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November 13 , 2000
Volume 44, Number 13
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Table of Contents 2000
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
Prosecutors say the faithful are being fleeced in pyramid schemes.
Organization says closing 20 offices and eliminating 100 staff positions are part of attempt to involve churches and volunteers more directly in prison ministry.
Activists Respond on RU-486
Quotations to contemplate on dying and eternity.
Success leaves publisher wondering how to best steward the company's increase.
Same-sex unions, bishop's handling of power prompt the exodus.
Bomb kills 10 Christians and hospitalizes 39 Dushanbe church members.
Christian untouchable is murdered, but police stall investigation.
In the former Soviet Union, evangelical churches are growing but not yet mature.
Governor, others decline to intervene in jihad attacks.
In one decision, a British judge undermined two established values of Western Civilization.
How should Christians react to all this talk about exorcism?
As Willow Creek Community Church turns 25, it is bigger than ever, drawing 17,000 a weekend. But what really makes Willow tick is what comes after the seeker services.
After 25 years, Bill Hybels is less driven and intense, but still in love with the job
There would be no Willow Creek—no small groups, no women in leadership, no passion for service—without Gilbert Bilezikian.
It turns out that the church that made seeker-sensitive a part of our vocabulary is not as revolutionary as its critics have said.
Two churches long associated with Babywise author Gary Ezzo denounce his character and fitness for Christian ministry.
Six postmodern Christians discuss the possibilities and limits of postmodernism.
The often-maligned movement is today's academic Rorschach blot.
The emerging urban class is targeting capitalism and Christianity—often for good reason.
Not all the academy is so taken with postmodernism.
At Civitas, grad students learn to think Christianly about public life.
A meal with my mother and other nursing-home residents opened a small crack in their stony detachment, and gave a brief glimpse of the kingdom of heaven.
New legislation would offer greater care for premature newborns near death.
Junior hockey teams melt racial barriers and help prepare young skaters for all arenas of life.
Call someone a fundamentalist and watch what happens.
Former Indiana coach Bobby Knight provokes examination of current speech standards as he continues to rage against the dying light.
Quotations to contemplate on listening
Sometimes love is sharp, hard-edged, confusing, and seemingly unfair.
Two scholars argue that Pentecostalism, especially in Brazil, is not so otherworldly as many think.
The Big Kahuna entertains and provokes with its treatment of Christian faith in the workplace.
New and noteworthy books on the Beatles, hate, and other subjects.
Changing a culture takes more than politics.
Are Missionary Kids Missionaries?
Are Missionary Kids Missionaries?
Families in the field say it's complicated.