Articles on News

On Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his intention to retire from the nation’s highest court effective July 31. Upon hearing the news of his retirement, there was no small amount of jubilation from evangelical Christians and those who... Continue...

The Rev. Billy Graham died today at the age of 99. Graham has preached the gospel to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history—nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories. Here are five facts... Continue...

Note: This is the third article in a series on how should Christians think about ‘the news.’ You can find part one here and part two here. “Everybody complains about the weather,” said the writer Charles Dudley Warner, “but nobody... Continue...

Note: This is the second article in a series on how should Christians think about ‘the news.’ You can find part one here. Fake news—the term—seems to be everywhere these days. The phrase has become so ubiquitous that world leaders... Continue...

What exactly is the “news”? Who decides what constitutes news? What makes it important? What distinguishes news from mere gossip, ephemera, or trivia? What it’s purpose for the individual? How should Christians relate to news? These questions have significant implications... Continue...

On December 6, 2017, President Trump formally recognized that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The move was expected, as the White House had telegraphed the decision for several days before the event. It is an important decision; here’s what... Continue...

As a constitutional attorney who learned about the law from Justice Scalia’s opinions and writing and as a Christian attorney who is continually inspired by his convictional, passionate, well-lived life, the stakes for his successor could not be more high.... Continue...

President Donald Trump has announced his nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Here is what you should know about the latest nominee for associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Neil Gorsuch Age: 49 Birthplace:... Continue...

Fake news is everywhere. For the last several weeks it seems like every newscast and media stream has been filled with talk of fake news. But this phenomenon is nothing new. Recently, Ben Domenech, publisher of The Federalist, pointed out... Continue...

This past weekend torrential rains caused a major flood throughout lower Louisiana. Here’s what you should know about what is being called the worst natural disaster to hit the United States since Superstorm Sandy. How much rain has Louisiana received?... Continue...