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September 2007
Volume 51, Number 9
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Table of Contents
Augustine says we must love the very best the most.
Crusades and personal witnessing are no longer the cutting edge of evangelism.
The Iraq war calls for some serious rethinking by Christians.
Mitt Romney believes American values, not Mormon doctrine, should rule a President.
Short reviews of Metaphysics and the God of Israel, Hidden Iran, and Caring for Mother.
Sudden death gives way to anticipated mortality. A review of Last Rights.
How should we deal with 12 million illegal immigrants?
Love him or hate him, Mark Driscoll is helping people meet Jesus in one of America's least-churched cities.
Medieval and modern join forces in the Saint John's Bible.
This novel with a fierce intelligence should resurrect him.
Morris Robinson fuses old and new.
Our Creator has chosen a medium that is the most challenging of all.
Russian filmmaker sought to harrow the soul.
698,000 inmates were released from prison in the last 12 months. Most will be behind bars again by 2009. How can we keep more from returning?
Tony Dungy may be the most respected coach in the NFL—but he's also got some enemies.
When it deals with Christians and churches, the NFL doesn't always have a good game plan.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Grace and idolatry run crossing patterns in the new American pastime.
The Hudson Institute senior fellow discusses initial findings of the forthcoming book Religious Freedom in the World 2007.
Beware giving the nation too much theological meaning and the Jews too little.
The NBA is as good a place as any for working out one's salvation.
World Vision India head Jayakumar Christian on how the poor become movers and shakers, and movers and shakers become poor.
Comments on religious wear, cuneiform tablets, old papers, and other subjects.
U. S. presence in Iraq is 'allowing for the inevitable to happen.'
Revered river endangered by pollution, overuse.
New ECFA membership option designed for churches, small ministries.
Texas Baptists want to help immigrants become citizens.
Ugandan minister arrested, Anglican pastor flees Iraq, and other news.
Recent statistics on peacemaking, church abuse, and Christian product sales.
Northern Baptist's new strategy: to reach more students with less.
These 10 cities have the highest rate of residents who volunteer in religious venues.
Asbury's governance woes, Calif. Episcopal church property, and charges filed against abortion doctor.
In wake of abductions, Korean Christians take heavy criticism.
Farm bill draws out Christian reformers worried about subsidies.
New requirements complicate missionary plans.
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
I was rolling on Ecstasy when the scales suddenly fell from my eyes.