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November 16 , 1998
Volume 42, Number 13
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Table of Contents 1998
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
A couple's spiritual quest turns them into searchlights exposing family and community secrets.
Church founder's ex-daughter-in-law pens grim tome about life on the inside.
Sell-out audience crowds first-time missions recruitment event.
For a nation in denial, it's time to tell it like it is.
Those who are foolish in small things often get caught being foolish in big things.
Globalization is changing how Christians do ministry.
The plight of Vietnam's 700,000 evangelical Christians.
Those who believe it is Jesus' shroud point to features on it that seem unique to Jesus' death, including pathological ones.
Born November 29, 1898, Clive Staples Lewis in his lifetime gave us many writings that explicate the Christian faith and walk. This page of Reflections commemorates the centennial of his birth.
For Truman Burbank, freedom means abandoning his false though perfect world.
For this Calvinist Navajo, art is not a part of life, it is life itself.
Why we can't give up on objectivity, even though it is decidedly uncool.
Strohmeyer told police he strangled the little girl by twisting her neck the way he had seen in movies.
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
In the ministry’s first major innovation in seven decades, the children now do the choosing.