Faith & Religion

Building the Museum of the Bible

Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 4/25/16, 04:00 pm

When finished in 2017, the Museum of the Bible will be 430,000 square feet of exhibits dedicated to the Bible. The total cost will exceed $1 billion. The Green family, the same clan that owns the Hobby Lobby retail chain, has put up the seed money behind the project, including about $50 million to purchase the real estate on which the building sits. The family also has donated or loaned its remarkable collection of biblical artifacts to the museum. The Green family picked Cary Summers as the museum’s president, and he has been in that role for about five years.

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Finding God's strength through our weakness

Religion | A wheelchair-bound mother experiences the power of God through her pain and suffering
by John S. Dickerson
Posted 4/23/16, 08:55 am

John S. Dickerson, a former journalist (and a contributor to WORLD) who is teaching pastor in residence at Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, Calif., and the author of The Great Evangelical Recession, shows in his new book, I Am Strong (Zondervan, 2015), how we can aspire to find God’s peace in life’s darkest moments. Here, in Chapter 1, he describes one very dark moment that led to a testimony of God’s strength. —Marvin Olasky

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Anglican rift over same-sex marriage widens

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/22/16, 12:00 pm

Conservative Anglicans reiterated their frustration this week with the U.K.-based Anglican Communion over the growing divide on same-sex marriage.

Six primates with the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), an organization representing archbishops and their provinces around the world, met in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the group’s future and its ongoing response to the January meeting of Anglican bishops in Canterbury, England.

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