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November 2004
Volume 48, Number 11
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Table of Contents 2004
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
Christians seek healing in Beslan.
Newspaper investigates Christian network over sex charges, spending.
Evangelical schools worry over post-9/11 visa rules.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Christian bookstores hit hard by competition from Wal-Mart.
Christian publications multiply amid new freedom.
Recent quotes on morality, Bush and God, the fertility gap, LA County cross, and missions in India.
Latin America director of Casa Alianza had sex with a teen.
Recent stats on divorce, Islam and violence, and horoscopes vs. the Bible.
Law would shut down many faith-based groups.
President of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), on his five-week national bus tour, which ended October 7, to jump-start evangelism in the 16.3-million-member denomination. The SBC has experienced a four-year decline in baptisms.
Campus evangelism at New Orleans, Passion sales, the ark hunt fails, and the persecution watch.
Florida school vouchers flunked for ties to religion.
Single-issue politics is neither necessary nor wise.
Falling birthrates demand new priorities for families.
The 'emerging church' movement has generated a lot of excitement but only a handful of congregations. Is it the wave of the future or a passing fancy?
The place of absolute truths in a postmodern world—two views.
My difficult unplanned pregnancy impelled me to show a little more grace.
Ted Baehr tells parents to use common sense and cognitive development theory.
A curious alliance of helping professionals is working to rebuild marriage in a culture of divorce.
A plea for peace and truth in the madness of Nigeria.
Christian-Muslim violence requires a 'new' missions strategy: Forgiveness and love.
Christians help lead a worldwide movement opposing graft.
A conversation with the head of the Protestant Three-Self Patriotic Movement.
Why do some scientists and politicians insist on exploiting embryos?
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
What harm is there in achieving a higher state of consciousness through meditation?
Do religious labels really mean anything?
Can we start a war to protect others?
Tangled Up in The Bible translates Dylan's use of scripture.
It can be hard to trust, but failing to is worse.
Love That Works: seeking a better understanding.
A longtime TV physician's tortuous search leads to an informal apologetic.
Searching for God Knows What: Stimulating ideas about the Christian life.
What will it take for us to overcome this violent world?
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
In the ministry’s first major innovation in seven decades, the children now do the choosing.