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September 2008
Volume 52, Number 9
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Table of Contents
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
You get asked some pretty strange things when you speak the language of Jesus.
McLaren shows us not only where 'post-evangelicals' are going, but also how they get there.
In his last two books, Brian McLaren presents more clearly than ever his vision of the gospel.
John Wilson's short reviews of The Future of Christian Learning, To Live Upon Hope, and The Palace Council.
The Christian life is about the journey as well as the destination.
Satellites allow Iranian Christians to come alongside believers back home.
Muslim-background believers in the U.S. struggle to find Christian community.
Why females younger and younger are being portrayed as sexual objects.
Why the Great Commission still applies.
Trying to organize a God who transcends.
Doug Johnston is going where few foreign policy experts have gone before.
Eldredges's sense of divine guidance makes a Calvinist's heart burn with envy. Or caution.
How do leaders — who must get subordinates to follow their lead — practice the discipline of submission?
Richard Foster's disciplined attention to spiritual formation began early on.
The Hold Steady reminds us of "something bigger."
Recent remarks on politics, sex, and other issues.
The upside of $4-a-gallon gas.
Religion coverage in the primary season, the difference between "churched" and "unchurched" America, and the abortion decline.
Bob Muzikowski turns vacant lots into fields of promise.
How to stop thinking of singleness as a problem.
Churches get creative amid soaring gas prices.
Meritt Sawyer and friends revive the value of family and the printed page.
After leaving Capitol Hill, Mark Rodgers started helping investors find artists.
Catherine Rohr's program redirects prisoners' entrepreneurial savvy.
Artist Makoto Fujimura launched the International Arts Movement to 're-humanize the world.'
With one book off to the printer, Andy Crouch contemplates beginning another.
Andy Crouch says there's no reason to get paralyzed by our 'culture making' mandate.
Our best response to the world is to make something of it.
The government keeps trying to favor one kind of religion over another.
$70 million and Mart Green's business acumen are repairing a scandal-scarred school.
Emphasizing the big gospel can make it hard to communicate any gospel.
Prof says first-century tablet tells of messiah who will die and rise.
Some Jamaicans aren't eager to see a Bible in the country's majority language.
The Florida Outpouring revival concerned Pentecostal leaders.
An Islamic nation decides to enforce its worship restrictions after all.
Democrats and Republicans vie for the title in their upcoming elections.
Exclusivist view of Christianity might not be so rare.
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.