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Former Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad Writes Open Letter to Trump

Iran's former hardline president Mahmud Ahmadinejad has published an open letter in both English and Farsi to U.S. President Donald Trump, lauding the American leader for what he said was "truthfully describing the U.S. political system and electoral structure as corrupt." (more…)

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Why Liberty University English Professor Karen Swallow Prior Believes the Church Still Needs Classic Literature

Karen Swallor Prior was created to teach—that much was clear from her first semester standing at the head of a college English class. What’s surprising, though, is just how many avenues she’s discovered since for exercising her calling. While she primarily works as an English Professor at Liberty University, Prior

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Trevor Noah’s Raw, Personal Account of Growing Up in Apartheid South Africa

As host of “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah comes across as a wry, startled and sometimes outraged outsider, commenting on the absurdities of American life. During the presidential campaign, the South African-born comic remarked that Donald J. Trump reminded him of an African dictator, mused over the mystifying complexities of

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Google Introduces Noto, a Free Font for Over 800 Languages

Something funny happens when your computer or phone can’t display a font: A blank rectangular box pops up in place of the missing glyph. This little box is called .notdef, or “not defined,” in coder lingo, but everyone else just calls it tofu. (more…)

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Francine Rivers’ Testimony: I Was Addicted to Romance Novels; Then God Asked Me to Start Writing Them, For His Glory

I knew from the time I was a child that I would be a writer. I grew up in a Christian home in Pleasanton, a small town east of San Francisco. My mother, a nurse, kept a diary; my father, while recuperating from a heart attack, wrote two nonfiction books

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British PM Says Muslim Women Must Learn English or Face Deportation

Muslim women who fail to learn English to a high enough standard could face deportation from Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday. (more…)

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Dr. Holly Ordway

WATCH: Ex-Atheist Professor says Reading C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Other Christian Poets Led her to Faith in Jesus Christ

As an atheist Dr. Holly Ordway had always felt like she wasn’t quite “God’s type” — that is, until she says she began deeply questioning the ins and outs of the Christian faith. (more…)

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