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May 18 1998, 1998
Volume 42, Number 6
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McCartney on the REBOUND
How a workaholic jock and insensitive husband became the nation's leading Promise Keeper.
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New information-age strategy enables stations to compete with secular counterparts.
Evangelicals Warned Against Persecution Apathy
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'Antimissionary' Bill Effort Backfires
Five Killed in Mission Plane Crash
Evangelicals Protest Media Shutdowns
Gambling with the Enemy
Instead of folding, the church should be upping the ante
News Update: Up from the Ashes?
With $4 million in donations, Promise Keepers recalls its staff—for now.
The Coach's Burden
That hate mail really gave me a first glimpse of the seething giant of racism lurking within the Christian church.
None Dare Call It Sin, plus America's Gambling Habit
How Mississippi's Bible Belt succumbed so quickly and so completely to the gambling industry.
Colombia's Bleeding Church
Despite the murders of 120 church leaders, Christians are fighting for peace in one of the world's most violent nations.
The Day We Were Left Behind
When Jesus had said this, as they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.—Acts 1:9.
Under the Streets of Bucharest
Lifting manhole covers and crawling inside is a first step in a Romanian ministry's gritty outreach.
I Didn't Mean to be Rude
Many faiths, not just ours, hold quite specific doctrines and stand at firm disagreement with one another.
Inside the Vatican
The pope's chief doctrinal officer has always been in dialogue with the Reformation traditions. Now he reveals his vision for Christianity in the new millennium.
The Bottom Line
How colleges-not excluding Christian schools-have been shaped by market forces.
Augustine Who?
A window on the Greek Christian world-and a model for contemporary theology and biblical study.
And the Word Was ... Debatable
All those who take up the daunting task of Bible translation step into a force field of tension.