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August 2005
Volume 49, Number 8
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Table of Contents
Church discipline is as much about God as it is about erring believers.
Recent stats on corporate non-giving to faith groups, donations to the Baptist World Alliance, and a drop in church programs.
A convert to Orthodoxy reconsiders evangelicalism.
How 575 suburban teens underwrote a medical clinic, schoolhouse, and a year's supply of food for a village in Zambia—with money to spare.
Quotations to stir the heart and mind.
Overseas humanitarian groups target women, and for good reason. But it isn't enough.
Why your living will may not be good enough.
Quick reviews of The Wet Engine, Knitting, Her Heart Can See, Sex and the Supremacy of Christ.
The Court splits the baby and denies the rule of law. Feel united yet?
How to correct members while staying out of court.
Recent comments on SBC's Disney boycott, Christian fiction, environmentalists, and shy evangelism.
The dynamics of discipline in the megachurch.
Mark Dever says church discipline is not about punishment or self-help.
Promotions, deaths, and other items from the religion world.
The church should stop taking its cues from the state.
Temple Mount dig uncovers new finds.
Saudi Arabia releases arrested Christians, Canadian college disallows criticism of homosexuality.
Provost fired. Faculty question school's direction.
But Ken Taylor's legacy is even larger.
Living Bible author had passion to make God's Word accessible by all.
Pro-lifers want to slash nation's abortion rate.
Air Force Academy cleared, but some faulted for insensitivity.
Under fire, Smithsonian disavows presentation on Intelligent Design.
Seek benefits withheld by government.
Why evangelicals are—but shouldn't be—cool toward global warming.
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