The Magazine

November 18 , 1977
Volume 22, Number 4
November 18
Read CT online anywhere you go.
Subscribers get full print and digital access, including:
  • 10 award-winning print issues
  • PDFs of each issue
  • Full web access to
  • 60+ years of magazine archives
Already a subscriber?
Subscribe now for full access.
Table of Contents 1977
The CT Archives are a rich treasure of biblical wisdom and insight from our past. Some things we would say differently today, and some stances we've changed. But overall, we're amazed at how relevant so much of this content is. We trust that you'll find it a helpful resource. - Mark Galli, editor-in-chief
Also in this Issue:
  • Editor's Note from November 18, 1977
  • In Bogotá, a Banquet of Hope
  • Eutychus and His Kin: November 18, 1977
  • The Church in China: Praise amid Persecution
  • Where Have All the Churches Gone?
  • The Price of Praise
  • Christmas Is Coming
  • Refiner’s Fire: Of Heroes and Devils: The Supernatural on Film
  • Why so Much Mail?
  • Whose Signature?
  • Minister’s Workshop: Advertising Your Church
  • Book Briefs: November 18, 1977
  • East Germany: A Vexing Issue
  • Natural Law
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”