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November 2007
Volume 51, Number 11
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Table of Contents 2007
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
Mugabe infiltrates churches, intimidates leaders.
Former president of the NAE told to stop seeking financial support.
Most Christian lenders remain strong during sub-prime debacle.
Remembering Rex Humbard, Warren Webster, and A. Leslie Parrott, and other news from the evangelical world.
Presidential candidates deviate from the usual religious scripts.
Comments on e-church, Mother Teresa, and other subjects.
A revised tax form should make nonprofit organizations more transparent.
Central Asian republic increasingly views evangelicals as traitors.
Recent statistics on what Americans think of evangelicals, religious freedom, and Billy Graham.
IRS investigation fallout, Muslim convert goes into hiding, and Gordon College receives gift.
Texas Supreme Court says state has no business regulating Christian schools.
Learning to live in three worlds.
Student dismissed from leadership for 'potentially divisive' beliefs.
Importing orthodoxy—and cultural baggage.
Let's not learn the wrong lessons from the South Korean kidnappings.
Feelings of God's absence didn't plague only Mother Teresa.
Companies around the globe are mixing profits with gospel ministry.
Why the godly baker's most significant task is baking good bread.
David Miller wants us to think more deeply about integrating faith and work.
Michael Lindsay says adherents of the movement can now be found in powerful positions in every niche of American life.
Faith in the Halls of Power provides an intimate portrayal of a little-known side of the evangelical world.
It's time to return to the priority of evangelism.
God may be clearing the stage for the next act in his redemptive drama.
10 principles to guide your church's next mission project.
A glimpse into the world of male prostitution.
The South Korean missionary movement seeks to mature without losing its zeal.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Racial Reconciliation is making some unexpected demands on me.
A Reader's Digest version of why I am a Christian.
Lessons from the South Korean kidnappings in Afghanistan.
Alister McGrath's challenge of famous atheist is bracing—but does not go far enough.
Short reviews of The Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology, Before I Die, and Water from a Deep Well.
A Moody prof's unlikely spiritual journey.
Holly Hunter brings realism to new cop/angel drama.
Mandisa's debut album rises above her clouds.
A recent trip to England brought home rich insights on wealth.
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”