass Shooting in New Zealand

At least 49 are dead and one man is being charged in a mass shooting…

All Christians Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Editor’s Note: This interview originally ran in 2016. This week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom put…

Alabama Woman Who Joined Islamic State Sues to Return to the U.S.

In 2014, a 20-year-old Alabama woman named Hoda Muthana told her family that she was…

How on Earth Did This Giant Snow Drawing of a Bear Get Its Belly Button?

A mystery is afoot among our neighbors to the north, elegant in its simplicity but…

Stopping Climate Change Is a Part of Following Jesus

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in Jan. 2018, shortly after COP 23, the U.N.…

MLK: The Legacy of a Nonconformist Saint

On the convergence of the presidential inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many will celebrate—deservedly—the long way we’ve come from Dr. King’s campaign for civil rights to the inauguration of our nation’s first black president for his second term. But have we come far enough?

The Percentage of American Christians Who Believe in Climate Change is (Slightly) Growing

Climate change is happening. Among experts — people who’ve devoted their professional and academic careers…

Report: 85,000 Children May Have Starved to Death in Yemen

Save the Children, an international aid group, has calculated approximately 85,000 children under the age…

Everything You Need to Know About What’s Going Down With Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is in hot water after two members of her own…

Report: 78 Students Have Been Abducted From a Christian School in Cameroon

Local reports from the Nkwen village near the city of Bamenda in northwest Cameroon say…

How Clean Water Really Does Change Everything

Editor’s Note: This piece ran in March 2017. We’re re-publishing it today in conjunction with…

8 Ways to Stop Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard

I live in a cool college town of 150,000 known for its bike paths and…

The Christian Persecution in Nigeria No One Is Talking About

Christians in Nigeria are suffering severe persecution. Since January, over 6,000 Nigerian Christians have been…

Report: North Korea Has 2.6 Million ‘Modern Slaves’

A new report estimates that one out of 10 North Korean citizens is a victim…

Global Religious Persecution on the Rise Again

According to a recent survey out of Pew Research Center, global restrictions on religious freedom…

Organization Releases List of All 34,361 Known Refugees Who Have Died Trying to Reach Europe Since 1993

Considering everything happening in the world, it may seem ironic that today is World Refugee…

Meet the Christian College Students Fighting Climate Change

Growing up in Scotland, Nicola Robertson heard climate change discussed often. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions…

So, Liberty U. Is Helping to Produce a Movie Called ‘The Trump Prophecy’

Dozens of Liberty Students and several staff members are working with a production house called…

The Problem With Christians Denying Man-Made Climate Change

Earth Day seems to be one of those holidays that doesn’t really matter, but it’s…