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Cover Stories

Child-like faith

by Bob Jones

Cover Story Sidebar | It's just after lunch on a Tuesday, and Crossroads Baptist Church is finally quiet. The morning has been punctuated by singing, crying, and squealing and not…

Cover Stories

Crisis of the day

by Roy Maynard

Cover Story | Since Hillary Clinton's White House conference on day care in October, Clinton administration officials have been busily creating the perception of a day-care…

In this issue: "Day scare," Jan. 10, 1998


What would Jesus do?

National | The Jesus bracelet fad: Is it merchandising or ministry?

The law of Chiapas

By Mindy Belz

International | December paramilitary massacre breaks all the rules, overshadows persecution of evangelicals in the state

Homeless props

By Cal Thomas

National | Gore reads a story and tells the poor to have a nice day

And justice for all?

By Roy Maynard

National | In Seattle, testing the limits of city anti-discrimination law



"Ladies and gentlemen, you are all officially breaking the law if you are smoking." Pine Cove Inn tavern manager GERRY SHERMAN, minutes into the new year,

This Week

Chickening out Poultry giant Tyson Foods Inc. chickened out of a pending trial, pleading guilty to corruption charges and offering to assist the prosecution…



Global funding Richard T. Wright says, "In the scientific community, there is clear consensus that [global warming] is a serious problem" ("Fuel for thought,"

The abortion society

By Marvin Olasky

How Johnson, Blackmun tried to be like God

Selling our birthright

By Janie B. Cheaney

The culture shifts, but the church does not have to go along

Writer's block

By Joel Belz

When we're too eager to be taken seriously, we risk looking silly


Film: Underwater dangers

By David Aikman

Movies | Filmmaker keeps Titanic's message partially submerged

Music: Earthen vessels

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Christian rockers show musical, if not cultural, maturity

Books: Jefferson as Clinton?

By Roy Maynard

Books | Presidential biographies differ on whether character counts

Culture Notes

Culture | Reforming CCM Luther offered 99 Theses against the medieval commercialization of the gospel. Christian recording artist Steve Camp is offering 107 Theses…

Accentuate the positive

By George Grant

Culture | George Grant explains his principles for reviewing books

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