Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

Prayer and renewal

Books | Four accessible theology books
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/07/20, 05:33 pm

The Possibility of Prayer by John Starke: Starke’s book about waiting on God hit the market a few weeks before the coronavirus plunged the world into waiting on relief. But even in the forced stillness of quarantine, noisy souls need reminders to wait for God alone. Starke offers reflections on praying the Psalms to meditate on the character and care of God.

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Education in a quarantine is full of sharp learning curves

Education | Parents, students, and teachers are helping each other grapple with coronavirus classrooms. But it’s more challenging for some than others
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/05/20, 05:47 pm

FOR RUTH TIALPAR, learning that her children’s Christian school would shift to online instruction during the coronavirus shutdown wasn’t the first time she had faced educational adversity: Growing up in a village in Burma, Tialpar suffered crippling polio and sometimes literally dragged herself to school.

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Gathering storms

Religious Liberty | Some churches continue to meet in person amid the COVID-19 pandemic
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/06/20, 03:03 pm

While church leaders across the United States scrambled to organize online worship services in mid-March, pastor Rodney Howard-Browne told a large crowd gathered in his Tampa church why he would never cancel public gatherings: “This Bible school is open because we’re raising up revivalists, not pansies.”

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