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January 11 , 1999
Volume 43, Number 1
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Table of Contents
A novelist's indictment of American missionaries in Africa-and the imperialistic foreign policy they are said to mirror.
Greater Ministries International promises eye-popping returns, but investigators suspect a Ponzi.
New network focuses on showing how God heals racial, denominational, and gender divisions.
The horror lingers, yet the number of aberrant groups keeps growing as people seek community.
If people are hurting, it's our business.
There is an opportunity staring the church in the face: charitable choice.
Deconstructing the gospel of tolerance.
How a computer bug is breeding prophecy, plans, and polemics in the church.
Without the Old Testament we don't properly understand God.
Why the church may be harmful to your waistline.
It is easier to repay evil for evil, but then all you've got is evil.
A Chicago street ministry reaches out to male prostitutes working the street.
A "choice" for Jesus is not like choosing a meal from a menu.
His music takes you where you might not have been planning to go.
A review of Dallas Willard's "The Divine Conspiracy."
The only remaining "ism" is postmodernism. And it is a formalized expression of despair.
Raising Funds While Helping the Poor
Have Mercy as God Has Mercy
Have Mercy as God Has Mercy
Mercy is what holiness looks like in the lives of God's children.