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July/August 2018
Volume 62, Number 6
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Table of Contents
Out of the Flood
Three teens survived a rising river at a Bible camp in Comfort, Texas. Would their faith?
Why Christians are called to inefficiency in an age of easy living.
After 20 years of tackling the “hole in our gospel,” World Vision's most recent president is fine retiring with some tasks unfinished.
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
How Christian discipleship affects household income.
How a friend’s tragic death gave me a new perspective on hope.
What an Old Testament artist tells us about aesthetic vocation.
Mideast Christians See Russia—not the US—as Defender of Their Faith
Perplexed by America on Syria, Russian evangelicals and Middle East Christians debate if Moscow really cares.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
Rise of honorary degrees raises concern about misuse of “Dr.” in ministry.
Jesus Is Lord. Period.
We’re rendering unto Caesar too much time and attention.
Scripture reminds us that love—and loving communication—is patient.
Exploring the multiple meanings behind a New Testament “political cartoon.”
Want to Share the Gospel Effectively? Always Ask About the Tattoo
The simplest questions can open the door to amazing conversations.
Why a scriptural imagination is essential to the making and enjoying of art.
Refugees at the Canadian border, a father’s fervent hope for forgiveness, and school segregation in 21st century America.
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
If we're created in the image of Perfect Truth, then we can't keep speaking with the forked tongue of the Serpent.
In Every Issue
Our July/August Issue: Tragedy's Many Angles
When it takes more than one story to tell a story.
A firsthand reminder of the consequences of ignoring the facts.
Responses to our May issue.
But as I poured out my anger on the world, Jesus was waiting to pour out his perfect love.
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
In the ministry’s first major innovation in seven decades, the children now do the choosing.