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November 2004
Volume 48, Number 11
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Table of Contents
Campus evangelism at New Orleans, Passion sales, the ark hunt fails, and the persecution watch.
Christian-Muslim violence requires a 'new' missions strategy: Forgiveness and love.
Do religious labels really mean anything?
Latin America director of Casa Alianza had sex with a teen.
A curious alliance of helping professionals is working to rebuild marriage in a culture of divorce.
What harm is there in achieving a higher state of consciousness through meditation?
Can we start a war to protect others?
The place of absolute truths in a postmodern world—two views.
Falling birthrates demand new priorities for families.
Single-issue politics is neither necessary nor wise.
Recent stats on divorce, Islam and violence, and horoscopes vs. the Bible.
A longtime TV physician's tortuous search leads to an informal apologetic.
What will it take for us to overcome this violent world?
Christian bookstores hit hard by competition from Wal-Mart.
Christian publications multiply amid new freedom.
Searching for God Knows What: Stimulating ideas about the Christian life.
A plea for peace and truth in the madness of Nigeria.
Florida school vouchers flunked for ties to religion.
Tangled Up in The Bible translates Dylan's use of scripture.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Recent quotes on morality, Bush and God, the fertility gap, LA County cross, and missions in India.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Ted Baehr tells parents to use common sense and cognitive development theory.
Newspaper investigates Christian network over sex charges, spending.
A conversation with the head of the Protestant Three-Self Patriotic Movement.
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?
Why do some scientists and politicians insist on exploiting embryos?
My difficult unplanned pregnancy impelled me to show a little more grace.
Christians help lead a worldwide movement opposing graft.
Evangelical schools worry over post-9/11 visa rules.
Christians seek healing in Beslan.
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.
Love That Works: seeking a better understanding.
It can be hard to trust, but failing to is worse.
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
Christian leaders reflect on the women from history who’ve influenced them.