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August 5, 2002Volume 46, Number 9
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Table of Contents
He believes his ten-year campaign to reform the church has failed. What is evangelicals' most-quoted statistician going to do next?
His nine challenges for American Christianity
"Watch out, promiscuity! Out of the way, relativism! A wave of young Americans just wants that old time religion. An interview with the author of The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy"
The WCC and the WEA represent very different paths. One of them has real promise
A recent initiative is structured to exclude evangelicals in the mainline
But Bible forum says controversial translation is 'within principles
"Traditionalists walk out, issue global call for outside intervention"
All Christian houses of worship are ordered shut without official explanation
Christians aim to reclaim the school's neglected religious heritage
Remembering Ken Kantzer
Sydney's St. Barnabas looks for a worthy debate opponent
"Comments on suicide bombing, Islam in prisons, and preaching about hell"
Churches push for acknowledgment of Europe's spiritual heritage
Americans continue to give to religious groups following September 11
"For local congregations, threats can come from town drunks or flocks of chickens"
"Israeli archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old stadium"
"Remember the New Age movement? Now, even the New Agers want out"
Skateboard ministries provide youth with ramps and a sermon
The Supreme Court has put parents back in charge of their children's education
Quotations to stir the heart and mind from bumper stickers
What you can do to help persecuted Christians in Turkmenistan
We can resist technology's chilling effects on how we spend time together
Robert Schuller's story is a distillation of his gospel
Jennifer Knapp sings of the Incarnation's bloody realities
Bioethics challenges are huge. But so is God
Graham couldn't have been more humble and apologetic over 1972 comments
Pastors say bill would restrict preaching against homosexuality
But evangelicals question whether new statement undercuts evangelistic outreach
Dobson says pro-gay school curriculum has gone too far.
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