Alive Now was a thematic, bimonthly magazine published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017.

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Alive Now magazine, published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017 was a four-color, 48-page publication which spoke to the opportunities and challenges of following Christ in the modern world. Sign up for our email list to learn of future offerings in the spirit of Alive Now.

Alive Now magazine, published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017 was a four-color, 48-page publication which spoke to the opportunities and challenges of following Christ in the modern world. Scripture and prayer were two foundational cornerstones of content.

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