Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Thursday, June 22

Evangelism, Iranian Style (Christianity Today)

Mary Slessor’s Courageous Compassion (

Church of England Colluded with Bishop Who Abused Boys, Says Welby (The Guardian)

Islamic State Blows Up Landmark Great Mosque of al-Nuri and Famous Leaning Minaret in Mosul
(The Telegraph)

The Power of a Billion: India’s Genomics Revolution (BBC)

Six Things to Do with Your Anxiety (The Gospel Coalition)

What Is a Worldview? (Ligonier)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Wednesday, June 21

Christianity in Public Life: A Conversation with John Anderson, Australian Statesman (Albert Mohler)

Catholic Archbishop Speaks to Australia’s Policy Re Parochial Schools (The Age)

How CAIR Shaped San Diego’s Public Schools (Islamist Watch)

Half of Muslim Youth in Austria Hold Anti-Semitic Views (The Jerusalem Post)

Kenya: Al-Shabaab Incites against Church (RLPB)

Missing Babies: Israel’s Yemenite Children Affair (BBC)

The Power of Place (Justin Buzzard)

Why Biblical Archaeology Matters (The Gospel Coalition)


Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Tuesday, June 20

Sanya Richards-Ross: My Abortion Broke Me; God Redeemed Me (Christianity Today)

Chinatown’s Suffragist, Pastor, and Community Organizer (Christian History)

Every Christian Ought to Be a Good Historian (The Gospel Coalition)

She Was the Town’s Leading Heroin Dealer. She Was 19 Years Old (The Guardian)

Meet the New ‘Human Rights’ — Where You Are Forced by Law to Use ‘Reasonable’ Pronouns (National Post)

John Piper on “How Can I Better Study a Bible Passage?” (Desiring God)

How Staff Should Disagree with the Senior Pastor (The Gospel Coalition)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Monday, June 19

Ireland: Call for Legal Clarity on Rights of Polygamous Families (The Irish Times)

Switzerland Has Long-Standing Catholic/Protestant Fault Line (Swiss Info)

In Philippines’ Only Predominantly-Muslim City, Militants Go Door-to-Door Killing Christians (The New York Times)

Islam Is Still Rooted in the Values of the Dark Ages – and Until We Accept That, We Will Never Get Rid of Radicalism (The Telegraph)

Egypt: Christians Face Violence Over Building ‘Unclean’ Churches (AINA)

Why, With 3% of World’s Population, Does Brazil Have 10% (60,000 Annually) of World’s Murders? (Brazzil)

Fearing Christianity? (Gentle Reformation)

What Do You Pray for ISIS? (Desiring God)


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Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Saturday, June 17

Archaeologists Find Monumental Mikveh at King Herod’s Palace in Jordan (Haaretz)

India Court Affirms Priests’ Right to Property despite Poverty Oath (RNS)

Consecutive Exposition Is Not the Only Way (Challies)

Planet Earth: Iguana Chase Scene Was Not Faked, Says BBC (BBC)

Inside a Secular Rehab Saving Young Men from Their Internet Addiction (The Guardian)

The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad (The Atlantic)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, June 16

The UK’s Highest-Ranking Evangelical Politician Steps Down (Christianity Today)

Tim Farron: Why I Had to Choose between My Christianity or Leading the Lib Dems (The Spectator)

The FAQs: What Christians Should Know about the Alt-Right (The Gospel Coalition)

Southern Germany’s Catholic “Fronleichnam” Festival Has Irritated Luther, the Nazis, and Contemporary Secularists (The Local)

Delaware Legalizes Abortion through All Nine Months (World)

Ireland to Reconsider 8th Amendment, Which Gives Equal Right to Life to Mother and Her Unborn Child (The Independent)

Overpopulation Is a Myth, and We Should Have Known (RP)

Christian Missionary & Explorer: David Livingstone (1813-1873) (BibleMesh Blog)