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January 2008 2008
Volume 52, Number 1
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Jesus in Turkey
After 550 years of decline, a bloodied church is being reborn.
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Top Ten Stories of 2007
The events, people, and debates of the past year that Christianity Today's editors believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission.
Jarrell McCracken, Ingrid Trobisch, and Henry Hyde die; Richard Roberts resigns.
Fugitives Surrender at Churches
Program allows fugitives to surrender at churches instead of police stations.
Missionary Budget Squeeze
The dollar's fall has squeezed missionary budgets—with no reprieve in sight.
Quotation Marks
Comments on political choices and salvation, using Scientologist rehab programs, and more.
SBC Censures Trustee
Trustee suspended from mission board for airing closed-door activities.
Go Figure
Figures on creationists and candidates, hate crimes, and sports superstitions.
News Briefs
Pittsburgh diocese to leave Episcopal Church, a stem cell breakthrough, Methodist Church transgendered man may remain pastor, and New Man and Spirit-Led Woman to be online-only.
Values Clash
Calvin College's denominational requirements make diversity a challenge.
Editorial: Senate Investigation Overstep
The government should not ask whether churches break God's laws.
Editorial: The Evangelical Vote
Despite the rumors, evangelicals will not be on the sidelines this election.
Accidental Outreach to Turkish Kurds
Christian leaders avoid targeting Kurds, but reach them anyway.
Necati Aydin's Victorious Family
A murdered pastor's family rebuilds its life.
Armenians in Turkey: Justice Delayed
Security worries stall recognition of Armenian genocide.
Lima Bean Gospel
The Good News is so much bigger than we make it out to be.
The Christian <i>Onion</i>
Joel Kilpatrick of satirizes only the ones he loves.
The Widow's Might
My husband's death forced me to change in ways I never wanted to.
Suggestions for Encouraging Widows
Suggestions for encouraging widows.
Rich Mouw: Church Shopping's Upside
Why church shopping may not be all bad.
Reflections: Blessed Are the Persecuted
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Guthrie: A Hole in Our Holism
Why evangelicals might be shy about sharing their faith.
John Wilson Reviews <i>Everything Must Change</i>
An apocalyptic Brian McLaren strives to reframe Jesus and discipleship.
Short reviews of Disciples of All Nations, The Beauty of God, and Kennedy's Brain.
Tony Campolo's Top 5 Books on Social Justice
Review: <i>Praying in Color</i>
How the simplest art can become a form of prayer.
Review: The Gettys' <i>In Christ Alone</i>
The Gettys set traditional lyrics against pop backdrop.
Yancey: Ongoing Incarnation
Would Christmas have come even if we had not sinned?