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October 2005
Volume 49, Number 10
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Table of Contents 2005
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
Why Rick Warren may succeed where others failed.
Northern Ireland evangelicals: Laying down arms not enough.
Can peace process work without the strong-arm Garang?
ELCA assembly opens door to same-sex blessings.
Breakaway California congregation wins church property.
Recent quotes on Pat Robertson, salesman pastors, school prayer extremists, and Intelligent Design.
Recent stats on corporate non-giving to faith groups, donations to the Baptist World Alliance, and a drop in church programs.
Recent developments in Christian education, American Orthodox, and ministry in Iraq and Zimbabwe.
Christians at the forefront of aid after the deluge in Mumbai.
New finds bolster the historicity of John's Gospel.
An estimated 53,000 Christians and Muslims in Nigeria's central Plateau state have died since the current round of violence began in Jos on September 7, 2001. Benjamin Kwashi is the Anglican bishop of Jos.
Two Christians murdered apparently for showing the movie.
Foursquare Foundation gives grants outside its denomination.
Killer video games are no 'safety valve'—quite the opposite.
Rick Warren's sweeping plan to defeat poverty.
Unless Africa tames corruption, new aid efforts will fail.
Richard J. Foster and Dallas Willard on the difference between discipleship and spiritual formation.
And the answer my autistic grandson gives.
Divine promises in the midst of suffering.
A fresh look at what this controversial marriage passage says--and doesn't say.
Pro-lifers face a scientific and public relations juggernaut.
What does it mean when even embryonic stem-cell researchers have some qualms about their work?
The little-known story of the stem cells that actually work.
How Eastern Europe's evangelicals are restoring the church's vitality.
The new Bible Literacy Project curriculum is impressive—as far as it is able to go.
What Gulf churches were doing on the first Lord's Day after Katrina.
Quotations to stir the heart and mind.
We can do better when it comes to bearing the burdens of battered women.
"The Gospel of Jesus Christ: An Evangelical Celebration" states that sincere worshipers of other religions will not be saved—does that also refer to Moses and other Old Testament faithful? —Ty Conley, Salem, Oregon
A story about faith and fairy tales.
D. A. Carson's theological analysis of Brian McLaren, et al.
Quick reviews of new books.
Ted Dekker sees himself as a reverse missionary.
One reason teenagers, among others, are jammed in our prisons.
Why We Still Prophesy Hope
Why We Still Prophesy Hope
Bearing witness to our past and present reveals a relentless love in the face of evil.