Table Of Contents

March 2017
Volume 61, Number 2
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Cover Story

The Benedict Option's Vision for a Christian Village
How to conserve and strengthen the American church.

Features

Gene Yang: A Graphic Novelist Caught Between Two Worlds
The graphic novelist and MacArthur Grant recipient sees his life as an outsider as a blessing.
In the Image of Our Choosing
In a new era of genetics, where’s the line between healing and enhancement?
The Painful Questions about Genetics and Race
Mistrust of medicine clouds possibility of treatment for sickle-cell.
How the Prophet Habakkuk Built an Anti-Fragile Faith
Lessons on worshiping a consistently unpredictable God.

Views

Stop Calling Everything a Bible Study
Why it matters what churches call their classes.
When God’s Mercy Sounds Like Bad News
The patience of the Lord can be a heavy burden.

Reviews

There's No Crying on Social Media!
Young adults are desperate not to let peers see any signs of weakness or failure.
Don’t Miss Steven Curtis Chapman’s Point
Even his happiest, most heartwarming music has been fueled by tragedy and pain.
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
How Christian Artists Blow the Whistle on Cultural Pollution
An excerpt from ‘Culture Care.’

News

A Tale of Two Calvary Chapels: Behind the Movement’s Split
Chuck Smith’s successor says he is expanding founder’s vision. Other leaders say he’s diluting it.
Gleanings: March 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our March issue).
Egypt’s Anglicans Face ‘Existential Threat’ … from Fellow Protestants
Cairo bishop resists efforts to deny his church independence.

More from this Issue

Reply All
Responses to our December issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.
Christians, Retreating Isn't a Failure of Nerve
We need a tactical withdrawal to regroup the church for the days ahead.
A Critical Care Surgeon Meets the Great Physician
I felt distant from God until I witnessed a medical miracle.
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