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February 2008
Volume 52, Number 2
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Table of Contents
It was the body of Christ that picked up the pieces after a rape left me in shambles.
Recent reports of our demise betray the media's ignorance about who we are.
Sara Groves uses tragedy to explore God's love.
Roger Olson's Reformed and Always Reforming and a new theological tug of war we'd do best to avoid.
A photojournalist discovers God's surprises through one special-needs child.
Clarity came just as things got blurry.
Keith and Kristyn Getty have a passion for writing modern hymns.
In Defending Life, philosopher Francis Beckwith argues with the sword tied behind his back.
As these teens prepare for short-term trips, they learn more about how to talk about Jesus.
One Jordanian leader shares his deep desire to preserve the Arab Christian world.
Pastors wrestle with transgender issues.
Evangelicals hope to respond with both moral authority and biblical compassion to gender identity disorder.
The attraction of ancient spiritual disciplines.
Why evangelicals are connecting with the early church as they move into the 21st century.
How to live in a culture that is vaguely suspicious of the church.
Let's make sure any reform plan we pursue avoids the single-value syndrome.
Short reviews of Planet Narnia, Beyond Left and Right, and Global Pentecostalism.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
What New Life Church did right when a gunman showed up in its parking lot.
To be saved means more than we might think.
Comments on the un-greenness of motherhood, National Geographic's Gospel of Judas translation, and more.
Hispanic evangelicals move toward the Democrats — and away from white evangelicals.
A rabbi hopes for a better conversation.
Recent statistics on church social service budgets, campaign donations from clergy, and regional belief in the Bible.
2007 could be remembered as the Year of Pro-Life Cinema.
Shooting spree at two churches prompts pastors to rethink security plans.
Southern Baptist seminaries re-introduce Calvinism to a wary denomination.
Zondervan's new president; Evel Knievel and Forsyth Torrance die; missing pastor Don LaRose found.
Commission's decision imperils benefits for Christian Dalits.
Some archaeologists wonder how lucky a colleague can be.
Faculty member at Iowa State University denied tenure for supporting intelligent design.
How the leading Democratic candidates are trying to win evangelical votes.
Latest papal document urges Roman Catholics to win souls.
Entire area Young Life staff out after evangelism mandate.
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
When I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it.