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July 2007
Volume 51, Number 7
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Table of Contents
Bob Roberts has an idea that may change American congregations, if not the world.
Webber's Divine Embrace touches both head and heart.
My life in the troubled, redemptive church.
Short reviews of Dissident Discipleship, When Saints Sing the Blues, and Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters.
Michael Landon Jr. on making movies for Christians.
When you enter the Valley of the Shadow of Death, things change.
God's War is the new standard in the field.
The clash with Islam is over new global realities.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Thrift and care for the environment go hand in hand.
Pioneer Brian Doerksen on what's wrong with worship music.
Why justification by faith alone is still our defining doctrine.
Recent statistics on religious books and Muslims and Christians.
Recent martyrdoms sadden us but cannot make us despair.
Comments on getting permission to convert in Malaysia, China 2008's missionary potential, and other topics.
The Christian life was never meant to be a cakewalk.
Joe Maxwell knows everything from evangelicalism to skinning squirrels.
Arlene Sanchez Walsh on the African-style prosperity gospel right in our backyards--in immigrant Latino churches.
Africa's rapid embrace of prosperity Pentecostalism provokes concern--and hope.
Is mass evangelism dead?
The Center for Reclaiming America for Christ closes, Iraq added to religious rights watch list, and InterVarsity back at University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Ugandan-born theologian Emmanuel Katongole offers a new paradigm for missions.
John Stott retires, Zondervan CEO resigns, Biola kicks off centennial with a new president, and other news.
Biggest Christian conference splits amid growing atonement debate.
Missouri Baptists frown on beer as evangelistic hook.
Herod the Great's final resting place said to be found.
Shuler, a Democratic Congressman from North Carolina who ran as a social conservative, defeated a Republican incumbent in 2006.
Nazarenes rethink entire sanctification.
New museum touts young-earth view.
You can tell a lot about someone by what he says about Falwell.
Christian, What Do You Believe? Survey Says Probably a Heresy About Jesus
Christian, What Do You Believe? Probably a Heresy About Jesus, Says Survey
Third study of the state of American theology, examining 34 beliefs, released by Ligonier Ministries and LifeWay Research.