Vol. 33, No. 12
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Follow the Assembly line

Homosexuality | How one-party rule in California yielded draconian legislation against ‘conversion therapy’

Thirty beach reads

Books | Pack a suitcase and take your pick of these summer getaway books

People in pain

News analysis | A pair of high-profile suicides brings attention to a growing crisis

Cruel summer

Relationships | Loneliness plagues our social-media-drenched society, and summer is the season of greatest isolation

Staff picks

Books | Light summer reading selections from Worldlings

NPR from a Christian Worldview: Each weekday morning, enjoy daily radio news, interviews, commentary, and original features reported from the field.

Culture Friday, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

John Stonestreet discusses a failing of the Trump administration and the Christian response to families being separated at the border, and Megan Basham reviews the latest Jurassic World film. Plus: George Grant on the origin of a fairytale phrase.

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Insightful interviews with popular musicians, Christian thought leaders, makers of movies and television, respected authors, and key political leaders.

A conversation with Andrew Osenga

This week, Warren Smith talks with singer, songwriter, producer, and podcaster Andrew Osenga. Osenga is perhaps best known as the lead singer, guitar player, and a key songwriter for Caedmon's Call. But he also spent four years with a band called The Normals, a band that was a favorite with critics that also had two Dove Award nominations.

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WORLD Around the World

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