Emily Belz

Emily is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emlybelz.

Chicken sandwich charity

Charity | Despite Chick-fil-A’s confusing announcement and severed ties with the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, most of its charitable giving still goes to Christian ministries
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/11/19, 03:53 pm

The Chick-fil-A Foundation’s announcement of its shift in giving priorities ruffled many feathers in the evangelical world, but a review of tax documents suggests the chicken restaurant still gives the vast majority of its charitable dollars to Christian ministries. 

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A Manhattan prayer meeting

New York | Hundreds of New Yorkers gather to pray for China’s persecuted Christians
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/11/19, 03:22 pm

A New York moment: 

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Thank you for the Wi-Fi

Cities | Praise for big corporations that provide oases for the homeless, knitting clubs, and roving reporters
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/04/19, 12:25 pm

A New York moment: 

When I’m not out and about reporting, I spend most of my working hours writing in coffee shops around New York, and the coffee emporium where I feel most comfortable is Starbucks. Indie coffee shops have that extra-tasty espresso, but they often lack bathrooms (public restrooms in New York are vital and hard to come by), friendliness, or any food beyond a $7 cup of granola. 

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