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September 2010Volume 54, Number 9
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Table of Contents
Features
Leaders from Malaysia, Argentina, Nigeria, and the United States share their dreams for major changes in the global church.
Leaders from Malaysia, Argentina, Nigeria, and the United States share their dreams for major changes in the global church.
Leaders from Malaysia, Argentina, Nigeria, and the United States share their dreams for major changes in the global church.
Leaders from Malaysia, Argentina, Nigeria, and the United States share their dreams for major changes in the global church.
To remain relevant, many evangelical pastors are following the lead of hipster trendsetters. So what happens when 'cool' meets Christ?
A sidebar to CT's cover story on 'Hipster Faith.'
How churches are ministering to society's most despised.
Steve Saint's flying car will take the gospel beyond 'The Gates of Splendor.'
Meeting God in the mystery of grief.
As a teen growing up in Tennessee, Chansamone Saiyasak vowed to return to Thailand. And he did—with remarkable results.
Lausanne III is pulling a cross-section of 4,000 world leaders to keep the gospel front and center.
News
How Christians of the past 50 years have garnered countercultural street cred.
Ted Haggard on repentance, Richard Land on immigration, Chris Seiple on book burning, and more.
Society of Biblical Literature accused of evangelical pandering—and secular bias.
Small ministry creates big waves at Arab festival.
Recent deaths, appointments, and other transitions in the Christian world.
U.S. immigration officials hamper Christian gatherings.
Must Christians pray in public forums using Jesus' name?
Multi-faith seminary in; evangelical schools out.
Messianic leaders explore new strategies for reaching the Jewish community in the U.S. and Israel.
Stats on divorce, adoption, youth ministers, and church volunteers.
Views
Your responses to the July 2010 issue of Christianity Today.
How porn damages women—and what churches can do about it.
Should the U.S. stay militarily involved in Afghanistan?
Why spirituality is sexy but religion is not.
Creating a culture of resurrection is key to full-orbed ministry.
Reviews
Book Reviews:
Why Christians should be wary of the late pop philosopher and her disciples.
Classics scholar Sarah Ruden says extraordinary things happen when you read Paul alongside other ancient literature.
Terry Eagleton argues that evil is not as mysterious or as explainable as we think.
Picks from John Stackhouse, author of 'Can God Be Trusted?'
Emily Colson says 'no one remains neutral' about her autistic son.
California's intoxicating spiritual and cultural impact on America.
Brief reviews of 'Joshua,' 'Making Toast,' and 'The Mind's Eye'
The stats on evangelicalism are much better than you've been led to believe.
Short reviews of recent books worth considering.
In Every Issue
Or, how to be a truly ironic hipster.
L. L. Barkat creates in the context of online community.
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A Decision in Ferguson: How Should Evangelicals Respond?
A Decision in Ferguson: How Should Evangelicals Respond?
The grand jury has made a decision in Ferguson, now we have to make ours. How will we respond?