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November 2016
Volume 60, Number 9
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Table of Contents
Incredible Indian Christianity: A Special Report on the World’s Most Vibrant Christward Movement
Why it’s the best and worst of times for India’s burgeoning churches.
Ann Voskamp’s rural Canadian life may seem picture perfect. But with her new book, the intensely shy writer could spark a social movement among North American Christians.
What's behind the popular self-assessment tool making its way to your church.
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Here's why they matter.
The Lord delights in you and sings over you. Can you believe it?
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Revenge fantasies were darkening my heart before I trusted in Jesus.
Let My People Build
After 160 years of suppression, Egypt makes room for new churches.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our November issue).
And why Americans might want one too.
2016 tempted us toward nihilism. We don’t have to go there.
How the New Testament offers a better, higher calling than the Declaration of Independence.
The persecuted church shows the power of community amid social hostility.
Or to recover its riches? Two Protestant luminaries look at the legacy of the Reformation, 500 years later.
How to share the gospel without making other people—or ourselves—so uncomfortable.
From John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture.
An excerpt from 'Paul Behaving Badly.'
In Every Issue
Responses to our September issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.
Reflecting on my nine-plus years at CT.
How Norine Brunson Prayed When Her Husband Was Imprisoned
How Norine Brunson Prayed When Her Husband Was Imprisoned
Brunson describes the spiritual habits that helped her face persecution in Turkey.