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June 2008
Volume 52, Number 6
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Table of Contents 2008
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
Influential megachurch moves away from seeker-sensitive services.
Kenneth Copeland turns to IRS to avoid Senate inquiry into prosperity ministries.
Cornerstone appoints new president, Clyde Cook remembered, ten Booms honored by Israeli Holocaust authority, Sherri Klouda dismissed.
Denise Isom, Ken Behn, and Rodney Hammer resign; Dottie Rambo and Maria Sue Chapman dead.
Wives of slain missionaries sue Chiquita for complicity in the murders.
Candidates are scrutinized ever more closely for their spiritual associations.
Speaker Pelosi's Bible, "how it is" with drug dealers, Ted Turner's turn, and other recent remarks.
Struggling congregation alleges the denomination sold its sanctuary unlawfully.
Recent statistics on 100 years of Gideon Bibles, charismatic Catholics, and other subjects.
Capital punishment returns, Cedarville’s trustees uphold firing, and the House votes for debt forgiveness.
Mouw is president of Fuller Theological Seminary and a supporter of Evangelicals and Catholics Together.
China's restrictions force ministries to retool their efforts.
Ground-level religious discrimination against Messianic Jews may be changing.
Why we refrain even when premarital sex is safe and "natural."
Why virtue trumps policy.
Our gospel may be small because we fail to believe that God animates many social movements.
Jay Smith confronts Muslim fundamentalists with fundamentalist fervor.
The New York pastor explains why he's taking his ministry model on the road.
Complementarians need to recover a fully biblical view of women — and of handling theological disagreement.
Egalitarians should rely more on careful exegesis and less on political ideologies.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Getting our body in sync with our message.
How a simple salutation points us toward a new society.
Global evangelicals don't necessarily vote like American evangelicals.
Short reviews of The Great Awakening, The Return of History and the End of Dreams, and Making the Best of It.
I Once Was Lost has wisdom for those trying to reach young skeptics.
What Fox TV's public confessional reveals.
Southeast Engine harks back to the prophets.
Why are the candidates ignoring the huge problem under our noses?
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
He asked me how I knew my faith was true. I couldn’t give a compelling answer.