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April 2004 2004
Volume 48, Number 4
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There's Just Something About This Man
Bill Gaither insists it's not about him. And nobody seems to disagree.
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Forgiveness 101
Scholarship Wars
Supreme Court says states can deny public funds to some religious students.
Plan B (for Bad)
Christians fight to keep 'morning-after-pill' under the counter.
Emerging from the Shadows
House-church Christians start renting buildings, and dream of evangelism.
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
My Two Dads? Not in Florida
U.S. Circuit Court upholds ban on gay adoption
Quotation Marks
Recent comments by Walter Cronkite, Bush, and an evangelizing pilot
Witnessing with The Passion
Christians gear up to evangelize - with help from Mel Gibson.
Go Figure
Recent quotes on sex ed., church receptionists, and Bible stories.
Mixing Religion and Politics
Churches attempt to overcome constitutional stalemate
Border Crackdown
Government seeks to stamp out North Korea refugee problem.
Q & A: Bill Frist
The Senate Majority Leader on key moral issues.
The <em>Christianity Today</em> News Wrap
Responding to cloning, banning religious apparel in France, and a ponzi scheme
Faith-based Child Abuse?
Shamblin defends Atlanta couple charged with murder.
State of the Unions
Administration proposes plan to teach couples relationship skills
'The Longest Hatred'
Evangelicals must fight the resurgence of anti-Semitism.
Crash-Helmet Christianity
Talking about the real Jesus is a dangerous thing.
An Arts Festival in the Heartland
Bill Gaither has succeeded in putting together an event that increases Christ through the performers' diminishment.
A Bridge Over Troubled People
Sinners of all stripes find a church home under the I-35.
Healing Genocide
Ten years after the slaughter, Rwandans begin to mend their torn nation with a justice that is both biblical and African.
A Justice that Restores
A method for bringing victims and offenders together.
A Captivating Vision
Why Chinese house churches may just end up fulfilling the Great Commission.
Amending Marriage
Christians in Massachusetts are playing catch-up to protect the age-old institution.
He Is Risen
Easter quotations to stir heart and mind.
Lip Service
Vietnam's guarantees of religious freedom are not fooling anybody.
You Are or You Aren't
Are some people lost just a little bit in the same way that others are saved only as through fire?
Decalogue Debacle
What we can learn from a monument now locked in an Alabama closet.
Pilgrims to Nowhere
Freedom isn't much good if you don't have a sense of direction.
Joan of Arcadia
A high school girl further increases God's prime-time exposure.
Spotlight on Sexism
Exploring the rise of evangelical feminism.
The Language of Sin
Why Sin Matters says sin and grace are part of the same story.
Life Imitates Art
Unveiling is a commendable debut novel.
Shaping Up Flabby Finances
The basic money challenge is saying no.
The Missions of Business
What can happen when entrepreneurs think they are missionaries first.
Evangelical Drift
Outsiders say we're the status quo. Our call is to prove them wrong.