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October 2010
Volume 54, Number 10
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Cover Story: Al Mohler
How Al Mohler transformed a seminary, helped change a denomination, and challenges a secular culture.


Pension Tension
Lawsuit questions 'church related' retirement plans.
Creation Care Needs Christ
Why the work of Christ makes all the difference in our care of creation.
The Art of Glory
Cape Cod's newly completed Church of the Transfiguration embodies the belief that beauty can nurture our communion with God.
How Far Should Forgiveness Go?
Seventy times seven? I can barely forgive some corrupt clergy once.


Editorial: Responding to Islam
The strain of religious diversity tests Christians' own principles.
Mixing Jesus into Populist Politics
What place do Christians have in the tea party movement?
The Hospitality of Worship
One of the forgotten keys to the dynamic worship of God.
Colson's Call to Action
It's not the time to withdraw from politics.
Readers Write
Your responses to the August 2010 issue of Christianity Today.


Joni Eareckson Tada
Now facing breast cancer and chronic pain, the author, speaker, and advocate talks about the blessings of suffering.
Spiritual Rhythm
Being with Jesus every season of your soul.
Always Dying, Always Reborn
Exploring the new horizons—and limits—of our perpetual chase for immortality.
My Top 5 Books on Family Ministry
By Reggie Joiner, author of 'Think Orange'
Looking Over the Fence
New research suggests scientists are more like neighbors than enemies of the faith. Andy Crouch reviews 'Science vs. Religion.'
Wilson's Bookmarks
Brief reviews of 'Creation Untamed', 'Wayfaring,' and 'Master of Disguises.'
Max Lucado on Poverty
The San Antonio pastor and author explains why he focuses on poverty in his latest book.
Books to Note
Short reviews of recent books worth considering.


Getting Obama's Faith Wrong
So if 18 percent of Americans think Obama is a Muslim, is that a large number or a small one? Find out what 18 percent of Americans also believe.
River Jordan Pollution, Medi-Share Loses in Ky., Etc.
Recent important developments in the church and world.
Go Figure
Stats on euthanasia, seminaries and honesty.
Quotation Marks
Glenn Beck's fruits, Robert Park's homecoming, and more.
Italian Crucifix
Italian crucifix case creates a mixed bag.
Border Crossing
Why Philip Yancey's newest book is debuting in Brazil.
Should Christians publicly denounce believers who vilify others?
Violence Prompts Worship Law Revision, IHOP Sues IHOP, & More News
Important developments in the church and the world.
A Tent Revival in Haiti
How one pastor is tackling Haiti's complex challenges.
215 Baptist Churches Planted in Haiti
New fellowships will 'preserve the harvest' of new Christians.
Wilberforce’s Secret
William Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect founded Sierra Leone, then tolerated a form of slavery there, a new book reveals.

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