Table Of Contents
Volume 48, Number 5
Read CT anywhere you go.
Subscribers have full access to CT's digital archives, including special issues. Download a PDF of this issue, or browse individual articles below.
About The Archives
The CT archives are a rich treasure of biblical wisdom and insight from our past. Some things we would say differently today, and some stances we've changed. But overall, we're amazed at how relevant so much of this content is. We trust that you'll find it a helpful resource.
  • Print Issue
  • All May 2004 Articles

Cover Story

India Undaunted
Escalating repression can't seem to dampen the church's growth.
More Newsletters

More from this Issue

Separation of Powers
Just as the American government practices separation of powers, journalistic publications generally try to separate business and editorial functions.
Ethnic Cleansing
Christians among hundreds of thousands displaced.
Out in the Cold?
Salvation Army sued for asking employees to support its mission
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
Flouting Church Law
Two gay controversies likely to dominate United Methodist General Conference this week.
Quotation Marks
Recent comments on Iraqi religious freedom and Kevin Smith on The Passion.
After the Coup
Missionaries return to begin rebuilding out of the rubble.
Anti-Conversion Conspiracy
Buddhist nationalists in Sri Lanka step up violence against churches.
Go Figure
Recent statistics on the Good News Bible, AIDS orphans, and Ponzi schemes
Rush to Judgment?
Israel Antiquities Authority's 'findings' bother many archaeologists.
The <em>Christianity Today</em> News Wrap
Helping ex-cons, breaking virginity pledges, persecution, and quick church planting
Q & A: Clive Calver
President of World Relief, the church-based development arm of the National Association of Evangelicals, on humanitarian trends in the wake of 9/11.
Rainbow Coalitions
African American, Hispanic pastors lead the charge against gay marriage.
Blessed Are the Lukewarm
Religion is okay with the courts, so long as it doesn't mean anything.
Double-entry Accountability
Two financial watchdogs are better than one.
The Immense Commission
Most postal areas still don't have any Christian workers living in them.
Watch Those Web Postings
What Indians say American Christians should, and shouldn't, do to help.
Breaking Into Prison
A gospel invasion helps bring peace to one of the nation's most violent penitentiaries.
Controversial Cain
Warden Burl Cain has had a few tangles in the courts himself.
The 50 Best Christian Places to Work
The second annual survey highlights companies that focus on building a culture of trust.
How They Were Chosen
Independent panel weighed employee surveys.
The Complete List & A Closer Look at the Top Finalists
Christianity Today salutes four finalists in ten categories.
Too Much Information?
Communication is necessary, but avoid information overload.
Running Out of Miracles
Big Idea creator Phil Vischer had his dream crumble, but he's no longer s-scared.
Amazing Sin, How Deep We're Bound
Finding the courage to trust in grace.
Amazing Sin, How Deep We're Bound
Finding the courage to trust in grace.
O Jailed Town of Bethlehem
How eerily still we see thee lie.
The Outpoured Spirit
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Elephant in the Room
Messianic Jews seem to be an embarrassment in an otherwise thoughtful dialogue.
Pictures of God's Love
Seeing Is Believing lays the theological foundation for imaginative prayer.
Man of Contradictions
Martin Luther was a God-obsessed seeker of certainty and assurance.
Redeeming Conflict
Boundaries Face to Face focuses on conversations for building the right walls.
Learning from Our Kids
Fresh insights and conversational style makes Sacred Parenting ideal reading.
Doubting the Doomsayers
Thank God not everything they say is true.