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May 21 , 2002
Volume 46, Number 6
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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
How did a top-25 list of ministries become a cover story on Dallas?
"Comments on biblical prophecy, the war on terrorism, and plagiarism"
Republicans say that attracting minorities is their number one priority.
Statistics and numbers on the Protestant clergy shortage and The Prayer of Jabez
The debate over evolution takes Britain by storm
Planned Parenthood is an odd assignment for a workplace chaplain
"Technology enters the church, for better or worse."
Witch doctors and red devils populate the game of soccer
Christians disrupt Wiccan celebration
Congress protects tax exemption
New evidence suggests Boston archbishop protected known pedophile priests
California congregation plays critical role in arrest of sex abuser
Family Radio founder's latest teaching prompts church defections
Chinese American Christians are starting to become more openly prolife
Massachusetts battles parents in tiny sect after two children die
Mideast Christians torn over tough Israeli tactics at churches
Attacks said to be prompted by violence in the Middle East
U.S. Embassy says North Americans are guerrilla targets
DeMoss Foundation says it is not a cult
But some Christians see talks as an opportunity to build bridges in times of persecution
Political and religious leaders clash in Nigeria over the increased use of Islamic law
We need nothing less than a total ban on human cloning
It is the state's business to discourage what hurts the community and encourage what builds it up
"Move over, Wheaton and Colorado Springs—Dallas, Texas, has more megachurches, megaseminaries, and mega-Christian activity than any other American city."
Dallas churches continue to challenge the racial divide
A Dallas food pantry was transformed when it turned the tables on who should do ministry
Can the biggest Protestant seminary in the world be both Southern Baptist and broadly evangelical?
"A former Southern Baptist, Dmitri Royster is now a maverick of the Orthodox Church"
It's not easy growing Christian leaders for Dallas's fastest-growing population
"Cantankerous Carl McIntire protested against nearly every major expression of 20th-century Christianity, and always with a flourish"
"In the world of ecumenical Protestantism, some owe Carl McIntire an apology for dismissing his warnings"
"Studies show that poor children who are active in a local congregation thrive in body and mind, as well as spirit"
"John Polkinghorne—particle physicist, Gifford lecturer, Templeton Prize–winner, and parish priest"
Is it unscriptural for a Christian to be cremated?
Quotations to stir the heart and mind
The separation of church and state protects families too
The Dallas Morning News sets the standard for newspaper religion coverage
Joseph Girzone's modern messiah undergoes the Hollywood treatment
It's not just a band of shifting players. It's a state of mind and a movement
Jimmy Carter's journey from the White House to building houses
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”