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December 9 , 2002
Volume 46, Number 13
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Table of Contents 2002
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
Recent comments about the belief in hell and naming yourself God
Hollywood directors file suit against CleanFlicks
Is cheating more rampant at religious high schools?
The Christian Medical Association says critics fear David Hager's well-grounded opposition
"Remnant Fellowship grows, but critics see 'graceless legalism.'"
But sanctions are at President's discretion
Feds crack down on Financial Warfare Club
"Some conservatives, however, give up on reforming their denominations"
Toronto church's stance sharply at odds with denomination
New twist on an old scam tempts Christians to accept millions from a Muslim convert
Church growth and credibility in danger because of scam
New interest in public policy fuels election wins
'Untouchables' find new dignity in Christian faith
Jonathan Miles battles red tape to connect Israeli doctors and Palestinian children
Verbal attacks on Islam sabotage evangelism.
"The church suffers from the illusion that the sermon is the creative, prophetic effort of the lonely individual"
Teaching English may well be the 21st century's most promising way to take the Good News to the world
The Apocrypha tells us about the brutal and seductive world Jesus was born into
"When seeking to be shaped by Christ, It is all too easy to veer from a fully Christian approach"
Luci Shaw's poetry helps us pay attention to God's world
Quotations to stir heart and mind about the Incarnation
"To see God high and lifted up, just open your eyes"
What you can do to help persecuted Christians in Egypt
"In a postmodern world in which people see many 'truths' as equally valid, how can you convince someone of the truth of salvation through Christ"
An honest reflection on the death of an infant daughter
A Texas pastor's congregation moves in for the kill in the engaging debut novel Leaving Ruin
John Doan's 20-string harp-guitar and stories bring greater depth to the genre
"Starting as Sunday morning sermons, Leaving North Haven's essays charm and amuse"
"Leif Enger's debut novel, Peace Like a River, tells of family, faith, and miracles"
Science-fiction adventure novel Arena thrives with spiritual symbolism
Simmering under the story of A Place Called Wiregrass are commentaries on racism and church neglect of the poor
Sometimes going to war is the charitable thing to do
Female Evangelical Leaders Have a Hidden Predecessor to Thank
Female Evangelical Leaders Have a Hidden Predecessor to Thank
Kathryn Kuhlman’s story offers a case study of the indisputable achievements of strong evangelical women and the equally indisputable roadblocks they often face.