It's the second leading cause of death among America's 25-34 year-olds, killing 88 people in the U.S. every single day—so why isn't anyone talking about suicide? Also in the issue: Local Natives, Francis Chan, Regina Spektor, Shane Hipps and the long-awaited return of Five Iron Frenzy.
10- First Word
30- The Drop: Regina Spektor, Ben Folds, Page CXVI, Alt-J, Good Old War
36- Next: Working from Home
42- Reject Apathy: Sex Trafficking at the super bowl
52- Who are you, and why are you here? : It's a new year. Time to gain clarity about your life.
54- 2012: The Year of the Christian Athlete
58- Five Iron Frenzy: The most beloved Ska band is back after an eight-year hiatus- and they're blowing up servers.
62- Is Jesus Bigger Than Religion? Shane Hipps isn't afraid to push the envelope. Here's one way he's doing it.
66- Suicidal Tendencies: It's a taboo topic. But what were not talking abut is-literally-killing us.
72- Local Natives: Come on in. Pull up a chair. Spend some time at home with L.A.'s latest indie favorite.
76- What's going right: The news is always harping on the bad stuff, and the church often follows suit. But here's the other side of the story.
80- Propoganda: He's the hip-hop poet who won't mince words while delivering one perfectly turned phrase after another
82- Breaking the ice: The christian dating scene is a particular breed of animal. What are we to make of the seemingly absurd choices?