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Volume 41, Number 10
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Table of Contents
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
Novel Ideas
By killing RFRA, the Supreme Court has placed religious liberty in a perilous position.
What if we were to assume that we were coming to this country for the first time?
Readers are finding a home in Jan Karon's novels.
Carol wanted the boy alive only to spite her own husband.
Only when my daughter's life was threatened did I appreciate the price God pays for peace.
The Sabbath is the most challenging—and necessary—spiritual discipline for contemporary Christians.
Baroness Caroline Cox offers aid and advocacy to persecuted Christians.
Douglas Groothuis on the virtues and vices of virtual reality.
The state of pastors' finances
Christians are being persecuted worldwide. Why is the church silent?
Hank Hanegraaff's long-awaited book relies on old data and leaves false impressions.
Despite allegations of abuse of authority, the International Churches of Christ expands rapidly.
Stand in the Gap in Washington, D.C., aims to spark national spiritual awakening.
I experienced common grace, perhaps consciously for the first time, through music.
Recent novels by evangelical leaders say more about popular American Christianity than about the end times.
Recent novels by evangelical leaders say more about popular American Christianity than about the end times.
The Sabbath is the most challenging—and necessary—spiritual discipline for contemporary Christians.
Two Filipino Christians Beheaded
Church Planting Faces Uphill Battle
Pastor Guilty of Helping Homeless
Denomination Backs Embattled Leader
Liberty Names Interim President
Molestation Damages Total $119 Million
Is Nothing Sacred in ABC Drama?
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