Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine. Her commentary has been compiled into three books including Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me. Andrée resides in Philadelphia, Penn.

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Gifts for life

Energy | Fossil fuels have brought prosperity to billions
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 5/09/19, 01:05 pm

What man has not dreamed at some time of being Adam, plopped on this floating rock and told to survive. It is the theme of many a movie—Swiss Family Robinson, Cast Away—and even escape rooms and post-apocalyptic stories are really disguised fantasies of a first human, blinking in the light, thrown in a world with no instruction manual and ordered to master it (Genesis 1:26). This is both God’s playfulness and His gift to us, the presents He has hidden to be found and unwrapped one by one.

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To tell the truth

Religion | Little lies are bigger than we think
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/25/19, 01:31 pm

What if you always told the truth? Would things work out for you?

A young woman from Myanmar has been trying to get her husband to America for four years. It’s been Uber rides to Manhattan, and consulate interviews, and lots of prayer by our English class. This is a woman so sweet that she calls me “Teacher” outside of class; so kind that she colors my hair for free; so humble that she works crazy shifts rather than trouble her husband about the mounting costs. Her Christian pedigree, in a Buddhist land, traces back generations to Adoniram Judson.

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‘Stored up for fire’

Culture | God gives us our appreciation for great architecture, but we are to worship the Creator not the creation
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/17/19, 02:06 pm

It occurred to everyone at some point while watching Notre Dame burn: “I wish it were yesterday again. Or 5 o’clock this morning. I wish we could go back and change the ending.” 

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