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August 7 , 2000
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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
After pregame prayer is barred, educators say they do not need a microphone to pray.
After pregame prayer is barred, educators say they do not need a microphone to pray.
Christian college costs are lower than the national average, but increasing at a higher rate.
The financially strapped NCC reaches out to evangelicals and Roman Catholics.
Southern Baptists work and witness in Chicago street outreach.
Episcopalians defer debate over same-sex blessings for another three years.
Long-time Dallas pastor and chairman of Christianity Today International's Board of Directors stricken at Montreat, North Carolina
Presbyterians, Catholics try to reconcile as expulsions persist in Chiapas.
Freedoms may be in danger in the new Russia.
Central American farmers gather more than one harvest.
Christians hope to break the silence and overcome Asia's prejudice against people with AIDS.
The SBC's new Faith and Message brings needed clarity—but maybe at the cost of honest diversity.
Women reaching women is key to the future of missions.
Missionary says women suffer grave injustices.
Clarke wants the African-American church fired up about career mission service.
For years our congregation had done short-term missions projects. Then the Afar of Africa expanded our vision.
A veteran missiologist and marketing analyst implores the missions community to tabulate less and pray more
Methodist evangelicals pull a once 'incurably liberal' denomination back toward the orthodox center.
An hour of quiet is a rare gift, hard to come by in an ordinary week, even for those who seek it.
Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell thinks churches can learn a lot from the flu bug.
A case study in word-of-mouth epidemics.
Louisiana's special assistant attorney general questions well-intentioned lawmakers.
Quotes on Christian virtues | posted 8/22/00
Theologian John Mark Hicks discovered the healing power of lament.
Phyllis Tickle thinks cookbooks and prayerbooks have a lot in common.
In focusing so intently on Jesus the man, Peter Jennings' report missed the big picture.
Changes make the Passion play more sensitive to Jews and more faithful to Scripture.
Too many believers pick and choose their own truths.
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