It was a painful decade in Jewish history—in all honestly, most are—but what about the decade in Christian news?
In an article about the 10 top news stories of 2009—“The Great Recession” tops that list—Christianity Today also recounts the decade’s biggest stories. Nothing from the past two years, but a flurry in ‘04:
February 2004: Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ shocks observers by earning more than $600 million.
November 2004: “Values voter” analysis draws more attention to U.S. evangelicals as a voting bloc.
December 2004: A Southeast Asian tsunami, followed by Hurricane Katrina, mobilizes unprecedented compassion efforts.
Read the rest here.