Table of Contents

Cover Story

On the road again

On the road again

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Giving speeches, taping television shows, and making music with his friends: a day in the life of Mike Huckabee, once and (maybe) future presidential…

In this issue: "On the road again," May 9, 2009

Features

Online wars

By Edward Lee Pitts

Politics | With disgruntlement over taxes and spending on the rise, conservatives are playing catch-up to Obama's grassroots drive

Inward and upward

Inward and upward

By Warren Cole Smith & Rusty Leonard

Charity | ECFA promotes Dan Busby and looks to the nonprofit world's future

Redeeming online time

Redeeming online time

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | Stop surfing and start using the internet to learn

Anti-predator strikes

Anti-predator strikes

By Russ Pulliam

Business | Reformers try to stop the aggressive spread of legal gambling

Soul providers

Soul providers

By Jamie Dean

Healthcare | Doctors at Georgia clinic and elsewhere show the "difference between the American Dream and the Christian Dream"

No-brainer?

By Edward Lee Pitts

Healthcare | A bipartisan health plan has something for everyone, but is that enough to win support?

Fighting words

Fighting words

By Alisa Harris

United Nations | Despite shrinking population in the developed world, a UN battle over population control goes on

Castes vote

Castes vote

By Jamie Dean

India | Religious-rights advocates watch for signs of change from India's month-long elections

'His heart, His hands, His feet'

'His heart, His hands, His feet'

By A pastor in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe | As a nation collapses, God's people are making a difference

Experiences have consequences

Experiences have consequences

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | An encounter with crime led to a change in Michael Cromartie's outlook and politics

Houses of God

Houses of God

By The Editors

Artswatch | Pakistani Christian elders sit in front of their church last month during Easter celebrations in a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan. Christians,

The next security threat

The next security threat

By Daniel James Devine

National Security | Hackers who turn out the lights and terrorists who knock down the internet are just a few cyber-attack scenarios federal officials must contemplate

Losing bet

Losing bet

By Lynn Vincent

Business | Dark economic clouds have a silver lining: Casinos are hurting

Edge of the precipice

Edge of the precipice

By Emily Belz

Science | Obama's new guidelines on stem-cell research will restrict federal funding of the destruction of embryos but won't end the practice

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

The right-wing threat

The right-wing threat

By Emily Belz

National Security | Homeland security is watching you

Human Race

By The Editors

Human Race | AGED: Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens celebrated his 89th birthday April 20. Only one other justice, Oliver Wendell Holmes, who retired in 1932 at age…

Straight time

Straight time

By Lynn Vincent

Abortion | A pro-life Oakland pastor chooses jail over a plea bargain-and leads prisoners to Christ

Dispatches

Quotables

By The Editors

Memorable things they said

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Oddball occurences

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

Need-to-know news

Notebook

Subpar coverage

Subpar coverage

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Masters telecast missed much of a great tournament

Columnists

Knowledge and power

Knowledge and power

By Janie B. Cheaney

Scientific evidence won't likely sway those who are sold on socialism

We vs. them

We vs. them

By Mindy Belz

To know this president, watch his pronouns

The 'blessing' of abortion

The 'blessing' of abortion

By Marvin Olasky

Katherine Ragsdale and the worship of "me, me, me"

Apologies to Winston Smith

Apologies to Winston Smith

By Andrée Seu

Stories of suppression in England should cause a shiver

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

A kinder, gentler Marxism

A kinder, gentler Marxism

By Gene Edward Veith

The worldview of the "Social Democracy" America is heading toward

Then and now

Then and now

By Joel Belz

Ethanol blunder should make us wary of new EPA ruling

Culture

Graduation treadmill

Graduation treadmill

By Marvin Olasky

Books | These books offer valuable wisdom for this season of commencement

Spring subs

By Megan Basham

Television | Midseason replacement shows include some that aren't ready for prime time

Awe-inspiring Earth

Awe-inspiring Earth

By Rebecca Kelley

Movies | Film offers a child-friendly look at creation

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Every Little Step will thrill theater and dance fans

Happy returns

Happy returns

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Even with an old premise, 17 Again surprises

Notable books

By Kathryn Stockett, Laura Lippman, Michael Stanley & Lis Wiehl

Notable Books | Four new novels reviewed by Susan Olasky

Falling rock

Falling rock

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Phil Spector symbolizes a genre that is past its prime

Notable CDs

By Adaskin String Trio, Sally Pinkas, Nancy Green, Annette Richards, Helen Tintes-Schuermann, Tannis Gibson & Julio Alexis Muñoz

Notable CDs | New or recent classical CDs reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

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