New today from the Century:
- The editors on the persecution of Christians around the world: "Between 2006 and 2010, Christians faced some form of discrimination in 139 countries—almost three-fourths of the world's nations."
- Yolanda Pierce on slavery and religious rhetoric
- Lawrence Wood reviews Jeff Chu: "A gay Christian with a compelling personal story, Chu is also a superb journalist who listens closely to whoever is sitting across from him." (subscription required)
- Carol Howard Merritt on ten challenges for innovative church leaders