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March 2006 2006
Volume 50, Number 3
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Cover Story

Missions Incredible
South Korea sends more missionaries than any country but the U.S. And it won't be long before it's number one.

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Honoring Pioneers
The early missionaries to Korea serve as examples to modern-day ones.
More Money, Less Liberty
Observers parse motives behind new tax exemption.
Domain Game: Can Jews for Jesus Win Its Google Suit?
It's not clear whether group has right to trademark in subdomains.
Passages
Promotions, awards, deaths, and other items from the religion world.
Mission 'Plane of the Future'
Kodiak model prompts organizations to upgrade fleets.
Costly Complaints
Southern Baptist pastor claims blog criticism led mission board to recommend his removal.
Go Figure
Recent stats on evangelicals and abortion, and American spirituality.
Bondage Breaking
Bill boosts fight against sex and labor trafficking.
Senator Sam Brownback
The Kansas Republican speaks on prolife issues, Darfur, and care for the poor.
A Corrupt Salvation
Charismatic archbishop accused of exploiting women for sex.
Too Inclusive
Church loses building after members flee pastor's universalism.
Christianity Today News Briefs
Persecution in Eritrera, Oregon assisted-suicide, AmeriCorps and religious schools, and Local Church dismissed.
The Lessons of Jabez
There are no shortcuts for missionaries—even famous ones.
Loose Cult Talk
There just might be a better way to solve theological disputes.
Prophecy and Politics
How revivals and the Olympics made Korea the wunderkind of missions.
Loving the Storm-Drenched
We can no more change the culture than we can the weather. Fortunately, we've got more important things to do.
Lives of Quiet Turbulence
Elizabeth Marquardt on what happens in the souls of children of divorce.
God by the Numbers
Coincidence and random mutation are not the most likely explanations for some things.
A Delicate Hospitality
How Hispanic churches in Southern California negotiate the dilemmas of ministry with undocumented immigrants.
A Wind that Swirls Everywhere
Pentecostal scholar Amos Yong thinks he sees the Holy Spirit working in other religions, too.
Winning the Oral Majority
Mission agencies rethink outreach to the world's non-literate masses.
Orality at Home
The language of postmodernism.
Word and Deed, Again and Again
Five months later and counting, Katrina continues to change the lives of both victims and volunteers.
Walking the Talk After Tsunami
In a region known for its hostility to the church, Christian relief work is building bridges with Muslims.
Evening Prayer
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
The Truth About Deceit
Most lies are pitiful attempts to protect our pride.
Living with Tares
Why I stay in a church that has seriously strayed from biblical teaching.
The Almost Formerly Important
Lessons of the old mainline for the new mainline.
The Art of Abortion Politics
A unanimous Supreme Court decision opens the door to real change.
All in the Family
Unraveling the church's confusion about Messianic Jews.
Christianity Unique Among Religions
The faith's distinctiveness told winsomely, yet with little impact.
Religion and Reconstruction
How Christians failed following the Civil War.
Grace as a License for Sin
Why obedience isn't just for legalists.
Fictionalizing Jesus
Walter Wangerin's newest novel adds historical and cultural details to the savior's life.
Answering Life's Big Questions
A beginner's guide to philosophy.
Spong, the Measure of All Things
Maverick bishop jousts at latest foe: Scripture.
Messianics for Evangelicals
The Messianic Movement surveys a vast and often confusing realm.
A Costly Devotion
Total Abandon shows that following Jesus is no daydream.
For God's Sake
What 147 elk taught me about prayer.
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