Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Wednesday, Apr. 4

50 Year Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination: Facts You Should Know (The Stream)

5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read (Time Magazine)

How the Principle of ‘Eye for an Eye’ Advanced Human Equality (Acton Institute)

Colombia’s Next President Could Be an Evangelical Woman (Christianity Today)

Did Paul Ever Try to Convert Jews? (Euangelion)

The Development of Trinitarianism in the Early Church (CBR)

10 Most Significant Discoveries in the Field of Biblical Archaeology (Challies)

The History of the Bible (Zondervan Academic)

Livestream MLK50: Gospel Reflections from the Mountaintop (The Gospel Coalition)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Tuesday, Apr. 3

In Israel, “Posthumously-Conceived” Children Are Born “Half-Orphaned” (Spiegel Online)

Creeds, Confessions, Catechisms, and Covenants in Corporate Worship (Founders)

Planned Princesshood: Feminist Groups Want to Turn Fairy-Tale Heroines into Propaganda Tools (Wall Street Journal)

Intercountry Adoptions in U.S. Continue Decline (BP News)

Young Mom Clings to Christ as Tolerance Shifts in India (The Gospel Coalition)

What Are the Most Important Criteria for Selecting a College? (ERLC)

Is the Great Commission for Every Individual Christian? (Desiring God)

How to Preach Difficult Doctrines without Splitting Your Church (Southern Equip)

Stop Taking Sin So Lightly (Crossway)


Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Monday, Apr. 1

Switzerland Considers Ban On Imported Kosher and Halal Meat (Swiss Info)

No Lie: Americans Still Ascribe to the Ten Commandments (Christianity Today)

Departing in Peace: Making Wise End-of-Life Decisions (By Faith Online)

Should Nursing Homes Be Forced to Starve Dementia Patients? (National Review)

Stephen Hawking, Surprised by Joy? (First Things)

Costa Rica: Carlos Alvarado Wins Presidency Promising Homosexual Rights (The Guardian)

Charles Spurgeon: He Preached a Big God with a Broken Heart (Desiring God)

10 Reasons Why People Reject the Gospel (Zondervan Academic)

Does the Old Testament Teach Resurrection Hope? (The Gospel Coalition)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, Mar. 30

India Debates the Legalization of Gambling (The Hindu)

Belfast City Council Urges Parents to Step Up to Curtail Their Kids’ Anti-Social Behavior (Belfast Telegraph)

Planned Parenthood Calls for a Disney Princess ‘Who’s Had an Abortion’; Gets Slammed by Former Princess Who Had One (The Stream)

Pope Alleged to Say that Hell Does Not Exist (i News)

Courts Decide It’s Time for Alfie Evans to Die (National Review)

How the Baptism of Jesus Echoed the Future (The Gospel Coalition)

Easter Fool’s Day (Christianity Today)

8 Reasons the Resurrection Matters More than You Think (Southern Equip)

10 Things You Should Know about the Cross (Crossway)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Thursday, Mar. 29

Are You Ready? This is All the Data Facebook and Google Have on You (The Guardian)

Nigerian Christians Call for Abducted Schoolgirl’s Freedom (World Magazine)

It’s Right and Necessary to Let Boys Be Boys (National Review)

Toward a Godly Globalization (Acton Institute)

God Rested: The Last Sabbath of the Old Creation (The Stream)

Is the Wrath of God Really Satisfying? (Christianity Today)

Christ’s Descent to the Dead: Four Myths (CBR)

How Albert Mohler Processes the Moral Failures of His Historical Heroes (The Gospel Coalition)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Wednesday, Mar. 28

Indonesian Prosecutors Take on Leader of Islamic, “Saracen,” Hate-Speech, Social-Media Group (Jakarta Post)

Some Simple Advice For Figuring Out How Much Screen Time To Give Your Child (NPR)

It’s Right and Necessary to Let Boys Be Boys (National Review)

Laziness Is Idolatry (For the Church)

FBI Raids House Connected with Sex-Trafficking and Branding Women (Times Union)

Who’s Your One? Recovering the Primacy of Personal Evangelism (J. D. Greear)

A Christian Case for Transgenderism? (The Gospel Coalition)

Polyamory: Complicated New Identity or Primarily About Sex? (Public Discourse)

6 Things Every Christian Needs to Know about Sanctification (Southern Equip)