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Money

Bankruptcy - 34 articles
Do the Wages of Sin Apply After Conversion?
Plus: Religious conservatives love Gonzalez as AG, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Why Kerry Is Sincere When He Says He Believes Life Begins at Conception
Plus: AmeriCorps loses suit on Catholic school placements, U.K. considers new religious hate law, Portland's Catholic archdiocese declares bankruptcy, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Putting Big Idea Back Together

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Benevolence - 16 articles
Major Ministry on Modest Means

Feature: The Least of These My Neighbors

Feature: Why We Loan God's Money

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Blessings - 24 articles
Wind of Terror, Wind of Glory
We cannot know God's majesty without his terrible holiness.

Cockroaches and the Nicene Creed
To an accompaniment of whale songs, the worshippers glory in God's creation; there's no service quite like the annual blessing of the animals at St. John the Divine.

Canadian Anglicans Vote on Blessing Gay Unions
"Divorce and annulment cited as likely motives for monk killer, Frontline's Church of the Nativity documentary, and other stories from online sources around the world"

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Budget - 50 articles
Southern Baptists No Longer In, Nor Of, World Alliance
Plus: Pulpit preaching proposal purged, the Inquisition's Comfy Chair, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Splurging on Missions
Southern Baptists fund hundreds more workers for the field.

Digging Out of My Financial Winter
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Capitalism - 43 articles
In Search of the Good Marriage
It's not just couple-centered.

Churches, Charity, and Civil Society
The debate over faith-based social services.

Democratic Piety
Jeffrey Stout reinvigorates the debate over religion in the public square.

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Charitable giving - 35 articles
Investing as Love
Gary Moore's biblical approach to financial management

The Ancient Rise and Recent Fall of Tithing
Is yet another time-honored Christian practice fading from view?

Evangelicals Plan to Minister to Iraqis' Needs—Physical and Spiritual
"Evangelism efforts will join relief work, say Southern Baptist Convention and Samaritan's Purse"

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Charity - 143 articles
Christianity Today News Briefs
Booting the Salvation Army, falling giving, and suing for rights.

Silencing Rights Talk
Law would shut down many faith-based groups.

Democrat Says He Was Fired From Catholic Charities Over Abortion
Plus: Another blow to the partial-birth abortion ban, church attacks in India and Cyprus, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Clothing - 9 articles
Third of Three Federal District Courts Calls Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Unconstitutional
Plus: A pastor's plagiarism penitence, The New York Times gets Christian higher ed right twice in a week, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Holy Johnson and the Ethiopian Church
Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God, said the Psalm. Yet racism in the mission churches clouded that vision. James Johnson (1836-1917) offered a solution.

The Pact of Umar
Islamic protection came with a price.

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Consumerism - 64 articles
Too Much Choice?
On misdiagnosing the problem.

How an Audience Becomes a Congregation

Why I Expect Conflict

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Consumption - 16 articles
Environment as Creation
Conquest vs. care for the wilderness.

The First Christmas (After 9/11)
Is George Bush now leader of the religious right?

What's Cooking When Martha Stewart Meets the VeggieTales?

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Contentment - 33 articles
Lashed to the Mast

Pulling Weeds from Your Field of Dreams

Thankful in a Thankless World

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Cost - 33 articles
The Exacting Price of Ministry

Do I Really Want to Hear From God?
The Price of Progress

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Debt - 54 articles
The New Gambling Goliath
Christian activists struggle to slow the rapid growth of Indian casinos.

The Search for Redemption
Confession without remorse.

When Not to Build

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Decadence - 5 articles
Forgetting God
Why decadence drives out discipline.

The Christian Humanists
Tolkien joined these authors in countering the decadence of a dark century.

Editorials: Blame Game
Seeking mercy is a better response to 9/11 than seeking meaning

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Donations - 35 articles
Double-entry Accountability
Two financial watchdogs are better than one.

