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Philip Yancey: "What Good is God?"

Evangelical author Philip Yancey, in his new book, uses his personal trials and the trials of others to find God.

TV Special Features "Hooker for Jesus"

A former prostitute is reaching callgirls for Christ on the streets of Las Vegas.

Seminary Leader: "Jesus Has AIDS"

Russell Moore asks readers to consider "the cries of the curse."

Dropping Dollar-Value Impacting Missions

The depreciating worth of the American dollar is making missions work more and more difficult.

Q&A with Joshua Harris

"A challenge for me personally is not focusing on the numbers," says Harris.

Church Planters Who Succeed

How do you measure a successful church plant? Dave Earley offers some insight.

Skin to Skin: Donte and Stephanie's Story

Jud Wilhite shares the faith story of two exotic dancers from Vegas.

Outreach Facelifts

Churches are discovering that making strategic changes to their image also enhances outreach.

A Relationship-Based Internet Strategy

Language and relationship are some of the most important keys to any successful ministry strategy.

Prayer Needed: Haiti Cholera Deaths Growing

Epidemiologists fear the cholera outbreak in Haiti may continue to grow because of living conditions there.

Seattle Harvest Draws More Than 39,000

Some 4,225 Make Decisions of Faith During Three-Night Event Featuring Pastor & Evangelist Greg Laurie.

Matt Chandler: God, Kill Our Desire for Cool

Matt Chandler and Mark Batterson kick off the National Outreach Convention.

The First Corinthian Church of America

Author John Burke compares today's society with the Corinthian church of old.

When is Evangelism a Bait-and-Switch?

How to recognize when evangelism is only good for the evangelist.

The Desperate Need for New Churches

Dave Earley explains why the U.S. needs more churches—and more church planters.

FAA Certifies Missionary's Flying Car

Steve Saint's new flying car can do 0–60 mph in under four seconds.

Graham Festival Ends With 1,765 Decisions

Franklin Graham's three-day festival in Japan "breathed new life" into the church there.

Lausanne Focuses on Unreached People Groups

The Friday session at Lausanne focused on the importance of reaching unengaged, unreached people groups.

How to Improve Your Preaching

Good preaching preparation begins with letting Scripture examine, speak, and preach to us.

Tell Me Your Painful Story

Tony Morgan reminds us how important it is to listen and engage in the healing of others' hurts.

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