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April 2017
Volume 61, Number 3
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Cover Story

The Most Astonishing Easter Miracle
It’s not that Jesus rose bodily from the grave.

Features

Who Comes to Steal, Kill, and Destroy?
The ‘thief‘ may not be who you think it is.
‘Grace Alone’ 500 Years Later
A Catholic perspective.
‘Grace Alone’: Luther Nails It
A Protestant responds to Catholic critiques of ‘Grace Alone.’
Evangelism Is Alive in Portland
How pastors, evangelists, and residents are sharing the Good News among the city’s ‘nones’ and Muslim refugees.

Views

The Strange Encouragement of the Church’s Appalling History
The lives of our greatest heroes often undermined the gospel they so eloquently preached.
An Insufficient Resistance
The desire for social change is noble—if tempered by the gospel.

Reviews

The Church's Three-Part Harmony
Why evangelical, sacramental, and Pentecostal Christians belong together in one body.
An Inside Look at China’s Remarkable Religious Resurgence
Journalist Ian Johnson sees faith on the rise where it was once ruthlessly suppressed.
Wilson’s Bookmarks
From John Wilson, editor of ‘Education and Culture’ at thebestschools.org.
Check Your Privilege Obsession
Instead of fighting injustice, we end up fighting each other.

News

Putting Pastors to Pasture in Nigeria
Churches protest law requiring ministry leaders to resign after age 70 or 20 years.
Gleanings: April 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our April issue).
They Will Know We Are Christians by Our Drinks
In the Muslim world, Christians have a complicated relationship with alcohol.

More from this Issue

Reply All
Responses to our January/February issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.
Our April Issue: Mystically United in Christ
All we are is his. And he is ours. What a glorious mystery.
How God Rescued Me from the ‘Mormon Charles Manson’
My earthly father wrecked my life. Now my Heavenly Father is rebuilding it.
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