Law Could Curb Foreign Donations To Churches, Indian Christians Worry
Stringent legislation is aimed at cutting off terrorist funding, but could hurt non-government organizations.

Letters to the Editor
Readers comment on God's role in our worship, the Holy Spirit's role in counseling, Ned Flanders's role on our last cover, and other Christianity Today topics
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Economics - 109 articles
The Confidence Man
Meet Mark C. Taylor, the virtuoso of Nietzschean boosterism.

Too Much Choice?
On misdiagnosing the problem.

Hoover to Hiroshima
So you think American history from the Great Depression through World War II holds no surprises? Read on.

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Envy - 12 articles
The Power of a Clean Heart
Minding My Own Business
"Rich, Delighted Christians"
The Good of Affluence aims to give leadership to wealthy Christians moved and troubled by their fortune

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Finances - 338 articles
Where Stormie Finds Her Power
Stormie Omartian is a bestselling author precisely because she doesn't have a picture-perfect life

Controlling the Flow of Information

The Ten Most Predictable Times of Conflict

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Financial problems - 34 articles
Cracks in the Tower
A closer look at the Christian college boom.

A Stopped Pulse
Financial woes kill once-influential missions newsletter.

Running Out of Miracles
Big Idea creator Phil Vischer had his dream crumble, but he's no longer s-scared.

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Financial scandals and scams - 44 articles
Couple Charged with $5 Million Fraud Appealing to Christian Investors
Plus: Combating anti-Semitism in Europe, sharia law in Canada

News Wrap
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.

Joyce Meyer Responds to Critics, Shifts Income Source
Amid cancellation and watchdog's call for IRS investigation, evangelist defends finances.

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Frugality - 12 articles
Major Ministry on Modest Means

Marriage Retreats: What to Do about Kids and $$$
Cheaper by the Skid
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Gambling - 47 articles
The New Gambling Goliath
Christian activists struggle to slow the rapid growth of Indian casinos.

The Search for Redemption
Confession without remorse.

Bush Addresses Evangelicals; Gay Marriage Halted in Calif., Gay Marriage Ban Proposed in Mass.
Plus: Hundreds of other stories from online sources around the world

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Giving - 132 articles
In Praise of Anonymity

Christianity Today News Briefs
Booting the Salvation Army, falling giving, and suing for rights.

Essays on Competence

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Inheritance - 6 articles
A Decisive Turn to Paganism
Has the nation finally abandoned its Judeo-Christian heritage, or is there still hope?

The Pursuing Father
What we need to know about this often misunderstood Middle Eastern parable.

Giving: Inheritance Windfall May Bypass Churches

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Investment fraud - 41 articles
Every Fraud Needs a Cure
How perpetrators are more gullible than their victims. An excerpt from Cleaning Up.

Gothard Staffers Ask Hard Questions
"After public controversy in the early-80s, employees pushed for reforms at the Institute"

Arthur Andersen Reaches Deal (Again) With Baptist Foundation of Arizona Investors
New TV priests won't be like the Flying Nun, and other stories from online sources around the world

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IRS (Internal Revenue Service) - 28 articles
Parsonage Exemption Case Dimissed, But May Return
The walls come a-tumblin' down? And other stories from around the world.

Health Fraud: Health Ministry in Receiership
"Arrangement designed to save Christian Brotherhood Newsletter, not dissolve it"

Church & State: Baptist Temple Loses Supreme Court Tax Appeal—and Building

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Luxury - 4 articles
"Books & Culture Corner: I Shop, Therefore I Am"
"Critics of consumer culture are all wet, Virginia Postrel says. The riot of choices available to us resonates with our deepest aesthetic instincts"

David Brooks
The Weekly Standard senior editor talks about the spiritual life of Bobos
"Speed, Greed, and other Animal Behaviors"
"What Christian and mainstream critics are saying about Dr. Dolittle 2, The Fast and the Furious, Sexy Beast, The Anniversary Party, and other cinematic options."

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Materialism - 80 articles
The Confidence Man
Meet Mark C. Taylor, the virtuoso of Nietzschean boosterism.

