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April 2019
Volume 63, Number 3
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Table of Contents
Making Missions Count: How a Major Database Tracked Thailand’s Church-Planting Revival
A movement in Southeast Asia shows how real-time reporting is building Great Commission connections.
The Portland-based animation studio is seeing unprecedented success in an age of biblical illiteracy.
The truth of the gospel requires telling the whole story.
Bible scholars, theologians, and philosophers used to work together. N.T. Wright believes they need to do so again.
Mark DeMoss represented Christian organizations through highs and lows, but we’re all tasked with representing Christ.
African American Students Respond to Southern Seminary’s Slavery Report
After an unflinching look at its racist past, SBC’s flagship seminary aims to honor a more diverse population on campus.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our April issue).
North African nations bring church father to the silver screen.
Religious Freedom Isn’t Just for Christians
A Supreme Court cruelty reveals how we can love our neighbors.
Done right, Facebook offers a chance for discernment and connection.
The historical Christian doctrine helps us to see the goodness of God in Good Friday.
Transhumanism and the Cult of ‘Better, Faster, Stronger’
Why the church should resist technologies that aim to liberate us from ordinary, embodied life.
Tutsi widows and orphans felt betrayed by the church during the genocide. Survivor Denise Uwimana made it her mission to help them heal.
Chosen by Jaime Jo Wright, author of "The House on Foster Hill."
Ajith Fernando lays out the essentials of cross-cultural discipleship.
Chosen by Kathryn Butler, trauma surgeon and author of "Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care."
In Every Issue
Our April Issue: Strength in Numbers
Can databases help us to see more like God sees?
Responses to our January/February issue.
I used to think religious people were ignoramuses. Then I got smart and took a chance on God.
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
He asked me how I knew my faith was true. I couldn’t give a compelling answer.