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April 2006
Volume 50, Number 4
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Table of Contents
Full Gospel's forbidden fruit.
Three leaders talk frankly about Pentecostalism: the good, the bad, and the unpredictable.
Journeying to faith through the work of musicians, artists, and ministers.
How your church and your pastor may prevent the predictable.
New study Bibles aim to help three especially committed constituencies.
Getting some perspective (250 million years' worth) on the evolution controversy.
Should we give people what they want or what they need?
Acclaimed physicist Sir John Houghton discusses his motives and passion for a cooler world climate.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
How two creatures dig a rabbit hole in my disbelief.
Don't patronize or belittle Rwandan Christians committed to progress.
New mutual fund expands the church-bond market.
Studying Geneva's sexual reformation has lessons for today.
An admiring biography doesn't smooth out the complications of James Dobson.
A family crisis in a Midwestern town set the stage for Vinita Hampton Wright's latest novel.
The Message of the New Testament shows how Jesus carries out the Old Testament.
Those who are pro-life and pro-family should have no problem being pro-human.
The culture war's biggest casualties may be Christian joy and hope.
Archbishop wants Christians, left and right, to learn from church history.
More than 10,000 employees weighed in on their jobs.
Too often maligned, the faith has contributed much to our culture.
Christians try to negotiate ministry in southern Africa's most failed state.
Armed services debate prayer 'in Jesus' name.'
HIV infections decline in Zimbabwe.
A Christian journalist seeks to understand the burgeoning pagan religion.
New study confirms that we go to church much less than we say.
Asian Americans populate America's elite colleges more than ever—and campus ministries even more than that.
Recent stats on evangelical happiness and views on euthanasia, and violent Americans.
Recent comments by John Roberts, John Piper, Kelly Clark, and Pat Robertson.
Muslims aren't the only ones guilty of acting out inappropriately.
What will it take for this world phenomenon to stay vibrant for another 100 years?
God used a movie about gay cowboys to release me from the burden of my past.
One reason Randy and Paula White's Without Walls is one of the country's fastest-growing congregations.
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
Analogies between abortion and other “life issues” are shakier than we sometimes suppose.