Too Much Choice?
On misdiagnosing the problem.

Behold the Man
American Jesus

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Moderation - 7 articles
Southern Baptist Leaders Lament Funding Cuts
Texas board's action to reduce funding called 'bad for common missions causes'

A Little Wine for the Soul?
The Bible says drunkenness is a sin (Galatians 5:21). But is occasional social drinking OK for Christians?

Amassed Media: The Drink Debate
What Christian leaders past and present have said about social drinking—and where to find them online.

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Money - 749 articles
Silencing Rights Talk
Law would shut down many faith-based groups.

Is It Worth Paying to Cut to the Head of the Line?
Locke squares off against Aquinas in the fast lane.

Screwtape Proposes a Divorce
The pitfalls of Great Expectations.

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New Era - 7 articles
If It's Too Good to Be True...
A dose of skepticism is okay even with fellow Christians

New ERA: New Era's Bennett Pleads 'No Contest' to Fraud

New Era: Prudential Settles New Era Suit Investors Eye Larger Payback

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Offerings - 13 articles
Money: When You Move to Meddlin'

The Cleansing Power of Public Prayer

Feature: Why We Stopped Passing the Offering Plate

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Philanthropy - 17 articles
Cracks in the Tower
A closer look at the Christian college boom.

Being Here
Why we should sink our roots in the places we call home

'I Never Thought I'd See Anything Like that Again'
A famine worse than that of 1984 threatens Ethiopia

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Possessions - 16 articles
Overcoming the Evil One
"Regeneration, Deliverance, or Therapy?"

Personal Disciplines

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Prosperity - 19 articles
What Was That About the Rich Man?
Taking Jesus at his word.

Heaven on Earth
Ecomonics and the secular faith in progress

The Northampton Eviction
When a pastor's irresistible ideals met his congregation's immovable status-consciousness.

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Provision - 4 articles
What's a Body to Do?

Tough Times, Tough Questions

The Difference a Translation Makes
Early attempts to capture Psalm 23.

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Resources - 96 articles
When the Sky Was Orange
An environmental history of China.

Hidden Resources
Training that Multiplies
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Riches - 19 articles
Ministry to Deep-Pocket Donors

Serving the Rich Fool

Trapped in the Cult of the Next Thing
If ever there was a cult that gave us stones when we asked for bread, this is it.

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Risk - 54 articles
A Family That Risked the Relationship
Risking Lay Ministry

I'm the Leader--Now What?

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Salaries - 42 articles
Controlling the Flow of Information

Controlling the Flow of Information

Digging Out of My Financial Winter
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Stewardship, of money - 34 articles
Agencies Announce Short-Term Missions Standards
Similar codes have been established in Great Britain and Canada

Investing as Love
Gary Moore's biblical approach to financial management

Not-So-Poor-Richard
Tracing market ideology in Protestant evangelical thought

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Stinginess - 1 articles
ARTICLE: Just a Little Bit More


Stock market - 2 articles
Sin Sells
"Mutuals.com's Vice Fund invests in gambling, tobacco, and alcohol"

Attending Church by Personal PC
Plus: Teens think they know it all, 'cheap' religion, and Wall Street takes stock of a Christian company.


Taxes - 82 articles
A Tax Exemption for the Asking
State of Emergency Declared in Nigeria
Plus: Billy Graham suffers serious pelvic fracture, Hezbollah uses The Passion, Sudan blocks aid, and other stories from online sources around the world.

IRS Raids Home and Business of Creationist
Plus: Terror at a Pittsburgh church, England's gay priest gets a top position, and other stories from online sources around the world

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Tithing - 38 articles
Money: When You Move to Meddlin'

Feature: Why We Stopped Passing the Offering Plate

Tithing with Satisfaction Guaranteed
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Wealth - 103 articles
Forgetting God
Why decadence drives out discipline.

Essays on Competence

Ministry to Deep-Pocket Donors

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