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November 2018
Volume 62, Number 9
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Table of Contents
No Cheeks Left to Turn: The Double Persecution of Africa’s Largest Church
Weary of attacks by Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen, Christians in Nigeria ask how long they’re supposed to “count it all joy.”
The history of our food speaks of injustice— and invites us to redemption.
How caring for miscarried children offers a radically pro-life vision.
How attending to our theological center helps us remember who we are.
Jesus built his church from a group of enemies. Why did I love to sting mine?
Partner Content
Christian colleges and universities implement changes to support students of color.
Burma’s Beleaguered Baptists
Rohingya Muslims aren’t the only religious minority under fire in Myanmar.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our November issue).
Lawsuit reflects the complexity of making giving to missions more tangible.
What to Do About Persecution in China
Our most effective weapon against injustice is carried and concealed in our hearts.
The case for women-only spaces in church.
The odd Old Testament episode is a sharp reminder of our need for Jesus.
Why Science Can’t Tell Us How to Live
The quest to detach morality from divine revelation has only led to one dead end after another.
How singleness can inspire faithful service and hope for the Resurrection.
Chosen by Sharon Garlough Brown, author of the Sensible Shoes series (InterVarsity Press).
Has "holistic mission" won the missiological battle? Its champions say so, but their boast might be premature.
Chosen by Jason Hague, author of "Aching Joy: Following God through the Land of Unanswered Prayer" (NavPress).
In Every Issue
Our November Issue: Listening Carefully
Nigeria’s besieged Christians ask if they are forgotten.
Responses to our September issue.
While I plunged further into darkness, a middle-school classmate kept lifting me up to God.
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.