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Volume 49, Number 7
July
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Cover Story

The Pentecostal Gold Standard
After 50 years in ministry, Jack Hayford continues to confound stereotypes—all to the good.

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Reporting Eye to Eye
The Holy Land has always been treacherous.
Dead Baby Sparks Suit
Mother claims infant was born alive.
Passages
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Power Struggle Rocks Hollywood Presbyterian
Church fight pits venerable congregation against governing body.
Ultrasound Quieted
House hesitates on sonograms.
Banning Compassion
Buddhist radicals seek to curtail Christian witness.
Quotation Marks
Recent comments from Garrison Keillor, Jane Fonda, Chan Chandler, and Ken Salazar.
Big Chill
Anti-religion group seeks to block federal funding of Alaska school.
Go Figure
Recent stats on America as a Christian nation, creation and evolution, and liking Muslims.
Worship as Higher Politics
Political priorities for citizens of the kingdom.
Uncertain Future
July 10 election could determine the church's status in this Muslim nation.
<em>Christianity Today</em> News Briefs
Religious freedom in Vietnam and China, Messianic Jews in Israel, and Millard Fuller.
Designed Dispute
Curriculum critical of evolution nears approval in Kansas.
Is Christ Divided?
And two more apostolic questions today's church must answer.
Vida Nueva
A dying urban church found new life to be costly.
Out of Africa
The leader of nearly 18 million Nigerian Anglicans challenges the West's theology and control.
Love in the Land of Enmity
The local joke is that Gaza is hell. But that doesn't seem to deter ministry there.
Christian Zionists Split Over Gaza Pullout
Some remain politically neutral.
Faith and Freedom
Quotations to stir the heart and mind.
A More Perfect Society
Why I wouldn't want to live there.
Dirty Qur'ans, Dusty Bibles
If Leviticus or Jude suddenly disappeared from Scripture, would we notice?
To Judge, or Not to Judge
Christ commanded us not to judge others, but aren't there times when common sense or prudence requires it? Asked by Stephen Hunt, St. Paul, Minnesota
Dumped into Drums
Eritrea ramps up brutal crackdown on Christians.
American Decalogue
Telling stories of U.S. morals through the prism of the Ten Commandments.
The Japanese Joseph
What the North Korean regime meant for evil, God used for good.
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