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June 2009
Volume 53, Number 6
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Table of Contents 2009
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
A sample of books we're planning to read.
Your responses to the April 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
Officials permit massive outdoor Easter gathering for house churches.
Proposed EU law may force out faith-based social services.
Pat Robertson retires, Moody chooses new president, and other transitions in the Christian world.
Comments on returning to Christianity, breaking privacy laws, and other topics from recent news.
New visa rules trip up traveling religious workers.
More churches seek protection as scams continue to unfold.
Rick Warren draws criticism for distancing himself from Proposition 8.
Get the numbers on AIDS victims saved under former President Bush, evangelicals who think President Obama is a Muslim, and pastors who expect their church's income to increase.
Churches face a computer scam, NavPress closes magazines, and other recent news in the Christian world.
Local churches are key in fixing the immigration mess.
The pastor of Redeemer Church is becoming an international figure because he's a local one.
Fifteen years after genocide, Rwanda is showing signs of healing.
Two of the world's most prominent pastor-theologians on justification—and what difference it makes.
Pastors tell how the justification debate has changed their ministry.
Princeton's Robert Wuthnow says American congregations are more international than ever.
It's not a virtue just for children.
How one church in the nation's homeless capital is responding.
One day, God's invisible heroes will gain due respect.
Why the arts matter even during a recession.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Why indulgences are still a bad idea.
Dallas Willard argues that we really can know Christ.
Short reviews of Predestination, The Spartacus War, and How Rome Fell.
Isla Morley's debut portrays the complexity of grief after a child's death.
Lee Strobel doesn't think the traditional methods work anymore.
Phil Keaggy and Randy Stonehill team up for a winner.
Short reviews of new albums by Brian Blade, Seasons, Madeleine Peyroux, and Iona.
Schiavo documentary claims that it was murder.
There's reason to be concerned for the future of voluntary organizations.
The Most Diverse Movement in History
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.