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July 2006
Volume 50, Number 7
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Table of Contents 2006
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
Reporting from the heart of darkness.
London megachurch loses land to Olympics.
Evangelicals fear greater power of state, Orthodox church.
Promotions, deaths, and other items from the religion world.
Decline in giving to PC(USA) headquarters forces more layoffs.
Recent comments from Kay Warren, Bill Cosby, and Cardinal Pell.
Air above urban churches is hot property.
Recent stats on belief in 'The Da Vinci Code'
Court says Christians who work for the government can't pray with clients.
Massachusetts makes medical insurance accessible to all—or else.
Germany's World Cup pimping will fuel sex trafficking.
Become a blessing to a military family.
With 3.9 million dead and 40,000 raped, Christians work for renewal and healing in Congo's killing fields.
'Jesus gives us strength,' says a Congolese pastor.
Women persevere in the Congo despite daunting obstacles.
Who says evangelism has to stop during conflict?
An African bishop tells North American Christians the most helpful gospel-thing they can do.
Apparently 'satanic' can be a synonym for 'relevant'.
Whatever happened to the idea of rescuing people from hell?
Stephen Monsma proves that evangelicals are more active in welfare-to-work programs than any other religious group.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
The nation is not our highest love, but it still deserves our affection.
Mormons and evangelicals fret over movies, politics, and each other.
It's not the government's job to decide whose feelings need protection.
Too many suburban Christians are in the world—and also of it.
Renewal movements are winning the battle against mainliners, says Thomas Oden.
Scholar says diversity of belief did not obliterate consensus on key issues.
An anthology of the strange bedfellows who are all pro-woman and pro-life.
How medieval dietary needs fueled the discovery of the new world.
An eclectic collection of essays looks at the growth of Pentecostalism.
Opposing same-sex marriage is actually the enlightened policy.
Debra Rienstra invites readers to a felt and lived Christian faith.
Former TCW editor asks women to seek purpose after kids leave home.
As we flee decadence, we must watch where we step.
Female Evangelical Leaders Have a Hidden Predecessor to Thank
Female Evangelical Leaders Have a Hidden Predecessor to Thank
Kathryn Kuhlman’s story offers a case study of the indisputable achievements of strong evangelical women and the equally indisputable roadblocks they often face.