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November 12 2001, 2001
Volume 45, Number 14
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Bush's Defining Moment
The President, facing a grief-stricken nation under attack, finds his voice and his mission
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Power Punch Praise
Rising to the Top
Falling Down
Something to Talk About
Talk about it
Return of Kevin Max
Stereotype Be
Columbia: Missing Missionaries Declared Dead
New Tribes Mission says three men probably died after five years ago
Andy Crouch
Our technologies give us an illusion of omnipresence—most of the time
Go Figure
The world around us by the numbers
Quotation Marks
Quotes and comments since the September 11 terrorist attacks
Readying for Takeoff
According to airport chaplain, travelers don't take flying for granted after September 11.
Extreme Days for Megiddo
Film producer Matt Crouch reasons that God positioned the movie right after September 11
Young Men Gone West
Are you the son of a Christian celebrity? Then you're probably working on a film
Over Enlarged Territory
How do books post-Prayer of Jabez stack up?
Potter's Field
Harry doesn't always make money magically appear
Nobody seems to want the Dead Sea Scrolls
Come On
An online ministry disguises itself as a porn site to draw in those who need help
Congress: Justice Delayed
Sudan Peace Act may be a casualty of the war on terrorism.
Vouchers: High Court to Take Up Vouchers
Justices have agreed to determine constitutionality of Ohio program
RU-486: Doctors Slow to Prescribe Abortion Pill
Since RU-486's approval, rising safety concerns and common side effects have led to little use.
Medical Cost Sharing: Medical Cost-Sharing Ministry Is Recovering
But Christian Brotherhood Newsletter faces a backlog of unpaid claims
Small Churches: Empty Pulpit Crisis
Lutherans try to overcome clergy shortages
Evangelism: Adaptable Alpha Course Draws Praise and Worry
Popular British import has big goals for American outreach
Pakistan: Christians Fear Muslim Backlash
Anti-Christian sentiments in Pakistan run high, culminate in protests and church shooting
Afghanistan: Caught in the Crossfire
Family, churches press for release of American missionaries in Kabul
Moscow Bans Salvation Army
Embattled ministry appeals judicial ruling
Australia: 'Shooting Gallery' Draws Opposition
A church-run injection center for heroin addicts claims success
Rally Round the Flag
America may not be God's chosen nation, but it does have a mission that churches can support
Blame Game
Seeking mercy is a better response to 9/11 than seeking meaning
Blood, Sweat, and Prayers
One man's journal of ministry among New York City's firefighters and police officers at Ground Zero
Make Love and Babies
The contraceptive mentality says children are something to be avoided. We're not buying it
'Be Fruitful and Multiply'
Is this a command, or a blessing?
The Truth About Sex
Even Christians get seduced by the sexual lies our culture proclaims
Catching Up with Hispanics
New census data on the Latinos in our midst presents a reality check for cross-cultural outreach
I thought the high-powered, heady world of dot-coms—even dot-coms devoted to religion and spirituality—was far removed from my own walk with Christ
Love & Marriage
Quotations to stir the heart and mind
High Court Injustice
What you can do to help persecuted Christians in Pakistan.
Has God Played Fair?
Why did an omniscient God create humankind knowing that people, in every generation, would reject him?
Our technologies give us an illusion of omnipresence—most of the time
Lord of the Megaplex
The onscreen Fellowship of the Ring launches a new wave of Tolkienmania
A Storyteller's Apologetic
Novelist Ron Hansen wrestles to integrate belief and craft
Power Punch Praise
The Benjamin Gate delivers worship music to the technology-driven 21st Century
Rising to the Top
British band Steve mixes creative praise with driving rock
Something to Talk About
Nicole C. Mullen uses pumping beats, fun atmosphere to explore God's strength
Return of Kevin Max
Eclectic album outlines dc Talk veteran's existence
Wake-up Call
If September 11 was a divine warning, it's God's people who are being warned