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Gospel hospitality

Q&A | Further adventures of a former lesbian, feminist, and tenured professor of English and women’s studies at Syracuse
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/07/19, 01:37 am

Twenty years ago Rosaria Butterfield professed faith in Christ. Subsequently, she married Kent Butterfield, a pastor, and moved to Durham, N.C. She told her story of God’s grace in The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert and in WORLD issues dated March 23, 2013, and Aug. 6, 2016. Her new book, The Gospel Comes With a House Key, describes why and how to be hospitable in our neighborhoods.

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On assignment

Faith & Inspiration | Ten ways in which journalism mirrors the Christian life
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/25/19, 09:20 am

Earlier this week, I spent an hour visiting via Skype with more than two dozen students at this spring’s World Journalism Institute. We talked about embracing discomfort, asking good questions, and the time a monkey hopped on my shoulder while I was covering a Ron Paul campaign event. 

I later thought about how journalistic disciplines sometimes mirror Christian disciplines. Here are 10 examples of journalistic practices that roughly translate to the Christian life: 

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Nicolas Poussin

Daily bread

Religion | Let’s be honest about the midyear bible reading slump
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/09/19, 01:31 pm

If you’re riding a sinking ship, which is what the world can feel like, the last thing you may need is the book of Joshua. The day’s battles—from Congo to Sri Lanka to Washington to the dinner table—can be dismal enough without adding in Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.

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