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April 2015
Volume 59, Number 3
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The Unexpected Defenders
Apologetics has long been a bastion of men—until now.
Oxford's Unapologetic Female Apologist
Amy Orr-Ewing proclaims the faith, once the bedrock of Britain, to an audience wanting more than rationalism.


Revival 100 Years After the Armenian Genocide
My family, displaced by the genocide, returned to see Christ at work in our homeland.
Boring Work: Good for the Soul
No matter how monotonous, unseen, or ordinary, our jobs can powerfully transform us into Christlikeness.
Brutally Honest with God
The psalms of lament invite us to voice our frustrations—and provide a reason to hope.
The Morning After the Pentecostal Murders
Ten years ago, scandal put Sweden’s free churches on edge. Now their prospects are brighter than ever.


There's Still Power in the Blood
Remember when we used to sing about how awesome it is?
In Which False Teachings Are Evangelicals Most Tempted to Believe?
Hidden heresies come in many shapes and sizes.
Why Stretch Marks Remind Me of the Resurrection
By these scars, we get new life.
What to Do with the Dull Parts of Scripture
Even the building instructions and genealogies provide crucial teaching.


Why the Time Is Ripe for Pro-Life Reform
Despite what you may have heard, more Americans than ever want abortion access restricted.
The Civil War Is More Than a Historical Fascination
Why the clash between North and South remains relevant, 150 years later.
My Top 5 Books on Nonviolence
Ron Sider picks readings that highlight the real-world achievements of alternatives to war and violent conflict.
Reading Luke Through Latin American Eyes
Justo González explores underappreciated themes in the books of Luke and Acts.
The Best Worship Music You Won't Hear on Christian Radio
It's like finding needles in a hymnstack.
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds


Cloud of Witnesses
A snapshot of Christian witness in the world (as it appeared in our April issue).
Gleanings: April 2015
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our April issue).
Should Unaccredited Bible Colleges Be Allowed to Grant Degrees?
Some Christian schools challenge an Illinois requirement. Experts weigh in.
Messianic Judaism Flourishes in Holocaust Towns
Ukrainian Jews who follow Yeshua also plant congregations worldwide.

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Women Who 'Prophesy'
We were told God would do this.
Reply All
Readers respond to the January/February issue via letters, tweets, and blogs.
Unplanned Pregnancy, Unplanned Grace
Wayward teenage years had me fearing I had lost my salvation.