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January 2008
Volume 52, Number 1
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Table of Contents
How the simplest art can become a form of prayer.
Why church shopping may not be all bad.
Why evangelicals might be shy about sharing their faith.
Suggestions for encouraging widows.
My husband's death forced me to change in ways I never wanted to.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
An apocalyptic Brian McLaren strives to reframe Jesus and discipleship.
Despite the rumors, evangelicals will not be on the sidelines this election.
The Gettys set traditional lyrics against pop backdrop.
Joel Kilpatrick of satirizes only the ones he loves.
Would Christmas have come even if we had not sinned?
The Good News is so much bigger than we make it out to be.
Security worries stall recognition of Armenian genocide.
A murdered pastor's family rebuilds its life.
Christian leaders avoid targeting Kurds, but reach them anyway.
After 550 years of decline, a bloodied church is being reborn.
Short reviews of Disciples of All Nations, The Beauty of God, and Kennedy's Brain.
The government should not ask whether churches break God's laws.
Jarrell McCracken, Ingrid Trobisch, and Henry Hyde die; Richard Roberts resigns.
Pittsburgh diocese to leave Episcopal Church, a stem cell breakthrough, Methodist Church transgendered man may remain pastor, and New Man and Spirit-Led Woman to be online-only.
Figures on creationists and candidates, hate crimes, and sports superstitions.
Comments on political choices and salvation, using Scientologist rehab programs, and more.
Calvin College's denominational requirements make diversity a challenge.
The dollar's fall has squeezed missionary budgets—with no reprieve in sight.
Program allows fugitives to surrender at churches instead of police stations.
The events, people, and debates of the past year that Christianity Today's editors believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission.
Trustee suspended from mission board for airing closed-door activities.
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.