A double divorce

Evangelicalism | The Joshua Harris tragedy reminds us to place our trust in Christ, not sinful man
by Janie B. Cheaney & R. Albert Mohler Jr.
Posted 8/03/19, 01:25 pm

Joshua Harris’ divorce from both his wife and Christianity stunned many evangelicals. Here are analyses written by WORLD Magazine columnist Janie B. Cheaney and WORLD News Group board member Albert Mohler, republished here with their permission. —Marvin Olasky

Joshua Harris and the perils of idolatry

By Janie B. Cheaney

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Back to basics

Ministry | A church tries a radical approach to youth ministry
by Kathyrn Lewis
Posted 8/01/19, 09:03 pm

The Christian fraternity house at the University of Michigan looks like a stone castle with two towers and an arched entryway. During the last week of June, 21 high-school students lived here along with six staff members from Knox Presbyterian Church. Their goal: to advance Christ’s kingdom in their hometown of Ann Arbor, Mich. 

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The gentle counselor

Obituaries | Remembering a man who was always ‘present in the moment’
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 6/20/19, 12:05 pm

David Powlison (1949-2019) died of pancreatic cancer on June 7. I knew him. He balanced my checkbook once in his front parlor when I was a widow. I don’t let just anyone balance my checkbook, but he started as a math major at Harvard, so it seemed safe enough.

I don’t suppose that moment will make it into an official biography. Nor will the official biography likely include that, when my single-parent friend’s daughter was a tad prodigal, he would drive over to their house in the mornings and chauffeur the girl to school.

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