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Volume 62, Number 4
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About This Issue
While Christianity Today has covered church special-needs ministries fairly extensively, far less attention has been given to the ministry that individuals with intellectual disabilities themselves have. This issue explores the ministry of those with intellectual disability, surveying the diverse ways they are serving the body of Christ in churches and faith communities.
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The Ministry of the Disabled
How Christians with intellectual disabilities are serving churches (not just being served by them).


Reading Together, Early Church Style
New historical research by Brian J. Wright shows that early Christians were surprisingly bookish.
Stop Apologizing for Apologetics
But it might be time for it to grow up.
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy Lab
What dissecting bodies taught me about the passion story and life after death.
How to Become America’s Fastest-Growing Church? Think Like a Startup.
Cincinnati’s Crossroads uses entrepreneurial strategies for gospel ends.


God’s Peace Is Not Always God’s
How to know when our feelings are truly from the Spirit.
Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?
Let’s ask the early church fathers.
Martha, You Don’t Have to Be Mary
In Luke’s famous sister rivalry, Jesus isn’t warning against busyness.


Southern Christianity Is Bigger Than the Bible Belt
A scholar’s journey through the region reveals much more than Baptists and church barbecues.
The Global Scourge of Violence Against Women
From sex-selective abortion to sexual abuse, it encompasses the entire female life cycle.
New & Noteworthy Books
The quest for the historical apostles, exporing Noah's flood, and rediscovering the gospel at the Lord's table.
The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.
How the civil-rights hero honed his preaching skills and prophetic vision at a Northern liberal seminary.
The Two Kinds of Government That Show Up in the Bible
They have different responses to God. And He has different responses to them.


Rwanda Weeds the Church Plants
Thousands of churches closed in attempt to curb bad buildings—and bad preaching.
Should Pastors Podcast Their Sermons?
Experts weigh in.
Gleanings: May 2018
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our May issue).
Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Christians
“Watu Wote” shows the power and limits of African and Arab films to probe interfaith relations.

More from this Issue

The Power of Our Inability
The glory and failing of the human body—it’s all God’s grace.
A Spirit Thing
Billy Graham’s God-given vision for a magazine of “conviction and love.”
Reply All
Responses to our March issue.
Partner ContentInternet or Incarnation?
Original Content from CT Creative Studio
Bridging the Digital Divide
‘These Bombs Led Me to Christ’
The “Napalm Girl” from a famous Vietnam War photo tells her story of coming to faith.