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Volume 53, Number 6
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How Tim Keller Found Manhattan
The pastor of Redeemer Church is becoming an international figure because he's a local one.
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Summer Reading
A sample of books we're planning to read.
Readers Write
Your responses to the April 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
A Victory in Vietnam
Officials permit massive outdoor Easter gathering for house churches.
EU Law Could Force Out Faith-Based Services
Proposed EU law may force out faith-based social services.
Passages in the Christian World
Pat Robertson retires, Moody chooses new president, and other transitions in the Christian world.
Customs Confusion
New visa rules trip up traveling religious workers.
Quotation Marks
Comments on returning to Christianity, breaking privacy laws, and other topics from recent news.
Popping the Fraud Bubble
More churches seek protection as scams continue to unfold.
Rick Warren: No 'Poster Boy'
Rick Warren draws criticism for distancing himself from Proposition 8.
Go Figure: Beating AIDS and Other Recent Statistics
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.
News Briefs
Churches face a computer scam, NavPress closes magazines, and other recent news in the Christian world.
The Soul of the Border Crisis
Local churches are key in fixing the immigration mess.
Reconcilable Differences
Fifteen years after genocide, Rwanda is showing signs of healing.
The Justification Debate: A Primer
Two of the world's most prominent pastor-theologians on justification—and what difference it makes.
Justification: Not an Academic Question
Pastors tell how the justification debate has changed their ministry.
Robert Wuthnow: Global is the New Local
Princeton's Robert Wuthnow says American congregations are more international than ever.
Is Naïveté a Sin?
It's not a virtue just for children.
A City of Angels for the Homeless
How one church in the nation's homeless capital is responding.
Kay Warren: The Loudest Cheers in Heaven
One day, God's invisible heroes will gain due respect.
Arends: Why the Arts Matter
Why the arts matter even during a recession.
Reflections: Praying 'For Thine Is the Kingdom'
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
John Calvin: Christ Alone
Why indulgences are still a bad idea.
Review: 'Knowing Christ Today'
Dallas Willard argues that we really can know Christ.
Books Uncommon and Offbeat
Short reviews of Predestination, The Spartacus War, and How Rome Fell.
Review: 'Come Sunday'
Isla Morley's debut portrays the complexity of grief after a child's death.
My Top 5 Books on Neglected Doctrines
Lee Strobel: The Changing Face of Apologetics
Lee Strobel doesn't think the traditional methods work anymore.
Keaggy, Phil & Randy Stonehill
Phil Keaggy and Randy Stonehill team up for a winner.
CDs on The List
Short reviews of new albums by Brian Blade, Seasons, Madeleine Peyroux, and Iona.
Review: 'The Terri Schiavo Story'
Schiavo documentary claims that it was murder.
Charles Colson: Protecting Our Little Platoons
There's reason to be concerned for the future of voluntary organizations.