Morning Roundup 10/2/13

The Word “Islam”; Evangelicals and Sexual Abuse; Poverty and the Church

To use or not to use: Journalists and the word 'Islam'Terry Mattingly

Terry Mattingly rightfully observes that journalists often avoid identifying Islam in stories where it is necessary.

Billy Graham's grandson: evangelicals 'worse' than Catholics on sex abuseSarah Pulliam Bailey

Last night, Beth Moore and I talked about child sexual abuse for a bit on Trinity Broadcasting Network. As I mentioned there (the show airs Friday night), it is more common than most people believe.

My friend Boz Tchividjian has been speaking up on the issue, most recently at the Religion Newswriters Association (RNA). I'll also be interviewing him in a few weeks, but for now here is Sarah Pulliam Bailey's story from that presentation at RNA.

Why the Millennium Development Goals Need the Church (and Vice Versa)Richard Stearns

Rich Stearns speaks up for the role of the church in defeating extreme poverty.

When I was in Dallas recently, I was privileged to host on …read more
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