Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Monday, Feb. 20

Church of England Takes Step Towards Gay “Marriage” after Vote Rejects Controversial Report
(The Telegraph)

Norma McCorvey, ‘Roe’ in Roe v Wade Case Legalizing Abortion, Dies Aged 69 (The Guardian)

Scottish Church Using Hymns to Address Dementia (The Scotsman)

Surfaced Letter Underscores the Heroism of Dutch Who Gave Lives Protesting Nazi Deportation of Jews (Dutch News)

Why Monogamy? A Response to Polyamory (ERLC)

It’s a Wonderful Time to Be Christian—Five Reasons for Optimism in America (Desiring God)

 

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Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Saturday, Feb. 18

House Vote Paves the Way for States to Defund Planned Parenthood (The Guardian)

Washington Florist Loses Discrimination Case (World)

Christians, Feminists Unite to Fight Transgender Restroom Policies (World)

Will Trump Defend Religious Liberty Against the LGBT Agenda? (The Gospel Coalition)

Travel Ban Doesn’t Slow Outreach to Muslims in Michigan
(Baptist Press)

How One Terminally Ill Woman Is Raising Millions Ringing Church Bells (The Telegraph)

What Grieving People Wish You Knew—A Conversation with Nancy Guthrie (byFaith Online)

 

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, Feb. 17

Catholic Church Paid $A276 Million to Abuse Victims in Australia (BBC)

Church of England Gay “Marriage” Vote Thrown into Chaos after Members ‘Get Confused and Press Wrong Button’ (The Telegraph)

In One Year, 12 Trillion Locusts Devastated the Great Plains—and Then They Went Extinct (Timeline)

Boring Church Services Changed My Life (Christianity Today)

Expositional Imposters (FTC)

Is Pain Punishment for My Sin? (Desiring God)

Six Ways to Answer the Question: Is God Really in Control? (The Good Book Company)

How to Engage in Spiritual Conversations (DTS)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Thursday, Feb. 16

Eat, Pray, Lent: Here’s What Americans Actually Abstain From (Christianity Today)

Battling Sex Trafficking, Trekking to Hotels & Motels (Baptist Press)

Young Woman Throws Off Monogamy/Marriage for “Free” Life and Says It’s Been Worth It, Though Difficult (The Age)

Danish Parliament Outlaws Muslim-Majority Neighborhoods (The Daily Caller)

Does the Priority of Orphan Care Mean We Should Stop Having Children? (Russell Moore)

A Rescued Refugee Returns to Africa with the Gospel (IMB)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Wednesday, Feb. 15

Church of England Considering Adjustments to Its Stance Toward Homosexuals (Press Association)

Church Keeps Medieval Marriage Banns to Attract Young Worshippers (The Telegraph)

Georgian Orthodox Church Caught in “Poisoning Plot” (BBC)

Resurrecting a Modern Ruin – Catholic Seminary Build in the 1960s (BBC)

Islamic Radicals Who Massacred Christians on Easter, Kill 14 in Lahore Bombing
(The Christian Post)

Resurgent Islam and the Response of the Church (Kairos Journal)

Why I Won’t Be Seeing (or Reviewing) The Shack Movie (Challies)

Time in God’s Word Is Not a Grim Duty (EPM)

 

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Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Tuesday, Feb. 14

Christian Ministry Reaches Most Vulnerable in Middle East Refugee Camps (CBN)

What Really Makes Christianity Different from Other Faiths (The Christian Post)

Christian Colleges in the Age of Trump (Inside Higher Ed)

Evangelical Leader Reacts for President Trump’s First Weeks (WBUR)

In Advance of Valentine’s Day, Malaysian Muslim Youth Group Warns Against Emoticons, Strong Perfume, Etc. (Malay Mail)

A Tale of Two Talks: Free Speech in the U.S. (Gatestone Institute)

Two Weeks Too Late: Pakistani Police Finally Register Murder Case for Slain 12-Year-Old Christian Girl (ANS)

What’s at Stake in Indonesian Capital’s Heated Election (The Gazette)

Biblical Marriage Advice for Valentine’s Day (Paul Tripp)