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The country of India is centered on a wooden map. Religious persecution in India is rising. By Александра Замулина/stock.adobe.com

70 million Christians in India under increasing threat of religious persecution

Israeli soldiers drive an tanks on the border with the Gaza Strip, in southern Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. The army is battling Palestinian militants across Gaza in the war ignited by Hamas' Oct. 7 attack into Israel. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

15: The War in Israel: February 2024 Update

A 3D rendering of eight white-and-red missiles in front of an Iranian flag, illustrating Iran's growing nuclear capabilities. By vchalup/stock.adobe.com

Iran is “closer than ever” to a nuclear bomb: Why this is a global threat, and how Christians should respond

FILE - Flowers lie on a concrete slab of the Holocaust Memorial to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Auschwitz death camp in Berlin, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: A biblical reflection and response

Confronting the past: Why International Holocaust Remembrance Day matters

The entrance to the Yad Vashem Children's Memorial in Jerusalem shows pillars in the background and a walkway into an underground memorial. Israelis prefer the term "Shoah" over Holocaust. dudlajzov/stock.adobe.com

Why the “Holocaust” was not a holocaust: A reflection on the gravest crime in human history

On the ground in Israel: An Israeli’s perspective on the war

Yahya Sinwar, head of Hamas in Gaza, chairs a meeting with leaders of Palestinian factions at his office in Gaza City, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 (AP Photo/Adel Hana). He is the Hamas mastermind behind the Oct 7 attacks in Israel.

Israel knows where October 7 mastermind is hiding. Why haven’t they killed him?

FILE - Taylor Swift performs during the opener of her Eras tour in Glendale, Ariz., on March 17, 2023. Swift's "Karma" is one of AP's contenders for song of the summer (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File). Swift recently passed Elvis Presley as the soloist with the most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Taylor Swift breaks Elvis Presley’s record: The choice that will determine your destiny this year

A man decorates a nativity scene with rubble around symbolizing the destruction in Gaza and white sheets referring to the dead civilians, in Manger Square, adjacent to the Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem, Friday, Dec. 23, 2023. Bethlehem is having a subdued Christmas after officials in Jesus' traditional birthplace decided to forgo celebrations due to the Israel-Hamas war.(AP Photo/Leo Correa)

The most notable Nativity scene in Bethlehem this Christmas

Israel’s options, the pope’s blessing, and the incredible reality of the incarnation

A German police officer stands guard in front of the synagogue in Frankfurt, Germany, early Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. Antisemitism is spiking across Europe after Hamas' Oct. 7 massacre and Israel's bombardment of Gaza, worrying Jews from London to Geneva and Berlin. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Hamas attacks thwarted in Europe: “Their web of terror will threaten us all”

This photo released by the Houthi Media Center shows a Houthi forces helicopter approaching the cargo ship Galaxy Leader on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023. Yemen's Houthis have seized the ship in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen after threatening to seize all vessels owned by Israeli companies. (Houthi Media Center via AP)

Why are the Houthis a threat to us? A reflection on the path to encouraging peace

Jacob Swid, whose son died fighting Hamas militants during the attack in a kibbutz on Oct. 7th., is embraced after lighting up a Hanukkah candle at a volunteers gathering area in southern Israel, near the Gaza border, Thursday Dec. 7, 2023. (AP Photo/Leo Correa) IDF soldiers are also celebrating Hanukkah by lighting candles in menorahs made by children who were evacuated from the area around Gaza.

IDF soldiers lighting Hanukkah candles in Gaza: A reflection on the path to transforming peace

FILE —Taylor Swift arrives at the world premiere of the concert film "Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour," Oct. 11, 2023, in Los Angeles (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File). Swift was recently named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2023.

Taylor Swift is Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year”: A reflection on the privilege of sharing hope

FILE - The site of a music festival near the border with the Gaza Strip in southern Israel, on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. Israeli officials say victim testimony and evidence gathered by rights groups indicate that Hamas militants carried out widespread sexual and gender-based crimes during their Oct. 7 attack in southern Israel. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg, File) Why has Hamas violence against women been ignored?

Why has Hamas’s violence against women been ignored? A reflection on the path to persuasive hope

FILE - Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is seen during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, June 6, 2006. Kissinger, the diplomat with the thick glasses and gravelly voice who dominated foreign policy as the United States extricated itself from Vietnam and broke down barriers with China, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023. He was 100. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev, File)

The life and legacy of Henry Kissinger: A reflection on human agency and divine sovereignty

In this photo provided by the Israeli Army, Emily Hand, right, a released hostage, reunites with her father Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, in Israel. (The Israeli Army via AP)

“You could just see glassy-eyed terror”: Stories reveal trauma of Israeli children kidnapped by Hamas

The War in Israel: What You Need to Know about This Crisis of Global Significance

Amy Carter touches the casket after speaking at a tribute service for her mother, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, at Glenn Memorial Church at Emory University on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, Pool)

Jimmy Carter’s daughter reads his love letter to Rosalynn at her tribute service

Representing medical debt, a stethoscope lays on top of hundred-dollar bills. By spyrakot/stock.adobe.com

Cancer patient raised money to pay off millions in medical debt for strangers before she died

People walk past an image of 4-year-old Abigail Edan, a hostage held by Hamas who was released on Sunday, projected onto a building in Tel Aviv, Sunday, Nov 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Abigail Edan, 4-year-old American, among hostages released yesterday

Israeli soldiers work on a tank in a staging area in southern Israel, near the border with Gaza Strip, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023. the first day of what is meant to be a four-day cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Cease-fire in Israel–Hamas war has taken effect

A woman looks at photographs of hostages, mostly Israeli civilians who were abducted during the Oct. 7, unprecedented Hamas attack on Israel, in Ramat Gan, Israel, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israel and Hamas reach deal to release 50 hostages: A Thanksgiving reflection on the definition of true success

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