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October 2019
Volume 63, Number 7
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Table of Contents
Is Your Trip Tourism or Missions?
After years of debate, the line is blurrier than ever.
As the liberal arts struggle, we should rally around Christian campuses that still embrace them.
How fighting the devil became an ecumenical pursuit.
Having the Bible in our own language is a gift we shouldn't take for granted.
When the path to formal church leadership is blocked, they'll naturally look for other ways to reach an audience.
Armed Security at Churches Is Becoming a New Normal
Congregations adjust to shifting gun policies and the threat of active shooters.
Digital giving is boosting the church’s bottom line—as well as companies like Pushpay and, who process the donations.
How to Stop the Shootings
There is no simple solution to America's gun violence. But there is hope.
God’s people have often practiced sacred remembering. So should we.
Why humility is one of the most effective tools for resisting the Devil.
Female Evangelical Leaders Have a Hidden Predecessor to Thank
Kathryn Kuhlman’s story offers a case study of the indisputable achievements of strong evangelical women and the equally indisputable roadblocks they often face.
The movement is richer and more diverse than media portrayals suggest.
How the American pastor handled a crisis of faith during his Turkish imprisonment.
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
How a shocking gesture of grace changed them both from the inside out.
What the cross teaches us about his remarkable patience.
In Every Issue
Our October Issue: Short-Term Memory
Bearing witness well.
Amid challenges, it's tempting to keep our heads down.
Responses to our July/August issue.
He asked me how I knew my faith was true. I couldn’t give a compelling answer.
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”