Smoke rises after a Russian jet bombed a residential area in Aleppo, Syria, on Oct. 4. (Mahmud Faysal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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2 | Protesters, led by Ammon and Ryan Bundy, take over a wildlife refuge in Oregon and begin a weekslong standoff that ends with one dead and eight arrested.
6 | North Korea claims it successfully detonated its first hydrogen bomb.
Mary Ann Hoberman
Television | Documentary presents a mostly Biblical account of Jesus’ life—but with some liberal chaff offered as fact
Disaster relief After Cyclone Idai ravages South African nations, Christian aid workers provide immediate help but also warn of a larger disaster looming
New York A Christian family that fled Boko Haram and lives in a New York homeless shelter has captivated the city, thanks to a chess-playing 8-year-old
Immigration My immigrant friends and I don’t take our U.S. privileges lightly
Culture Calls for social justice are sometimes just ruinous calls for payback
Music Ken Nordine spoke to “that muscle in the mind”
Faith & Inspiration Christian journalism—and Christian conversation—can sometimes be painful, but Proverbs offers a template for words that heal