November (Web-only) 2000

Through a Glass Darkly
Through a Glass Darkly
The Big Kahuna entertains and provokes with its treatment of Christian faith in the workplace.
Election Eve
Why isn't anyone focusing on those who simply won't bother to vote?
Voting God's Way?
Plus: More spiritual-lite TV, religious school bonds, and Scientology unplugged.
What's Your Church Brand?
Plus: Homosexual Scout official fired, Christian colleges' lukewarm adult education, and the football coach who wouldn't stop praying.
Site Hopes to Help Pastors in a Sunday Sermon Crunch
Desperate Preachers.com is reeling in hits from pastors who want fresh ideas and a forum to discuss sermon topics.
Have Mercy!
From Mercy Streets to Charlie's Angels the silver screen is full of spiritual references this week.
We May Not Know Who Is President But...
We've got info on the souls of robots, Islam's growing influence in Southeast Asia, and the popularity of pagan groups on college campuses.
Bonnke Returns to Nigeria One Year After Tragedy
Bonnke Returns to Nigeria One Year After Tragedy
Lagos crusade may become one of largest Christian gatherings ever recorded.
Bigger Decisions in Florida
Plus: Praying for the election results, and fears in India's latest state.
One Conjoined Twin Dies After Surgical Separation
Remaining twin is making steady progress doctors say.
How to Get Fired In One Easy Step
Plus: The sexiest church online, the dangers of linking to Christianity Today, and other stories from around the globe.
Tajik Church Ordered to Stop Meeting in Home
Officials order evangelicals to stop meeting, in spite of national law granting right to hold services in private homes.
Lutheran Bishop's Appeal from Jerusalem
Religious leader's letter requests prayer for Christians, Jews, and Palestinians in troubled region.
Top 10 Reasons to Read This Book
A list of Christian books that changed the century introduces authors and their impact on evangelicalism.
The Horror!
Joan Didion encounters evangelical Christianity.
WWF Smacks Down Conservative Critic
Plus: Praying for the election results, and fears in India's latest state.
European Union Charter Omits Church History
Churches across Europe decry the EU's failure to recognize Europe's religious heritage
The Evil of Two Lessers
Neither candidate made courageous choices after the election.
Mr. Rogers' Trolley Pulling Out of the Station
Plus: Church-state standoff today in Indianapolis, and a problematic poem.
Looking for a Miracle
Six million Nigerians join Bonnke revival.
You Have to Show Up If There's Going to Be a Showdown
Plus: Secret Vietnam documents on persecution reportedly leaked, and what's the real story behind the Catholic bishops meeting?
Christian Human Rights Agency Burglarized in Peru
Stolen files contained information on more than 5,000 forced disappearances.
A Defense of Marriage Act
Plus: What's making Indiana a hotbed of religious controversy? And other stories from mainstream media sources around the globe.
Of Characters Banished to Hell and Raptured to Heaven
What Christian film critics are saying about Little Nicky, Left Behind: The Movie, Men of Honor, Red Planet, and other current releases.
China's Religious Freedom Crackdown Extends to Foreigners
It is against the law for visitors to teach the Bible in China's house churches.
When I Said Marriage Was Between a Man and a Woman I Didn't Mean It Can't Also Be Between a Man and a Man...
Plus: NCC layoffs, guarding against violence at the Indianapolis church protest, and other news stories from around the Web.
Another Nigerian State Converts to Islam
Kebbi state will operate under shari'a next month, Kaduna state soon to follow.
Accidental Radical
Jan Hus's ideas seem normal now, but in his age they were revolutionary enough to merit death.
Fundamentalism Revisited
Evangelicals would do well to remember fundamentalism as family history.
Pro-Marriage Pro-Gay Pro-blem.
Plus: Violence cancels Christmas in Bethlehem, missionaries killed and injured in Haiti accident.
Great White North Edition
From the Supreme Court to Parliament, Canada is a hotbed of religious controversy these days.
Giving Thanks in Plague Times
Philip Yancey found much to give thanks for in Donne's Devotions.
You're a Wholesome One Mr. Grinch
What Christian film critics are saying about How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Rugrats In Paris, The Sixth Day, Bounce, and Joseph: King of Dreams.
Billy Graham Steps Down but Isn't Retiring
Plus: Salon.com's religion coverage, a renegade crime-fighting priest, and other stories from media around the world.
The Saga of St. Chad
A tale of political maneuvers and positioning. Sound familiar?
The Promise of Particularity Amid Pluralism
A dispatch from the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature.
Rock-solid Relationships
The Pilgrim's pastor lays the foundation for Thanksgiving.
Britain Debates Cloning of Human Embryos
Scientists want steady stream of stem cells for therapeutic purposes.
Global Anglican Leaders Thumb Noses at U.S. Episcopal Church
Plus: Canada's anti-Christian campaign, Britain's abortion promotion program, and other stories from around the world.
Peru's Shining Path Still Taking Prisoners
As government shifts in turmoil, thousands of forced accomplices are still unfairly imprisoned.
Liberals Sweep Canadian Elections
After a swift campaign of personal attacks, Canada settles in for a long winter of discontent.
She's a Lot Like the Old Priest With One Major Difference
Plus: Christian schools in Australia say they'll spank even if it's against the law, and other stories from media sources around the world.
They Do Not Like Green Grinch's Ham...
What Christian critics are saying about How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Unbreakable, 102 Dalmatians, You Can Count On Me, and Dancer in the Dark.
Netherlands Will Be First Country to Okay Physician-Assisted Suicide
Plus: Tufts students protest decision to allow InterVarsity chapter to stay on campus.
Tufts President Caves to Protesters—Is Christian Group in Trouble?
Plus: Pope signs on with the Harlem Globetrotters, more Indonesia violence, and other stories from mainstream media sources around the Internet.
Turkish Christians Accused of Illegal Meetings
Countercharges have been filed against an abusive police chief.
How Tall Was Goliath Really?
Plus: Vicente Fox's Catholicism causes worry, Miami Methodists withhold money from fund for NCC, and more stories from other media sources.
The Book Everyone Should Buy
Or at least know about, anyway.
Christmas Plans for Bethlehem Scrapped
Escalating violence cancels millennial celebration in town of Christ's birth.

Top Story October 27, 2020

Chinese American Christians Are More Politically Engaged—and More Divided
Chinese American Christians Are Becoming More Politically Engaged—and More Divided
The 2020 race brings out generational gaps within the most undecided Asian American demographic.