November (Web-only) 2008

Before Turkey and Football
Whether CCM was behind the Pilgrims' exodus, what the Mayflower Compact campaigned on, and more questions to test your knowledge of Thanksgiving.
Australia
Four Christmases
Milk
Switchfoot's Foreman blends the Socratic and Spiritual
Figuring Things Out
Switchfoot's Foreman blends the Socratic and spiritual.
The Critical Difference
Budding filmmakers Ryan Smith—son of Michael W. Smith—and Mark Cowart are trying to help Christians learn how to think critically when watching movies.
Fruit Pies, Popcorn, and Music
The Pilgrim legacy goes beyond Thanksgiving to a love of music still with us today.
Report Suggests CIA Covered Up Role in Missionary Death
An attack that killed a missionary and her daughter can be traced to a reckless CIA-sponsored drug interception program.
Fire and Dating
Name that nonprofit, Mike Huckabee's biblical blunder, and stem-cells make an organ.
Lyrics of Hope
Loving Where it Hurts the Most
Bill Mallonee has been called one of the top 100 songwriters in the world, but an audience is hard to find.
Bolt
Twilight
Sorting through the Rubble
Westmont College rebuilds after fire destroys 20 percent of its campus.
Lord of the Outcasts
Two exceptional indie films follow the lives of young men who don't fit in—and who suffer for it. But both meet Christ, in different ways, on the journey.
One Hundred Years of Wit and Wisdom
Lyle Dorsett extols G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy.
What's in a Label?: sixstepsrecords
Learn how a tiny homespun record label focused solely on worship became one of the most successful in the music business today, fueled by music from the likes of Chris Tomlin and David Crowder.
For Better or For Worse with Prop. 8
Also: What rebels for Christ take to interviews, something disappears in Russia, and more.
Losing It on TV
Ruby Gettinger, a Sunday school teacher in Georgia who weighed 700 pounds, battles her obesity — and leans on God — on national television.
Quantum of Solace
Catholic Bishops Warn Obama Against Expanded Abortion Rights
Freedom of Choice Act would coerce Americans and limit freedoms, they warn.
Listening and Learning in the Middle East
What it means to act as an advocate for global engagement.
The Song of Larks
John Stott joins the feathered chorus.
Essays in Orni-Theology
With a Bible in one hand and binoculars in the other, John Stott opens window to the world of winged ones.
Catholic Bishops Debate Pro-Life Statement 'With a Punch'
Some say earlier statement on politics has been misused.
Third Episcopal Diocese Votes to Secede
Quincy diocese in Illinois is the latest; Fort Worth is expected to be next.
A Christian Cure for OCD?
Psychiatrist Ian Osborn claims that trust in God can overcome mental illness.
Slumdog Millionaire
Missions in Crisis
Korean church leaders look back on the 2007 kidnapping that brought Afghanistan ministries to the world's attention.
'Fireproof' Is Hot
'Fireproof' Is Hot
Meanwhile, Billy: The Early Years of Billy Graham bombs at box office.
Changing of the Guard
What happens to the Religious Right?
Billy Graham Turns 90
The famed evangelist proves an old dog can learn new tricks.
Who's Obama Praying With?
Also: Without Walls hits barrier, Billy Graham turns 90, and Dawkins leaves Oxford.
Q&A: Billy Graham at 90
An e-mail interview on getting older, the presidential campaign, missing Ruth, and other topics.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
House
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
Joel Hunter Prays with Obama
Evangelical pastor believes the new president-elect will have a listening ear.
Quotation Marks: Billy the Sage
Graham's thoughts on retirement, what experience does to an evangelist, and more.
Why Zondervan Bought BibleGateway.com
CEO Moe Girkins wants to take the site beyond just verses. iTunes-style commentaries, anyone?
Print the Legend
The great director John Ford's American pilgrimage included many films informed by his Catholic roots, even though he found biblical stories "pretty dull."
Homecoming: Overlake Worship
Letters to the Editor, Volume II
Ransomed
Gold and the Sand
Live: Hope at the Hideout

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Turks and Armenians Reconcile in Christ. Are Azeris Next?
Turks and Armenians Reconcile in Christ. Can Azeris Join Them?
Confessing the genocide, Turkish evangelicals seek forgiveness on behalf of their nation. With ongoing war in Nagorno-Karabakh, is there a path forward also with Azerbaijan’s believers?