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October 5 , 1998
Volume 42, Number 11
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Table of Contents
McCartney admits staff morale problem.
Muslim-Christian tensions remain high.
A Costa Rican church underwrites an urban outreach effort with premium coffee sales.
Why the President's "apology" misfired
Novels you don't want to read before surgery.
Reading as memento mori.
After achieving success, early retirees are finding significance in second-career mission assignments.
I may not have owned slaves, but I've benefited from their having been used.
It takes a church to raise the McCaugheys' septuplets.
First Resort founder Shari Plunkett wondered how to reach unhappily pregnant women. Answer: Work with HMOs.
Annihilationists anticipate one ultimate destiny for the wicked, an undifferentiated nonexistence.
The church needs to recover doctrine from its academic captivity.
Our message is not, We put you in office, now pay up; but rather, This should be done because it is right.
Donations in 1997 rose 7.5% to $143.5 billion. Individual gifts to religious causes were the most common.
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