World Vol. 29 No. 10 – May 2014

34    The edge of extinction

[The numbers say Christians may soon be no more in the Middle East, but the beleaguered churches in Baghdad are fighting risk with resilience]

42    Life in the shadows

[A surge in deportations is splitting apart the families of many illegal immigrants

46    Putin’s playbook

[Dividing and conquering the church is part of a strategy to make gains in Ukraine]

50    Water resistance

[The government has diverted precious water from Central California farms, and farmers are fighting back]

54    Sudden impact

[Films that deal fairly with Christians are getting a respectful audience at major film festivals]