Category Archives: Arts

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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Artists Speaking to the Culture

If you regularly read Darrow Miller and Friends, you may have noticed that I have a heart for Christians in the arts. Especially I want to encourage young artists. I aspire to be a clarion call to raise up artists … Continue reading

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What Makes The Hobbit The Hobbit?

In Puerto Rico last month, Darrow mentioned something about one of his “favorite books,” Tree and Leaf by Tolkien. I had never heard of this book but came home and ordered it. Now I have a new  favorite book. In … Continue reading

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The Create Commission: Artists Serving the Kingdom

For years I have been speaking about the role of the church as the wellspring of the arts for a society. I have also talked and written about worldview and the arts.  When I speak on these things, it usually … Continue reading

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BEAUTY Will Save the World

The Christian active in the arts has opportunity to speak prophetically to culture. Knowing my interest in that subject, my son Nathan sent me an article titled “Beauty Will Save the World.” When Alexandr Solzhenitsyn was awarded the 1970 Nobel … Continue reading

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Why Cities Should Reflect the New Jerusalem

History began in a garden and will end in a city! We are the children of Adam and Eve; the Cultural Mandate given to our first parents  (Genesis 1:26-28) remains in force today. We are to have children, form families … Continue reading

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How MUSIC Shapes a Culture and the World

Music is more than just an aural experience, as I was reminded recently by something I read. It’s always fun to find those in our travels to whom God has given a similar message. That’s certainly true for those of … Continue reading

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A Powerful Resource for Creating Godly Culture

Here at the Disciple Nations Alliance we are fans of Ken Myers and his Mars Hill Audio Journal. Ken helps us understand what it means to live Coram Deo in our deeply secular 21st-century world. Many Christians live in the sacred-secular divide which … Continue reading

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CREATOR and CREATION: How Did God Make It Happen? part 2

Here’s the conclusion to part 1 of  CREATOR and CREATION: How Did God Make It Happen? published on Monday. There was soon light enough for them to see one another’s faces. The Cabby and the two children had open mouths and … Continue reading

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CREATOR and CREATION: How Did God Make It Happen?

Over the years, as I have taught on the significance of worldview for our lives and for the creation of godly culture, I have always touched briefly on how God created. In fact Genesis 1 reveals that God created the universe … Continue reading

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