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Trump’s evangelical advisers seek papal audience

by Leigh Jones
Posted 8/08/17, 01:03 pm

President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisers want to meet with the pope to discuss Vatican criticism over their alliance with conservative U.S. Catholics.

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A little quiz

Voices | Is ignorance about one of America’s greatest evangelists a worrying sign?
by Joel Belz
Posted 8/01/17, 06:13 pm

One of the more delightful aspects of my job here at WORLD Magazine and World News Group is the regular opportunity to meet those of you who are readers of our magazines or users of our various digital media. I love it especially during these summer months when you make it a point to stop by our headquarters in Asheville, N.C., and say hello.

I love that partly because it gives me a chance to invite you into my office for a 15-minute history lesson. I’m intrigued to discover how much you know about WORLD’s background—and about the religious landscape in general.

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Zhongming Jiang

More growing pains, more great gains

China | Trials of many different kinds have not stopped the work of these Christians in China
by June Cheng
Posted 7/20/17, 12:18 am

What’s the cost of faithfulness? For Christians living in China, it may be a police raid, an arrest, or censure for following Biblical teaching. Setbacks like these are what can strengthen believers’ resolve—or break it.

In the May 2015 article “Growing pains, great gains,” I visited three groups of Christians working to help mature the burgeoning Chinese church: a Singaporean pastor whose online sermons led to church plants throughout China, an American missionary family leading a house church and school, and a group spreading the pro-life message to Chinese Christians.

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