Category Archives: Culture

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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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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“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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Conceived in Rape and Worthy of Life: The Rebecca Kiessling Story

“I’m pro-life except in cases of rape.” Who hasn’t heard that sentiment? You may have expressed it yourself. Here’s another story that powerfully contradicts the idea that abortion should be tolerated in cases of rape. A few weeks ago we … Continue reading

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Climate Change: The Atheists’ Denial

Climate change is settled? Really? Have you noticed how many things are “settled” today? The discussion on so-called same-sex marriage: “settled” Darwinism as science: “settled” Abortion as social policy: “settled” Global warming (or is it global climate change) as science: … Continue reading

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Christian Artists: Imitators of the Grand Creator

Darrow Miller and Friends is a big fan of Christian artists. That flows from the Cultural Mandate of Genesis 1:26-28 and 2:15. Darrow writes about this concept in his book, LifeWork. What God made in Genesis chapter 1 was perfect, but it … Continue reading

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Poverty: It’s Not Too Late to Win the War

Poverty often results from the natural human tendency to respond to incentives. That’s true, by the way, not only for those who receive money from government programs but also for those whose livelihood depends on managing government programs. One example is the … Continue reading

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A Secularist Inquisition: Houston and Freedom of Religion

Does freedom of religion no longer apply in Houston? Is a secularist inquisition underway in America? Recently Pastor Steve Riggle of Grace Community Church was served a subpoena from Susman Godfrey, the lead counsel of the city of Houston. The … Continue reading

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The Ebola Crisis: A Case Study in Worldviews

Numerous articles have been sparked by Brian Palmer’s piece on the Christian medical “missionaries” and the Ebola crisis. They include the following at MereOrthodoxy, Ethic’s Daily, New York Times!, and BreakPoint. These have mostly focused on the motivations of Christian … Continue reading

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