Table of Contents

Cover Story

All in the family

All in the family

by Emily Belz & Edward Lee Pitts

Cover Story | Behind the scandal-tainted C Street house is an organization big on protecting its own and small on church ties and theology

In this issue: "The ABCs of C Street," Aug. 29, 2009

Features

Human Race

By The Editors

Human Race | CRASH: Africa Inland Mission (AIM) pilot Frank Toews, 35, died when his Cessna 206 crashed while flying over the Nairobi slum of Kibera with two Americans…

Alienation of affection

Alienation of affection

By Jamie Dean

Cover story sidebar | A divorce-related lawsuit alleges former lawmaker Chip Pickering carried on an affair while living at the Fellowship's C Street house

Black day

Black day

By Jill Nelson

Pakistan | A spate of violence against Christians in Pakistan culminates in live burning of victims

Pain and gain

Pain and gain

By Darin Miller

Money | Overall charitable giving is falling as the economy sputters, but religious giving is up

The new lab rats

The new lab rats

By Daniel James Devine

Science | GE Healthcare and Geron Corp. join forces to find a way to use embryonic stem cells for research on new drugs

Ruled out

Ruled out

By Alisa Harris

Business | In a down economy, burgeoning government regulations can cause 'death by a thousand pin pricks' for small businesses

The ice cream man

The ice cream man

By Jacob Parrish

Career | John Harrison has a gold spoon, a silver tongue, and a taste for butterfat

Investing by the Book

Investing by the Book

By Warren Cole Smith

Charity | Biblically Responsible Investing is slowly catching on among evangelicals

Reason to believe

Reason to believe

By Alisa Harris

Report | Inside the spin of psych report is positive step for gays

Influence & action

Influence & action

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | Best-selling novelist Tim LaHaye has helped get evangelicals involved in civic life-and more involvement, he says, is needed

Inside Oz

Inside Oz

By Marvin Olasky

Radicalism | Learning about the politics of big business, and what "an honest day's work" might come to mean. Part seven of a pilgrim's slow progress

Faith on film

Faith on film

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | New York photographer's project shows the "visual manifestation of God working in peoples' lives"

Houses of God

Houses of God

By The Editors

Houses of God | Judson Church in Myanmar's capital, Yangon (or Rangoon) is a Baptist church named after Adoniram Judson, a 19th-century American missionary who translated the…

To the streets

To the streets

By Alisa Harris

Healthcare | With Congress in recess the healthcare debate, and the debate about the debate, moves outdoors

Looking ahead

By The Editors

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

Dispatches

Quotables

By The Editors

Memorable things they said

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

Need-to-know news

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Oddball occurrences

Reviews

The joy of Julia

The joy of Julia

By Meghan Keane

Movies | Meryl Streep's grand depiction of cooking icon Child dominates Julie and Julia

Searching for love

Searching for love

By Rebecca Kelley

Movies | Charylne Yi's film, like her film persona, is painfully awkward

Average <em>Joe</em>

Average Joe

By Toddy Burton

Movies | This box office takes all the action out of action figures

Soul-searching

Soul-searching

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Cold Souls probes human existence-and makes it fun

Notable CDs

By William Porter, Jeffrey Powers, Vincent De Vries, Eleni Karaindrou & Javier Oviedo

Notable CDs | Four noteworthy new or recent classical releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

An early 9/11

An early 9/11

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Giles Milton tells the gripping tale of the Muslim massacre of Christians in Smyrna

Notable books

By Beverly Lewis, Eva Marie Everson, Julie Carobini & James W. Huston

Notable Books | Four novels from Christian publishers reviewed by Susan Olasky

No mere novelty

No mere novelty

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Anniversary CD captures France's Play Bach Trio at its peak

Four horsemen

Four horsemen

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Haunted Horse comes on like a rock apocalypse

Notebook

Extreme faith

Extreme faith

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Christianity is changing the culture of the X Games

Voices

Is social justice just ice?

Is social justice just ice?

By Marvin Olasky

It takes relational justice to melt frozen hearts

Appearances matter

Appearances matter

By Vern S. Poythress

Author presents a false contrast between the material and functional in Genesis

Secret plans

Secret plans

By Andrée Seu

Sometimes conspiracies happen

One large misstep

One large misstep

By Janie B. Cheaney

The space program's human focus led to its much-lamented decay

A million unborn tomorrows

A million unborn tomorrows

By Mindy Belz

Our current immigration wave is the seed of our future

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Debt reversal

Debt reversal

By Joel Belz

It's not too late to halt the next generation's march toward socialism

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