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October 2014
Volume 58, Number 8
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Table of Contents
Features
Asian Americans: Silent No More
Asian American Christians are growing in influence and audience. Will they be embraced by their broader church family?
The Seattle pastor believes Asian Americans need to speak out about race in America.
The campus ministry has pioneered intentional, personalized training for Asian American leaders.
Why the pulpit—and not the screen—still belongs at the center of our churches.
Australia pastor Mark Sayers says influence has to be about more than book sales and retweets.
. . . and rich are the financially desperate. Just ask my family.
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Liberty, Grand Canyon universities super-charge distance education.
News
Here Come the Healers
Ebola brings Africa's medical missionaries worldwide attention.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
Outside Insight: Some say it’s the new norm. Others don’t consider it biblical.
New research spotlights what the continent’s believers (and those worldwide) are missing.
Does it matter that the Good Book is printed where many Christians lack one?
Views
Why ISIS Must Be Stopped
But no special pleading on behalf of Christians is required.
Why a nationwide standard for classrooms may cause concern.
How to bid farewell as though our bodies mattered.
Beauty for the many: Why I side with conservationists over nature mystics.
Reviews
The Case Against 'Radical' Christianity
Michael Horton's message to restless believers: Stay put, and build the church.
Richard Foster's son gets acquainted with the spiritual disciplines.
An excerpt from 'True Paradox: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Complex World'
From the editor of Books & Culture.
Rescued from the sex trade, Anny Donewald now seeks to rescue others.
A brilliant new film series pictures how to live out our salvation.
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
In Every Issue
Asian Americans cannot be pigeonholed.
Readers respond to the July/August issue via letters, tweets, and blogs.
In Christ I am more than the ‘crime’ I committed at age 5.
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Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump (Deportations)
Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump (Deportations)
Emptied Arab churches prepare for a rare task: making room.