September (Web-only) 2000

Spontaneous Combustion at Texas Football GameSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Vatican calls Protestants improper and China continues religious arrests
Role of New UN Religious Advisory Council Still VagueSubscriber Access Only
New York's World Peace Summit 'lacked detail' and 'authentic leadership' from some major faiths, says ecumenical leader.
Senate Debates Granting China Permanent Trade StatusSubscriber Access Only
U.S. commission warns that normalizing trade will harm religious freedom.
You've Got 26-Year-Old Legends!Subscriber Access Only
Plus: The anti-woman Bible, and North Dakota's Supreme Court tells judges to stay out of religious entanglement.
Marijuana Mambo and MormonsSubscriber Access Only
Christian film critics weigh in on lesser-known movies now playing.
Seeds for a '100-Year' Peace ProcessSubscriber Access Only
Ecumenical summit leaves religious leaders cautiously hopeful for gradual change.
Freed Somali Christian Arrives in New ZealandSubscriber Access Only
'It was God who saved me,' Haji declares.
Not God's Will for Child to Keep Living Says British JudgeSubscriber Access Only
Plus: A church open to the public—but not in the usual way, and other stories from mainstream media sources.
Religious Freedom Report Rebukes China OthersSubscriber Access Only
State Department finds many nations' religious freedoms deteriorating, but some are improved.
Scientology: Religion or Racket?Subscriber Access Only
A look at the religious movement from the November 1969 pages of Christianity Today.
Scientology: Religion or Racket?Subscriber Access Only
A look at the religious movement from the November 1969 pages of Christianity Today.
Uzbek Police Jail Another ChristianSubscriber Access Only
Arrest follows closure of church youth camp in Nukus.
Pencils Down the Election's OverSubscriber Access Only
According to political scientists, Al Gore has already won.
'It Is Time for Jews to Learn About the Efforts of Christians to Honor Judaism ' Say RabbisSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Argentina's church apologizes, more religious violence in Nigeria and India, and other stories from the world's mainstream media sources.
'Kill Them All'Subscriber Access Only
The medieval church was deadly serious about eliminating heretical Cathars.
Is Anybody Not Upset with Cardinal Ratzinger? (Except You John Paul II?)Subscriber Access Only
Plus: George Barna helps those who want to help themselves, and other stories from other media sources around the Internet.
Who Will Watch The Watcher?Subscriber Access Only
What Christian film critics are saying about Nurse Betty, The Way of the Gun, and other new releases.
Dutch Parliament Says Gay Marriages Are Equal to Straight OnesSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Satan's star is rising, Putin on faith, and other stories from mainstream media sources.
Dominus Iesus a 'Public Relations Disaster' for Ecumenism Say CriticsSubscriber Access Only
Vatican's statement reasserting itself as the one true church lamented inside and outside Catholicism.
Mayor of Cape Town a Nazarene Minister Learns High Price of PornSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Redeemed slaves, don't talk about Dominus Iesus, and other stories from mainstream media sources around the world.
Indian Prime Minister Greeted by ProtestsSubscriber Access Only
Plus: More Gwen Shamblin, exodus at a Christian dot-com, and other news stories from around the Internet.
The Weigh Is NarrowSubscriber Access Only
As former employees claim they were pressured to join Shamblin's church, the Weigh Down Workshop leader attempts to clarify her stance on the Trinity.
In ErrancySubscriber Access Only
Want to know what's wrong with the Western church? Start with a list.
Anniversary of Church Shootings Serves as Reminder for BushSubscriber Access Only
Presidential candidate promises to battle religious bigotry in wake of Texas tragedy.
Jesus Threw Out the Money Changers. I'm Just Making a Withdrawal.Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Dominus Iesus vs. The Amsterdam Declaration, where porn and the Vatican meet, and other stories from mainstream media around the world.
Pencils Down Part 2Subscriber Access Only
Think your vote matters? You poor, misguided fool.
Norwegian Prince's Moving In with Girlfriend Provokes National DebateSubscriber Access Only
Crown Prince Haakon will also be head of state church on death of his father.
