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Cover Story

Taking on the thugs

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | With websites and electronic mail lists to help them, Christians are fighting the worldwide persecution of their brethren with the oldest and most effective…

In this issue: "Taking on the thugs," Nov. 6, 1999

Features

Diplomatic engagement

By Mindy Belz

National | Ned Graham expands beyond serving the church in China

Let them eat crude

By Cal Thomas

National | Gore's green agenda threatens America

Not standing Pat

By Bob Jones

National | Emphasizing trade and economic issues, former social-issues lightning rod sets out on Reform road

Ministerial oversight?

National | Ned Graham loses board members, the privilege of the term "Reverend," his wife of almost 20 years-and quits a financial watchdog association

Dispatches

Quotables

I love this team, it's family. I thank God for everything that's happened. Mariano Rivera, relief pitcher for the World Series champion New York Yankees,

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Payne Stewart crossed over in time Decompression Golf course designer Bruce Borland arose early Monday, Oct. 25, at his home in Jupiter, Fla., to drive 120…

Reviews

Nihilistic nails

Culture | Prozac is no cure for Trent Reznor

Stupid human tricks

By Chris Stamper

Culture | The rise of New Age powerbeads, the decline of late-night irony, and other cultural buzz

Entertained by the Fall

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | New game shows and reality programming let us get our kicks by watching people get hurt

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts from 10/22/99 to 10/24/99

Voices

Mailbag

Do not fear When teaching our children what persecution means, on occasion we have shared with them WORLD's timely accounts of the reality of being Christian.

Doughboyz to men

By Marvin Olasky

Movement toward a biblical understanding of compassion

Last words

By William H. Smith

Death-bed confidence is rooted in doctrine

Lie on!

By Joel Belz

We have become cheerleaders for sham, pretense, and guile

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