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The Maternal Dignity of a Pregnant Mom

When Darrow taught in Paraguay recently, Eduardo Gallegos Krause was in attendance. After he heard Darrow’s message about God’s maternal heart, Eduardo wrote the following reflection about his and his wife’s experience of conceiving and bearing a child.  We are happy to … Continue reading

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Electronic Stories are Influencing Your Children

“Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly” (James 3:1 NIV). The apostle James’s warning carries at least one obvious implication: teachers influence their listeners. … Continue reading

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The Unique Role of the Local Church in Developing a Flourishing Community, 4 of 4

We are happy to post, in four installments, a paper by our Disciple Nations Alliance colleague, Dwight Vogt, on a subject of vital concern to our readers. Go here to read Dwight’s excellent paper in its entirety.   The Unique … Continue reading

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Is Ferguson Really Only About Different Perspectives?

Ferguson, Missouri is a reminder that ideas have consequences. In America, the rejection of God has led to the abandonment of truth. If we live in an un-created, purposeless universe, there can be no ultimate truth, only different perspectives. This may … Continue reading

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The Unique Role of the Local Church in Developing a Flourishing Community, 3 of 4

We are happy to post, in four installments, a paper by our Disciple Nations Alliance colleague, Dwight Vogt, on a subject of vital concern to our readers. Go here to read Dwight’s excellent paper in its entirety.   The Unique … Continue reading

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The Unique Role of the Local Church in Developing a Flourishing Community, 2 of 4

We are happy to post, in four installments, a paper by our Disciple Nations Alliance colleague, Dwight Vogt, on a subject of vital concern to our readers. Go here to read Dwight’s excellent paper in its entirety.   The Unique … Continue reading

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The Unique Role of the Local Church in Developing a Flourishing Community, 1 of 4

We are happy to post, in four installments, a paper by our Disciple Nations Alliance colleague, Dwight Vogt, on a subject of vital concern to our readers. Go here to read Dwight’s excellent paper in its entirety.   The Unique … Continue reading

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The Church and Development in Paraguay’s “Green Hell”

How can a people prosper in the midst of hardship and poverty? To a large degree, the answer has to do with the connection between the church and development. If we understand the power of God’s intentions we will not … Continue reading

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A Wasteland Transformed to a Garden

People often ask us, “Can you really disciple a nation? Is it really true that nations can be transformed, desolate lands can become gardens?” Our answer is a resounding “Yes!” But there’s a vital piece that must be in place, … Continue reading

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“Disabled”: An Unhelpful Misnomer for Imago Dei Humans

I recently received a letter from a friend in Brazil who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. I have a M.S diagnosis for almost 16 years, I´m in contact with many people with all kind of disabilities. Jesus healed many people but now … Continue reading

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