Olympic Chaplains Not Taken Seriously Christians ClaimSubscriber Access Only
Australian Christians say the Olympic committee views chaplains as just another group of volunteers
A Bible for the Likes of MikeSubscriber Access Only
German athletes collaborate on an Olympic sports Bible that even Michael Johnson could love.
What Religious Magazines Are Stocked in Your Bookstore?Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Why Protestants win at the Olympics, more Chinese arrests, and other links to articles in other publications around the Internet.
Lutheran Church of Norway Appoints Practicing HomosexualSubscriber Access Only
Oslo priest's relationship prompts lively debate in the Norwegian church.
Pakistan's Christians Demand End to 'Religious Apartheid' at PollsSubscriber Access Only
Election system allows religious minorities to vote only for candidates of their own faith.
Former Goshen.com Head Steps Out of the CrosswalkSubscriber Access Only
Plus: The Jesus Seminar is apparently tired of Jesus, and other articles from media around the Internet.
Graham Goes Home to Get Ready for FloridaSubscriber Access Only
Evangelist plans to continue preaching, but drastically reduce his schedule.
Poland's Catholic Bishops Reject Criticism of Dominus IesusSubscriber Access Only
Ratzinger's declaration that Protestant denominations are not proper churches is making waves in pope's birthplace.
Crowe-ing Over Almost FamousSubscriber Access Only
What Christian film critics are saying about recent films, and an online debate over what to let children watch.
Battle Brews Over Warfare Language (Or: Mission Minded Groups Attempt to Heal Each Others' Vocabularies)Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Amy Grant is pregnant, memories of Wedgwood, and other stories from media sources around the world.
Can a New Cathedral Change Siberia's Image?Subscriber Access Only
Catholics hope building will promote revival in a territory better known for crime and punishment.
Weighty MattersSubscriber Access Only
Gwen Shamblin's teachings sound an awful lot like some in the early church—and not in a good way.
Thousands Mourn Death of 'India's Father'Subscriber Access Only
Evangelist Bakht Singh led a fruitful life of teaching and founding churches.
Is the Scandal Over?Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Family Research Council attacks Hindu prayer, then changes its tune.
U.S. Episcopal Priest Murdered in MoscowSubscriber Access Only
Friends and co-workers fondly remember his compassion.
Are Conservative Christians Abusive Parents?Subscriber Access Only
Plus: An ex-gay leader goes into a bar, and blaming spanking for youth violence.
President Signs Religious-Liberty BillSubscriber Access Only
Law says government must again prove compelling interest to curb free exercise of religion in land use, prisons, and hospitals.
British Court Overrules Parents in Conjoined Twins CaseSubscriber Access Only
Court orders operation when parents had hoped to let God decide outcome of joined twins.
As Crosswalk.com Cuts Staff and Closes Office Other Christian Web Sites Flounder Around ItSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Family Research Council's new president, more on spousal submission, and more stories from other media sources.
Gay Churches Expand to Latin American CongregationsSubscriber Access Only
Homosexuals in Honduras respond to new denomination's message that homosexuality and Christianity are compatible.
Taking Aim at Media ViolenceSubscriber Access Only
Christian film critics are skeptical about political action, but suggest other solutions for glamorized gore.
Worldwide Church of God Wins Control of Controversial BookSubscriber Access Only
Plus: More criticism of Dominus Iesus—this time by Vatican leadership, and the Serbian Orthodox Church casts its vote.
Eager Christians Snatch Up 10 000 Mongolian BiblesSubscriber Access Only
Newly translated Bible encourages Christians who lived under Communist persecution.
Files at Estonian KGB Reportedly Show Head of Russian Orthodox Church Was KGB AgentSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Patron saint of politicians, response to RU-486's approval, and other stories from media sources around the world.
Olympia RevisitedSubscriber Access Only
Christianity and the Olympic Games were once competitors, but at other times have been on the same team.
House Passes Bill to Protect Babies Outside the WombSubscriber Access Only
Protection for infants who survive abortions draws 380-15 approval.
Peru's Churches Welcome Fujimori's Decision to Call New ElectionSubscriber Access Only
After riots and videotapes of bribes, Peru pushes its current president for the opportunity to vote again.
The Generous Soul
The Generous Soul
Why overcoming the Scrooge in all of us begins with gratitude.