Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Slow to write

Faith & Inspiration | Restraint isn’t popular in journalism or life, but it’s often the way to the truth
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/11/18, 02:52 pm

Sometimes the work of a reporter feels like something akin to an iceberg. I don’t mean work that’s cold, isolated, and potentially destructive, though journalism apart from heart and humility can become just those things. 

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The unborn legacy

Life | Pro-life lessons from Cecile Richards’ postmodern tenure at Planned Parenthood
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/08/18, 11:08 am

When Cecile Richards stepped down as president of Planned Parenthood last week, glowing profiles celebrated her leadership of the nation’s largest facilitator of abortions.

But Richards’ legacy is dark.

Nearly 4 million unborn children died in Planned Parenthood centers during her 12-year tenure.

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Steady grace

Churches | Sad times at Willow Creek Church show the importance of church community and daily dependence on God’s mercy
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/27/18, 04:56 pm

These are hard days for members of Willow Creek Community Church. The Chicago-area megachurch is grappling with reports that its decadeslong pastor, Bill Hybels, made inappropriate advances toward several women. 

Hybels denied the allegations, but told his congregation, “I placed myself in situations that would have been far wiser to avoid.” He had planned to retire in October after 40 years of ministry, but stepped down from his post in early April.

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