7 Editor’s Note: Andy Crouch says disciples need more than data.
9 Reply All: Readers respond to the December issue via letters, tweets, and blogs
28 The Bible in the Original Geek: Inside the world of the new bible coders – and how they will change the way you read Scripture.
13 Witness: Putting the cross literally in the middle of Ukraine’s protests.
[Theologian’s books get abuse disclaimer, newspaper apologizes to Pat Robertson, and who actually evangelizes.]
[Why Native Americans make great missionaries, a Chinese cult pushes churches toward the state, and Colorado churches consider legal pot.]
17 Under Discussion:
[Was the Bill Nye-Ken Ham debate (or any other celebrity debate) pointless?]
21 Where We Stand: A Chance to Grow
23 Hermeneutics: How Jen Pollock Michel slowly became a complementarian.
24 Open Question: Drew Dyck, Kenda Creasy Dean,and Eddie Gibbs help us hold on to the ‘nones.’
26 Past Imperfect: David Neff questions the death penalty on biblical grounds.
Gordon T.Smith’s Called to Be Saints, review by Christopher A. Hall
Trillia J. Newbell’s United, review by David Swanson
Excerpt: The Good of Politics, by James W. Skillen
Interview: Halee Gray Scott’s Dare Mighty THings
36 LAMENT FOR A DIVIDED CHURCH: Global GJospel Project
[Why the ecumenical movement keeps working to overcome fraying in the body of Christ.]
By Sarah Hinlicky Wilson
40 WOMAN UNDER CONSTRUCTION
[Jen Hatmaker is joining the lineup of ‘super-Christian’ reality TV stars. She just wants to love her neighbors.
Interview by Kate Shellnutt
44 WHEN ABUSE COMES TO LIGHT
[How missionary survivors are organizing and spealdng out like never before.]
By Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
80 Testimony: Locker room talk led to NFL player Derwin Gray’s change of heart.