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Table of Contents
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
Finding the courage to trust in grace.
Just as the American government practices separation of powers, journalistic publications generally try to separate business and editorial functions.
Christians among hundreds of thousands displaced.
Salvation Army sued for asking employees to support its mission
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
Missionaries return to begin rebuilding out of the rubble.
Recent comments on Iraqi religious freedom and Kevin Smith on The Passion.
Two gay controversies likely to dominate United Methodist General Conference this week.
Buddhist nationalists in Sri Lanka step up violence against churches.
Israel Antiquities Authority's 'findings' bother many archaeologists.
Recent statistics on the Good News Bible, AIDS orphans, and Ponzi schemes
President of World Relief, the church-based development arm of the National Association of Evangelicals, on humanitarian trends in the wake of 9/11.
Helping ex-cons, breaking virginity pledges, persecution, and quick church planting
African American, Hispanic pastors lead the charge against gay marriage.
Religion is okay with the courts, so long as it doesn't mean anything.
Two financial watchdogs are better than one.
Escalating repression can't seem to dampen the church's growth.
Most postal areas still don't have any Christian workers living in them.
What Indians say American Christians should, and shouldn't, do to help.
A gospel invasion helps bring peace to one of the nation's most violent penitentiaries.
Warden Burl Cain has had a few tangles in the courts himself.
The second annual survey highlights companies that focus on building a culture of trust.
Independent panel weighed employee surveys.
Christianity Today salutes four finalists in ten categories.
Communication is necessary, but avoid information overload.
Big Idea creator Phil Vischer had his dream crumble, but he's no longer s-scared.
Finding the courage to trust in grace.
How eerily still we see thee lie.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Messianic Jews seem to be an embarrassment in an otherwise thoughtful dialogue.
Martin Luther was a God-obsessed seeker of certainty and assurance.
Seeing Is Believing lays the theological foundation for imaginative prayer.
Boundaries Face to Face focuses on conversations for building the right walls.
Fresh insights and conversational style makes Sacred Parenting ideal reading.
Thank God not everything they say is true.
Are You Close to God? Your Answer Affects How You Read Scripture
Are You Close to God? Your Answer Affects How You Read Scripture
A new study suggests that both men and women who seek spiritual intimacy view the Bible more literally.