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November 18 , 2002
Volume 46, Number 12
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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
"Mandated abortions happen in the U.S., too"
A Florida court allows a Christian church to build in a Spiritualist town
"Recent sayings about Islam, faith-based funds, and clergy dress codes"
"Only about 400,000 Arab Christians and 20,000 Jews speak the language"
What do Americans pray for?
"Over 100,000 residents of Australia and New Zealand claim their religion is Jedi"
None of Frank Bear's photo-mosaics have attracted as much attention as one of President Bush-composed of pictures of Jesus.
"White House moves ahead on regulatory, funding fronts"
Hudson Institute's Fruitful Collaborations underscores the need for hiring freedom
The Houses of Worship Political Speech Protection Act fails 239-178
But Big Idea lays off 30 in 'heartbreaking' cuts
"As of September 2002, weddings, counseling, and courage in demand"
Vancouver Christians rescue women lost on streets
Vital but dwindling Christians face many pressures
Shari'ah law divides leaders
New law makes it harder than ever to be non-Orthodox
Texans to form 'flexible' alternative to the Southern Baptist Convention's IMB
The church may be best equipped to deal HIV/AIDS a crippling blow
Let's not kid ourselves that salvation depends on the ability to discuss Austin Powers movies
Rick Warren's genius is in helping pastors see the obvious
How Christians should practice 'right politics.'
Maryland Baptists train to rescue their neighbors if terrorists strike again
"Franklin Graham remains unashamed of the Name, despite public criticism. No generic prayers for him"
Baylor strives to go where no Christian university has gone before—in ten years
Quotations to stir the heart and mind
What is the difference between the brain and the soul?
"This Thanksgiving, let us remember our perverseness"
The Supreme Court's recent decision can help prevent more corporate scandals
Stephen Carter mixes wry social observations and a densely plotted thriller
"A review of Lisa Beamer's Let's Roll!: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage"
The author of The Enigma of Anger cannot commit to a messiah who doesn't knock over tables.
"In his fifth book, Franklin Graham examines why the name of Jesus is controversial"
The Good of Affluence aims to give leadership to wealthy Christians moved and troubled by their fortune
The Emperor's Club transcends Dead Poets Society
Tribulation Force will satisfy those who feel the movies are meant to explicitly preach the gospel
"Based on the story by Jerry Jenkins, film asks whether football is the best measure of worth"
Little Secrets avoids theological lectures but delivers an engaging story
The early warning signs
5 Tips for Training Little Evangelists
5 Tips for Training Little Evangelists
Faithful speech doesn’t need to rely on formulas.