articles by Mark Tooley


Gray articles not available for online viewing. Login or subscribe today for full access!

8.3 — Summer, 1995

Nothing to Celebrate

A Report from an Ecumenical Student Conference

10.3 — Summer, 1997

Church News from Washington

11.2 — March/April, 1998

Clueless: The Courtships of the NCC

Church News from Washington

11.5 — September/October, 1998

Church News from Washington

11.6 — November/December, 1998

The Demise of the World’s Greatest Mission Agency
on Mainline Decay

12.2 — March/April, 1999

Desperately Seeking the Mainline?

Roman Catholic Bishops & the National Council of Churches

12.3 — May/June, 1999

Presidential Pardon?

From the Eye of the Storm
by J. Philip Wogaman
Judgement Day at the White House
edited by Gabriel Fackre

12.4 — July/August, 1999

Still Nothing to Celebrate

Ecumenical Student Conference Includes “Pro-Gay” Themes

12.5 — September/October, 1999

Hateful Pastor Distorts Christianity

12.5 — September/October, 1999

Mainstreaming Homosexuality

13.1 — January/February, 2000

In Defense of Our Traditions
on Denominationalism

13.2 — March, 2000

Dead on Impact

The Demise of an Interfaith Lobby

13.3 — April, 2000

St. Barabbas?

The New Martyrs of the Religious Left

13.4 — May, 2000

The Flimflam Apostles

The Jesus Seminar Goes on a Mission

13.7 — September, 2000

Maze Craze

Labyrinths Latest Fad for Spiritual Seekers

13.10 — December, 2000

Apostasy at 2000

Episcopal Institute Promotes Pantheism, Syncretism

14.1 — January/February, 2001

The Fear of Renewal

Seminary Event Blasts Mainline Reform Groups

14.2 — March, 2001

Morally Bankrupt
Sex & Money at the National Council of Churches

14.3 — April, 2001

Contra Mundum Redux

on St. Athanasius

14.6 — July/August, 2001

We Don’t Get No Respect

Think Tank Considers Why the Mainline Is Ignored

14.10 — December, 2001

Mad About Religion

Norman Lear Launches New Religious Partnership

15.1 — January/February, 2002

Confused by Terror

on Liberal Theology & September 11

15.1 — January/February, 2002

Race Card Players

US Mainline Churches Flock to Conference on Racism

15.3 — April, 2002

Shepherd Under Fire

An Interview with Bishop Bullen Dolli of Sudan

15.3 — April, 2002

Sojourn to the Center

Has Religious-Left Activist Jim Wallis Gone Moderate?

15.6 — July/August, 2002

Indigenous Chic

Christianity & the Cult of Indigenous People

15.7 — September, 2002

Flagging Patriotism

on Christians & Love of Country

16.2 — March, 2003

Vietnam Protest

Is There Really Religious Liberty in Communist Vietnam?

16.3 — April, 2003

Religious Leftovers

How the National Council of Churches Lives Off the Agenda of the Democratic Party

16.3 — April, 2003

An Honored Prophet

Stanley Hauerwas: ?America?s Best Theologian?

16.9 — November, 2003

Episcopal Road to Nowhere

ECUSA’s “Gay” Bishop Is Not Christianity’s Future

17.3 — April, 2004

World-Class Bully

The World Council of Churches Takes On a Superpower

17.7 — September, 2004

Light from the Dark Continent
Africans’ Orthodoxy Steadies United Methodist Church

18.1 — January/February, 2005

Bob’s Hope

Post-Election, NCC Leader Reaches Out to the Left Behind

18.6 — July/August, 2005

The Thick & Thin Man
Walter Brueggemann’s Penumbral Notions & Theatrical Sense

18.7 — September, 2005

The Empire Strikes Out

Theologians Pit Christ Against Imperial America

19.3 — April, 2006

Membership Ruse

Will Methodist Courts Embrace “Gay” Methodists?

19.7 — September, 2006

Eminent Betrayal

Our Endangered Values:
America’s Moral Crisis
by Jimmy Carter

19.8 — October, 2006

Blue Songs & Red Cowboys
What Presbyterians, Baptists & Episcopalians Did over Summer Vacation

20.8 — October, 2007

Post Conversion

21.9 — November, 2008

African Power
How 192 Delegates Saved Methodists from Madness & Other Stories from the General Conference

21.10 — December, 2008

Hell’s Back

on a Surprising Mainline Descent into Gehenna

22.1 — January/February, 2009

The Upper Reaches

The Remarkable 50-Year White House Ministry of Billy Graham

(Gray items are not available for online viewing.)

get touchstone

Get 1 year (6 issues) of Touchstone delivered to your door PLUS complete access to the online archives—over 30 years of award-winning articles—for only $29.95.

Subscribe Today!

from our sponsors

the current issue

top articles online

A Sin Which Can Be Forgiven: Toward a Biblical Perspective on Divorce and Remarriage in the Churches Today by Peter Toon

Choosing the Good Portion: Rod Dreher's The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation reviewed by Bradley W. Anderson

The Romance of Domesticity: Marriage Thrives in Reality, Not in Our Dreams by Nathan Schlueter

The Man Alive: Irenaeus Did Not Teach Self-Fulfillment by Patrick Henry Reardon

C. S. Lewis, Reluctant Churchman by Wayne Martindale

the 2017 conference

the 2016 conference

Purchase and download the conference talks

other fsj publications

Anno Domini 2018

The St. James Calendar of the Christian Year—only $14.95

The Daily Devotional Guide

by Patrick Henry Reardon

Touchstone is published by

All content The Fellowship of St. James — 2017. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.