Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Tuesday, Jan. 17

Muslim Man Who Stoned Pastor Embraces Christianity – and Is Martyred for His Faith
(The Gospel Herald)

Turkey’s Wavering Support for Religious Freedom (The Washington Times)

Lebanese Wooden-Coffin Maker Goes Out of Business as Christians Flee (Muslims Use Only Shrouds) (The China Post)

Needed: A Tolerant Islam Which Does Not Persecute Religious Minorities (The Huffington Post)

Rolls-Royce in £671m Bribery Settlement (BBC)

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Film About PCA Pastor Earns Critical Recognition
(byFaith Online)

Why Congregational Singing Matters Today More than Ever
(The Gospel Coalition)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Monday, Jan. 16

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The Angry Martin Luther King (Christianity Today)

Israel Says Nazi Camp Excavations Unearth Link to Anne Frank
(The Telegraph)

Korean Salvation-Army Bell Ringer Looks Back on 62 Years of Service; Even Buddhists Drop Money in the Red Kettle (The Korean Herald)

Opposed by Australian Medical Association, Voluntary Euthanasia Bill to Come Before New South Wales Parliament (The Sydney Morning Herald)

Austria Village Churches Hire Bouncers to Block Tourist Disturbances (BBC)

Marriage Equality Will Lead to Gender Confusion, Australian Christian Lobby Claims (The Guardian)

Court Urged to Reverse Pro-Transgender Ruling (Baptist Press)

Christian Pastors: A Call to Arms (Townhall)

Church Challenge Nigeria Forcing Pastors to Retire (Christianity Today)

 

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Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Saturday, Jan. 14

How Well Do You Know Your Hymns? (A Quiz) (Challies)hymnbook

Why the Decline of Congregational Singing Matters–and How to Fix It (Facts & Trends)

Transgender Movement Seeks to “Enlist” Autistic Children
(National Post)

Why Do We Give Up on Bible Reading? (Desiring God)

The Problem of Evil Is a Problem for Everyone (The Gospel Coalition)

Civilian Chaplains – A Powerful Role And a Community Blessing (byFaith Online)

Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Friday, Jan. 13

Christians in India Increasingly Under Attack (The Guardian)

Why Christian Persecution Keeps Rising (Christianity Today)

Breathing without Living: The Plight of Christians in Pakistan (The Conversation)

Pew Report: Religion Plummeted in America during Obama Era (Breibart)

Church of Scotland Ordains First Asian Female Minister (BBC)

House of Lords Debates Inspection of Sunday Schools (Christian.org)

UK: Clergyman Defends St Mary’s Cathedral Koran Reading (BBC)

Greek Capital’s First Modern Mosque Expected by End-April (Ekathimerini)

“Silence” Actor Says He “Fell in Love with Jesus” Making Persecution Film (The Christian Post)

Secularism, Preaching, and the Challenges of Modernity (Albert Mohler)

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Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Thursday, Jan. 12

The Rise of Reformed Christianity in the World’s Largest Muslim Country (The Gospel Coalition)

Understanding the Christian Crisis in the Middle East (AINA)

Christians Need to Stop Being so Naive about Muslim Immigration (The Federalist)

An Appeal to the Church to Resist ‘Death with Dignity’ (The Oshman Odyssey)

Scientist Suggesting “Neanderthals” Were People After All (The New York Times)

EU Human Rights Court Backs Swiss Ruling Against Muslim Parents That Bar Their Daughters from Mixed Swimming Lessons (Aljazeera)

Alcoholic Drink Called France’s “Evening Prayer” (The Local)

Why Christians Struggle with New Year’s Resolutions (Reformed African American Network)

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Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Wednesday, Jan. 11

US Church Attacker Sentenced to Death (BBC)

Congressman Plans to Block D.C. Law to Let Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives
(The Washington Post)

The Favorite Bible Verses of 88 Nations (Christianity Today)

Best Possible Gift: The Legacy of Mike Ovey (1958-2017) (The Gospel Coalition)

Reformational Preaching (First Things)

The Role of Faith in Foreign Policy; Christians Carry a Special Responsibility (byFaith Online)

God & Politics: A Conversation with Cal Thomas and Albert Mohler (Southern Seminary | April 2016)