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June 2009Volume 53, Number 6
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Table of Contents
Short reviews of new albums by Brian Blade, Seasons, Madeleine Peyroux, and Iona.
Phil Keaggy and Randy Stonehill team up for a winner.
Pastors tell how the justification debate has changed their ministry.
Two of the world's most prominent pastor-theologians on justification—and what difference it makes.
Isla Morley's debut portrays the complexity of grief after a child's death.
Why the arts matter even during a recession.
Fifteen years after genocide, Rwanda is showing signs of healing.
How one church in the nation's homeless capital is responding.
It's not a virtue just for children.
Lee Strobel doesn't think the traditional methods work anymore.
Short reviews of Predestination, The Spartacus War, and How Rome Fell.
There's reason to be concerned for the future of voluntary organizations.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Dallas Willard argues that we really can know Christ.
Local churches are key in fixing the immigration mess.
A sample of books we're planning to read.
The pastor of Redeemer Church is becoming an international figure because he's a local one.
Princeton's Robert Wuthnow says American congregations are more international than ever.
Schiavo documentary claims that it was murder.
Why indulgences are still a bad idea.
One day, God's invisible heroes will gain due respect.
Comments on returning to Christianity, breaking privacy laws, and other topics from recent news.
Get the numbers on AIDS victims saved under former President Bush, evangelicals who think President Obama is a Muslim, and pastors who expect their church's income to increase.
Rick Warren draws criticism for distancing himself from Proposition 8.
Pat Robertson retires, Moody chooses new president, and other transitions in the Christian world.
Your responses to the April 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
Proposed EU law may force out faith-based social services.
More churches seek protection as scams continue to unfold.
Officials permit massive outdoor Easter gathering for house churches.
Churches face a computer scam, NavPress closes magazines, and other recent news in the Christian world.
New visa rules trip up traveling religious workers.
There’s No Crying on Social Media!
There’s No Crying on Social Media!
Young adults are desperate not to let peers see any signs of weakness or failure.